Windhoek, 29 August 2019 Windhoek, 29 August 2019

Air Vice Marshal Martin Pinehas, the Acting Chief of Defence Force conferred rank insignias to Brigadier General (Brig Gen) Josua Namhindo to the substantive ranks of Major General and appointed as Chief of Staff Joint Operations, Colonel (Col) Abisai Heita to Brig Gen and appointed as Chief of Staff Information and Communication Technology, Col Mathew Shipulwa to Brig Gen and appointed as Commandant Namibia Command and Staff College.

Their promotions are with effect from 01 September 2019. The three Generals were promoted to fill vacancies arising from retirements. At the same time the NDF bade farewell to Brig Gen Nghishongele and Brig Gen Shikufa who retired on 30 August 2019.

Air Vice Marshal Martin Pinehas, the Acting Chief of Defence Force conferred rank insignias Air Vice Marshal Martin Pinehas, the Acting Chief of Defence Force conferred rank insignias