Photo Credit: UPDF-AF
Col John Winston Mugarura, the Deputy Sector One Commander and Deputy Uganda Contingent Commander in Somalia has commissioned a brick making machine at the marine workshop in Basecamp, from where it was fabricated by a UPDF Officer along with three other colleagues.
Lt Chris Collins, a (UPDF -AF) Airforce officer serving under Battle Group Twenty-Eight as a Raven Commander is the brain behind the idea to build the machine.
Lt Collins said that the desire to construct his own house in Uganda compelled him to seek for a way to minimise the cost of making bricks. He then shared the idea with a colleague, Capt. Gideon Kyeyune and with further research, they built the machine.
The Deputy Sector One Commander was accompanied by Contingent Anti-Aircraft Asset Commander Col Ismail Sendagire, Senior and junior officers from the contingent headquarter, among others.