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

Maj. Allan Kitanda, Uganda People’s Defence Force Psychological Operations staff officer, gives an interview to Senior Airman Ryan McDivitt, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa Public Affairs Office videobroadcast journalist at the Uganda Junior Command and Staff College, Jinja, Uganda, Aug. 15, 2017. Members of CJTF-HOA were working with UPDF members in training on 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)
Maj. Allan Kitanda, Uganda People’s Defence Force Psychological Operations staff officer, gives an interview to Senior Airman Ryan McDivitt, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa Public Affairs Office videobroadcast journalist at the Uganda Junior Command and Staff College, Jinja, Uganda, Aug. 15, 2017. Members of CJTF-HOA were working with UPDF members in training on 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)
Download full-resolution

Tags

Uganda CJTF-HOA Africa military UPDF psychological operations

We suggest

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.

CJTF-HOA 9/11 remembrance competition strengthens bodies, bonds of joint-branch warriors

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, Camp Lemonnier and tenant units shed blood, sweat and tears during the Joint Warrior Competition here, Sept. 9.

CJTF-HOA civil affairs veterinarians assist in diminishing animal disease, overpopulation in Djibouti

The Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa’s 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion (CAB) Functional Specialty Group (FXSP) veterinarians spayed, dewormed and immunized the cats of Caritas Djibouti here, Aug 30.

Ugandan Battle Group 22 lays deployment groundwork

The Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) is preparing Ugandan Battle Group 22 (UGABAG 22) for a spring 2017 deployment in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), with a 12-week training course at Camp Singo, Uganda.

State, Defense department officials focus on East Africa security

U.S. Embassy representatives from eight East African nations joined military leaders from U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier Jan. 24, for the 2017 East Africa Security Synchronization Conference.