20 July 2018. The Central Command (C/COMD) of the Ghana Armed Forces has a held a firing competition for units under its Command at the Yaohima Gallery Range, on Thursday 19 and Friday 20 July, 2018.
The two-day competition, which was aimed at grooming troops for subsequent firing competitions at the formation and service levels, saw teams drawn from the HQ Central Command Camp, 3rd and 4th Battalions of Infantry and 2 Independent Recce Squadron competing in various practices like pistol, M16 carbine, M16 standard and falling plates shoot.
The 3rd Battalion of Infantry based in Sunyani was adjudged the overall best team with the 4th Battalion of Infantry in Kumasi placing second. The headquarters Central Command came third in the competition.
Private Mantey Michael and Sgt Darkwah Sarah were adjudged the overall best male and female competitors respectively.
The Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Hon Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, General Officer Commanding (GOC) C/COMD, Brig Gen Cosmos Alhassan, COO C/COMD, Col Y Salifu and the various Commanders of the Units under the Command were in attendance.