During a pass out ceremony held on Friday 21st October 2022, the newly trained soldiers demonstrated to the RDF leadership the skills at arms and tactical drills acquired during the year-long military training.
The enrolment ceremony was presided over by the RDF Army Chief of Staff, Lt Gen Mubarakh Muganga on behalf the Chief Defence Staff Gen Jean Bosco Kazura.
In his remarks, the Army Chief of Staff thanked the young soldiers for the good choice made to join the RDF family to protect the country and its people.
He welcomed the graduates and urged them to observe RDF values including patriotism, discipline and commitment. “I urge you to always be the best in all tasks given to you and to learn from your predecessors,” he said.
He reminded them that the success of RDF has and will always be built on exceptional discipline.
During the ceremony, different awards were presented to recognise the best performers during one-year training.
Pte Byiringiro Egide received the overall best student award followed by Pte Gisingizo Aime Bruno and Pte Habumugisha Benon.