President Yoweri Museveni inspects the parade in Butaleja at 37th Tarehe Sita celebrations.
The Commander-in-chief and his army are marking the anniversary since the National Resistance Army launched the first guerrilla attack in 1981 on Kabamba Barracks that culminated into the five-year guerrilla war that eventually brought NRM to power in 1986.
Hundreds of residents are gathering at Butaleja District Boma grounds for the celebrations held under the theme “Re-affirming the contribution of armed forces towards regional integration for strategic security, development and prosperity.”
This year’s event also mark the first East African Community Armed forces week celebrations.
Tarehe Sita is ot recognised as a public holiday in Uganda.