Eschew negative tendencies that tarnish the image of the Military-Ayamgha
8/3/2012 6:31:47 PM -
Takoradi, Aug. 3, GNA - Air Commodore Francis Ayamgha, Chief Staff Officer, Air Force, Headquarters, on Friday cautioned the military against some 'outrageous and unmilitary behaviours' which would be embarrassing to the Command.
Air Cdre Ayamgha said in a situation when officers turn themselves into land guards, debt collectors or agents, illegal miners, arbitrators, arrest of drug peddlers, unsolicited police duties and chieftaincy dispute among other negatives behaviours were gradually tarnishing the good image of the military.
'I wish to caution you on some outrageous and unmilitary behaviour sometimes exhibited by miscreants of our noble profession to the embarrassment of the Command', he added.
Air Cdre Ayamgha was speaking at the passing out ceremony of 141 Air Force recruits after they had successfully undergone a six-month basic military training at the Air Force Base in Takoradi.
He said the command would not gloss over any act of commission or omission on the part of personnel and that appropriate sanctions would be applied to any individual involved in such acts.
Air Cdre Ayamgha said the government had significantly improved the conditions of service for personnel adding, 'Ours is to dedicate ourselves to the ethics of our noble profession and keep focused at all times in the defense of the Republic of Ghana'.
He therefore reminded them on the need to be loyal to the command at all times and work diligently to gain the confidence and trust of all adding, 'I implore you to ponder over the oath of allegiance as you will be bonded by it throughout your career in the Armed Forces.'
Recruit Adjei Adolf Woode emerged the overall best recruit and was awarded with a trophy and GH¢ 200.