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Southern Command wins “Ex-Tigers’ Path 2017”

Akim Achiase (E/R),
July 15, GNA – The Southern Command of the Ghana Armed Forces has emerged
winners in the “Ex-Tigers’ Path 2017” competition held at the Achiase Jungle
Warfare in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region.

The Central Command
placed second and the Support Services Brigade came third.  They were awarded certificates and trophies.

The biennial four-day
competition draws military personnel from the Central Command, Northern
Command, Southern Command, the Navy, Air Force and the Support Services Brigade
to compete in marksmanship, improvised river crossing, raid, obstacles crosses,
among other drills.

The competition took
place in the forest within the catchment areas of the Achiase Jungle Warfare
School.

Madam Cynthia Awoaki
of the Northern Command was adjudged the overall best female contestant.

The media partners of
the Ex-Tigers’ Path 2017 comprising the Ghana News Agency, GHOne TV, Ghana
Broadcasting Corporation, Akyemansa FM, Weaverex, Angel TV and others were
given certificates of appreciation.

Mr Dominic Nitiwul,
the Minister of Defence in an address congratulated the military personnel for
their hard work and endurance during the competition and urged them to keep it
on for the years ahead.

Brigadier General
Moses Aryee, the Army Training Commander called for adequate logistics to train
the military personnel.

Dasebere Gyeni-Kenten
II, the Chief of Achiase and his elders graced the occasion.

The Ex-Tigers’ Path
was instituted in 1991 by a former Commandant of the Military Academy and
Training Schools (MATS).

GNA

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