Gen Olum and LDP

Major General Dick Olum tells 461 LDP he passed out to “be mission ready” 

(Last Updated On: 27 October 2023)

Kasese | The Mountain Division Commander, Major General Dick Olum on October 27 called upon Local Defence Personnel (LDP) to be prepared to serve diligently in the different areas of operations under the Mountain Division.  

Maj Gen Olum made the call as he presided over the pass out of over 461 LDPs who were undergoing refresher training at Hima Training School, Kasese district. 

Dick challenged the LDPs to be disciplined to progress in their careers in the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces and warned them against desertion.

He further cautioned the LDPs against reckless lifestyles and urged them to guard themselves against HIV/AIDS. He equally advised the ladies against early pregnancies.

The 222 Brigade Commander, Col Saul Nabimanya said that the newly passed-out trainees received proper training in accordance with the operational capabilities in the Mountain Division area of responsibility. 

Col Saul added that they were ready to be launched in the theatre of operations under the 222 Mountain Brigade area of operation. 

Present at the function were Brig Gen Steven Mugerwa, and senior and junior officers under the Mountain Division.

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