• Short Summary

    The Chief of the Kenyan Defence Staff, Major General Ndolo, was guest of honour Friday (March 20) at the passing out parade of more than one hundred air force recruits.

  • Description

    The Chief of the Kenyan Defence Staff, Major General Ndolo, was guest of honour Friday (March 20) at the passing out parade of more than one hundred air force recruits. The colourful ceremony was held near Nairobi.

    In all 115 recruits at the Armed Forces Training College took part in the ceremony. The day began with the arrival of the Armed Forces band which led in the recruits. Minutes later Major General Ndolo arrived and was greeted by the Commandant of the Training College, Colonel Nzioka.

    Several hundred relatives and friends of the recruits watched as General Ndolo inspected the parade before taking his place on the official dais for the march past.

    After the recruits had taken an oath of loyalty the General presented prizes. The cup for the best recruit was won by John Kirui.

    SYNOPSIS: Armed Forces Training College near Nairobi saw another passing out parade on Friday (March 20) when 115 air force recruits officially finished their course.

    The Chief of the Kenyan Defence Staff, Major General Ndolo was guest of honour at the passing out ceremony. He was met on his arrival by the Commandant of the College, Colonel Nzioka.

    After inspecting the recruits, General Ndolo mounted the official dais and watched as the men marched past to the music of the Armed Forces Band.

    Several hundred friends and relatives of the recruits were on hand for the passing out ceremony.

    After the recruits had taken an oath of allegiance, General Ndolo presented prizes to some of the men. The award for the best recruit was won by John Kirui. He was presented with a cup.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9TCWTVYURW8FIC7B4F961YMM0
    Media URN:
    VLVA9TCWTVYURW8FIC7B4F961YMM0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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