The CSFC, Brig. Don Nabasa( in specs) and Senior SFC leaders in a group photo with newly promoted Lieutenant Colonels after they were decrated at the Marine base, Entebbe. PPU Photo.
By Capt Denis Omara
131 Officers of the Special Forces Command (SFC) have been decorated in a piping ceremony held on Friday, 17 March, 2018 at the SFC Marine Base in Entebbe.
They are part of the 1,384 Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Officers that were promoted to various Senior and Junior ranks recently by President Yoweri Museveni and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Armed Forces.
Lt Col. Wandwasi being decorated by the Deputy CSFC, Col. Vincent Senfuka at Uwaminifu officers’ Club, Entebbe. PPU Photo
The Piping ceremony included those promoted to the ranks of Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Captain and Lieutenant.
The Commander of SFC, Brigadier Don Nabaasa, presided over the ceremony. He congratulated all the UPDF Officers that were promoted recently over their well-deserved promotion. He also applauded their spouses on their support to the Officers in achieving the promotions.
Brig. Don giving a speech shortly after the officers received their pips. PPU Photo
Brig. Nabaasa further thanked the Officers for working very hard to achieve the promotions adding that, their accolades were a result of the various assignments so far accomplished. He, however, observed that the new promotions entail added responsibilities that require more hard work.
Lt Col. Charity Bainababo was among those elevated. She is being decorated by the CSFC, Brig. Don Nabasa. PPU Photo.
He called on them to double their efforts and as well begin to think like senior leaders. He also advised them to live by example to their junior officers by performing better at work and assured them that more promotions would come if they continue working work hard and operating in accordance with the required standard of SFC.