137 soldiers of the Gambia Armed Forces newly established Defence Intelligence Security Company (DIS Coy) together with 40 soldiers of the British Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Corps on Friday 31 May 2019 completed a joint training exercise at the GAF Training School (GAFTS).
The exercise was conducted in a Platoon and Section battle phase drill operations. The aim of the exercise was to apply on the ground some lessons learnt.
In a similar but separate event at the GAFTS saw the passing out ceremony of two badges of GAF personnel who had a month’s training on Military Clerical Duties and Support Weapons Operations. The trainings are part of the CDS’s yearly training programs which are executed by the Directorate of Training and Doctrine. The aim of the training is to further prepare GAF personnel in the various units to be better prepared and equipped with the requisite know how to perform their various function in the army most efficiently.