Newly graduated military police officers from Masindi training school in Masindi district have been urged to put their country first in order to maintain peace and stability in the country and abroad.
The pass-out of about 271 Military Police troops successfully happened at Masindi Training School, in Masindi district.
(D/CLF) Maj Gen Francis Takirwa, the Deputy Commander Land Forces, officiated at the pass-out of about 271 Military Police troops, which successfully happened at Masindi Training School, in Masindi district.
Maj Gen Takirwa congratulated the newly graduated police officers on their successful training by competent individuals and encouraged them to use their newly acquired skills and knowledge to protect and serve their country.
“I have noted that with continuous training, the correlates will perfect their skills when confronted with any emerging global threat like terrorism or cyber insecurity, so the acquired skills will help protect and fight against the various threats in the country and across the border,” Takirwa stated.
Speaking at the same graduation, Brig Gen William Bainomugisha, the Commandant Military Police, commended the UPDF leadership for spearheading the professional agenda through training and the improvement of troop welfare, among others.
“I urged the fresh trainees to often lead by example and give utmost respect to the ‘Red Tops’,” said Bainomugisha.
Bainomugisha also congratulated the trainees and called for the preservation of discipline and integrity, which are some of the core values of the Pro-People Force, UPDF.
The pass-out was attended by UPDF Senior and Junior Officers, Militants, local leaders, and Religious leaders, among others.