The Army has retired 93 officers from the force.
The function held at the military headquarters in Mbuya yesterday saw 17 Colonels, 13 Lieutenant Colonels, and 63 Majors officially discharged from the Army.
Lt. Gen Peter Elwelu, the Deputy Chief of Defence Forces –CDF, presided over the retirement and urged the retirees to maintain discipline so that they can be accorded the same by the civilians with whom they are going to socialize every day.
Elwelu asked the retirees to always reflect on the image of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces –UPDF whenever they are faced with tough challenges. Col Godfrey Okello who spoke on behalf of his fellow retirees said that the day is a special occasion as they gather to celebrate not just the culmination of their military journey, but also the enduring spirit of dedication, and service that defines the Army. END.