UPDF Promotions 2022 and Transfers (List of Promoted, Appointed, and Transferred Officers)

Last Updated on August 18, 2022 by KWS Adams
UPDF Promotions 2022

Here is a list of the latest UPDF promotions, appointments and transfers for 2022.

Wondering who has been promoted or appointed and who has been transferred? Check out the newly UPDF promotions list 2022. You can also download the PDF file and save it for future reference.

According to the Press Statement released and published on the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces website, H.E the President and Commander in Chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces has transferred, posted and promoted the following general officers and other senior officers of the UPDF.

NoRankNameNew Appointment / Transfer / Promotion
1Maj GenSamuel KawagaTransferred to Nairobi as Defence Advisor
2Brig GenJoseph SemwangaCommander of UPDF 1st Division
3Brig GenDavid Mugisha 3rd DivisionAppointed Commander SFC
4Brig GenFelix BusizooriAppointed 3rd Division Second in Command
5Lt ColAllan MatsikoPromoted to Colonel
6MajDancun KafeeroPromoted to Lt Col
7ColHerbert NabimanyaTransferred from SFC to Land Forces

MODVA Press Statement

UPDF Promotions 2022 press statement
Source: UPDF 2022 promotions press statement

General Officers and Senior Officers of the UPDF Appointments 18/August/2022

  1. Maj Gen Hudson Mukasa appointed Deputy General Officer Commanding – Reserve Forces
  2. Maj Gen George Igumba appointed Commandant Senior Command and Staff College – Kimaka
  3. Maj Gen Lucky J Kidega appointed Camp Commandant
  4. Brig Gen Geoffrey Kaweesa Kigozi appointed Deputy Chief of Personnel and Administration
  5. Brig Gen Hassan Kimbowa appointed Adjutant – General Headquarters
  6. Brig Gen Ssenkumba Eugene Ssebugwawo appointed Chief of Personnel and Administration
  7. Brig Gen Godwin Karugaba appointed Deputy Chief of Logistics and Engineering
  8. Brig Gen Mwanje Ssekiranda appointed Chief of Staff – Reserve Forces
  9. Brig Gen Ronald Solomon Bigirwa appointed Defence Advisor -Tanzania
  10. Brig Gen Stephen Tumwesigye Kashure appointed Chief of Staff – Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Centre
  11. Brig Gen Simon Nicholas Ocan appointed Defence Advisor -Burundi
  12. Brig Gen Metland K Bitumbika appointed General Manager –Defence Forces Shop Uganda Ltd
  13. Brig Gen Augustine Kamyuka Kyazze appointed Commandant –Defence General Deport
  14. Brig Gen Francis Chemengich Chemo appointed Defence Advisor – Somalia
  15. Brig Gen Julius Bagonza appointed Director Personnel and Administration – Air Forces
  16. Col Justus Besisira appointed Director – Recruitment
  17. Col Fred Zakye appointed Defence Advisor – Ethiopia
  18. Col Daniel Erasmus Omoding appointed Defence Advisor -Belgium-Brussels
  19. Col James Kato Kalyebara appointed Commander Royal Guards
  20. Col Herbert Kyabihende Makanga appointed Deputy Chief Inspector General of Military Equipment
  21. Col David Tweheyo appointed College Secretary – National Defence College Uganda
  22. Col Peter Buyungo appointed Defence Advisor – USA
  23. Col Silver Changa Muhwezi appointed Deputy Commandant Senior Command and Staff College – Kimaka
  24. Col Emmanuel David Muhanguzi appointed Acting Chief of Policy and Plans
  25. Col Simon Peter Oyoo appointed Defence Advisor – India
  26. Col Allan Matsiko appointed a Director in SFC
  27. Col Nicholas Nyesiga appointed Director of Personnel
  28. Col Deogratias Asiimwe Akiiki appointed Deputy Defence Spokesperson
  29. Col AG. Chris Sseruyange Ddamulira appointed Defence Advisor – Saudi Arabia
  30. Lt Col Samson Henry Nabeeta appointed Director Estates
  31. Lt Col Ronald Kagyenyi appointed Director Inspectorate
  32. Lt Col Moses Wilson Ssentongo appointed Director of Music
  33. Lt Col Duncan R Kafeero appointed a Deputy Director in SFC
  34. Lt Col Ronald Kungu Kakurungu appointed Deputy Director of Strategic Communications
  35. Lt Col Betty Musuya Wanyera appointed Director Women Affairs
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The Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs and UPDF fraternity congratulate the transferred, posted and promoted senior officers. Refer here for the most recent promotions of 18, August 2022

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UPDF Promotions 2022 and Transfers (List of Promoted, Appointed, and Transferred Officers)

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