KDF ranks: From senior-most position to the lowest
By Brian Okoth
| July 24th 2021
There are ten ranks in the Kenya Defence Forces.
Members of the Defence Forces are guided by unmatchable discipline and respect depending on the rank of an officer.
KDF comprises of three sister services, namely Kenya Army, Kenya Air Force and Kenya Navy. The three are under Service Commanders who oversee their operations.
Regardless of one’s service affliction, promotion is strictly based on merit. It applies both for commissioned and non-commissioned officers.
Below is a list of the military ranks from the senior-most posting to the junior rank, courtesy of the Ministry of Defence:
They serve as staff in KDF. One must have been trained in Defence Staff College to qualify for promotion to the rank of Colonel.
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