A total of 528 UPDF officers have been promoted by the President and Commander in Chief of the armed forces, H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.
According to a statement released by the UPDF, the promoted officers include three officers from the rank of Lieutenant Colonel to 27 from Major to Lieutenant Colonel and 498 officers from Captain to Major.
“Lt Col Benard Tumwesigyire, Lt Col Mark Mugarura and Lt Col Stephen Nsereko are those promoted to Colonel,” the statement read in part.
Last year, the Commander in Chief promoted 39 officers to the rank of general. He followed it up with the promotion of six officers to the rank of Brigadier General and Major General six months back.