Uganda military values humanity, hope while countering VEO actions with U.S. training

Members of the Uganda People’s Defence Force and the 346th Tactical Psychological Operations Company (Airborne) Soldiers from the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa  work on a training scenario together at the Uganda Junior Command and Staff College, Jinja, Uganda, Aug. 14, 2017. Soldiers from CJTF-HOA were training UPDF members in the field of psychological operations as part of the U.S. mission of strengthening partner nation defense forces. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
Members of the Uganda People’s Defence Force and the 346th Tactical Psychological Operations Company (Airborne) Soldiers from the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa work on a training scenario together at the Uganda Junior Command and Staff College, Jinja, Uganda, Aug. 14, 2017. Soldiers from CJTF-HOA were training UPDF members in the field of psychological operations as part of the U.S. mission of strengthening partner nation defense forces. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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Uganda military values humanity, hope while countering VEO actions with U.S. training

A seemingly contrasting fusion of traits - strength and benevolence - appears to run through the veins of UPDF PSYOP military members.

AMISOM strength bolstered with AFRICOM vehicle delivery to UPDF

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A joint approach to field sanitation

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