Chief of Defence Forces Gen David Muhoozi has presided over the opening of pre- retirement training at Jinja Cantonement Gadaffi Barracks.
The purpose of the pre-retirement training is to prepare retirees for smooth transition to civilian life. Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) leadership invites consultants and experienced technical personnel to give lectures of opportunity to officers and men who are retiring.
Gen Muhoozi, while speaking to retirees on Monday, commended them for offering distinguished service to the army and their country. He informed them that “When you join the army you serve and retire honourably but before you retire, you go through a process.”
He advised retirees to manage their time well bearing in mind that there are a lot of temptations in society outside military adding that, they should maintain high degree of discipline
“Be our good ambassadors, be organised and law abiding citizens,” urged Gen Muhoozi.
He further cautioned them against associating with unproductive peers.
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