The Ministry Of Defence Is Recruiting General Service Officer (GSO) Cadet And Specialist Officers

The Ministry Of Defence is recruiting General Service Officer (GSO) Cadet and Specialist Officers into the Kenya Defence Forces during this month of August and September 2017.

This implies that KDF or Kenya Defence Forces will be recruiting General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets & Specialist Officers.


1.Must be Kenyan citizens.

2.Age: Between 18 and 26 years old for GSO Cadets and

up to 29 years for Specialist Officers.

3.Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.

4.Have no criminal record.

  1. Minimum Height: 5 ft 3 in. (5’3”).
  2. Minimum Weight:

(1) Men ,54.55 Kg (120 lb).

(2) Women,50.00 Kg (110 lb)

Important Downloads

Below are important two downloads which breaks down the detailed applications which are needed by the Ministry Of Defence and Kenya Defence Forces.

The Applicants must go through carefully and provide the much needed minimal requirements as stated.

The forms also show the vacant positions which need to be filled up between these two months of August and September.

In a summary, about 20 positions need to be filled up according to these PDFs, download them below.



Download by clicking on the blue links


Clear photocopies of genuine and relevant academic certificates and national ID card must be attached to the application and be addressed to the:

Assistant Chief of the Defence Forces

(Personnel and Logistics)

Ministry of Defence Defence Headquarters

Ulinzi House

P.O. Box 40668



so as to reach him on or before

27th august 2017


Candidates who will be shortlisted for GSO Cadets / Specialist Officers shall be notified through the print media between 12th Sep –19th Sep 201



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