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154 Armoured Recce Regiment Becomes Operational

154 Armoured Recce Regiment has become operational and will he headed by Lt Col Obiri-Yeboah who becomes the first to be appointed as the Commanding Officer (CO) of the Regiment.

In an inaugural ceremony on Friday, 22 May 2020 at the Headquarters of the Regiment in Sunyani, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) Central Command, Brig Gen Joseph Aphour who was the Guest of Honour for the ceremony, congratulated the Commanding Officer (CO), Lt Col Obiri-Yeboah for his appointment as the first CO of the new Regiment and extended commendation to Officers, Men and Civilian Employees of the Regiment.

Brig Gen Aphour indicated that the upgrading of the erstwhile 2 Independent Reconnaissance Squadron to 154 Armoured Regiment was relevant to the Central Command as it served as an important enhancement to the combat capability of the Command. Adding that, the enhancement of the Central Command in this manner was timely as the country prepares for election 2020.

He further hinted that, there was ongoing expansion drives by the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to enable it perform its Constitutional mandate of protecting the territorial integrity of the country and also to tackle the ever-changing security threats that confronted the country. According to the GOC, the ongoing drives would see the creation of Commands, and upgrading of existing sub-units to fully-fledged units. This development, he noted, was particularly important in view of the creation of additional Regions in the Country. 

Brig Aphour charged Officers, Men and Civilian Employees of the Regiment to solidly rally behind the CO to ensure the success of the Regiment.

The former 2 Independent Armoured Reconnaissance (Recce) Squadron which was administered by 153 Recce Regiment in Accra, was elevated to a Regimental status and designated 154 Armoured Recce Regiment on 12 August 2019.

Present at the occasion were: Deputy Chief Operations Officer, Central Command (DCOO), Lt Col Mintah Agyemang, CO 3Bn, Lt Col John Kwateng, CO 4Bn Lt Col Kwasi Ware Peprah, and representatives from Sister Security Services.

154 Armoured Recce Regiment Becomes Operational

By WOI Akpabi Kwesi Brown (3 Gar PR Det)

154 Armoured Recce Regiment has become operational and will he headed by Lt Col Obiri-Yeboah who becomes the first to be appointed as the Commanding Officer (CO) of the Regiment.

In an inaugural ceremony on Friday, 22 May 2020 at the Headquarters of the Regiment in Sunyani, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) Central Command, Brig Gen Joseph Aphour who was the Guest of Honour for the ceremony, congratulated the Commanding Officer (CO), Lt Col Obiri-Yeboah for his appointment as the first CO of the new Regiment and extended commendation to Officers, Men and Civilian Employees of the Regiment.

Brig Gen Aphour indicated that the upgrading of the erstwhile 2 Independent Reconnaissance Squadron to 154 Armoured Regiment was relevant to the Central Command as it served as an important enhancement to the combat capability of the Command. Adding that, the enhancement of the Central Command in this manner was timely as the country prepares for election 2020.

He further hinted that, there was ongoing expansion drives by the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to enable it perform its Constitutional mandate of protecting the territorial integrity of the country and also to tackle the ever-changing security threats that confronted the country. According to the GOC, the ongoing drives would see the creation of Commands, and upgrading of existing sub-units to fully-fledged units. This development, he noted, was particularly important in view of the creation of additional Regions in the Country. 

Brig Aphour charged Officers, Men and Civilian Employees of the Regiment to solidly rally behind the CO to ensure the success of the Regiment.

The former 2 Independent Armoured Reconnaissance (Recce) Squadron which was administered by 153 Recce Regiment in Accra, was elevated to a Regimental status and designated 154 Armoured Recce Regiment on 12 August 2019.

Present at the occasion were: Deputy Chief Operations Officer, Central Command (DCOO), Lt Col Mintah Agyemang, CO 3Bn, Lt Col John Kwateng, CO 4Bn Lt Col Kwasi Ware Peprah, and representatives from Sister Security Services.