KDF DAY

Soldier recalls how KDF captured Kismayu in 2012

Major Eric Wambugu was heading the Special Boat Unit that coordinated the attack while at sea

In Summary
  • October 14 was set aside to celebrate KDF soldiers’ gallantry and sacrifice in the line of duty as they selflessly took up the task of protecting the nation.  

  • Wambugu, the Second in Command of the Special Operations Squadron in the Kenya Navy Fleet, narrated to the Star the role of his team in the offensive operation.

As the country marks the Kenya Defence Forces Day today, Major Eric Wambugu recalls the role the navy played in the historic capture of port Kismayu in Somalia in 2012.

October 14 was set ...

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