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)
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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.

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