The Commander-in-Chief of UPDF Gen Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has reappointed Lt Gen Andrew Gutti Chairman General Court Martial.
“On behalf of UPDF, I congratulate him,” said army spokesperson Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso on Friday evening.
Lieutenant General Andrew Gutti is the Chairman of the General Court Martial of the Uganda People’s Defence Force.
He was appointed to that position in May 2016, replacing the late Major General Levi Karuhanga.
Between May 2012 and December 2013, he was the commander of the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) based in Mogadishu, Somalia. For his service in Somalia, he was awarded the United States military service medal.
Before his deployment to Somalia, he was the commandant of the Uganda Senior Command and Staff College at Kimaka in the Eastern Region of Uganda.
He served in this role between 2007 and 2011, having served as the Deputy to the Commanding Officer of the College, before that.
Other assignments in the UPDF include as the Chief of Training in the UPDF, position he served in between 2004 and 2005, at the rank of Brigadier, following his promotion from the rank of Colonel in 2014. Before that, he has served as the commander of the 3rd infantry Division.
In 2005, he served as a member of the Parliament of Uganda, representing the UPDF, replacing Brigadier Henry Tumukunde.
He was promoted from Brigadier to Major General, in February 2008, serving at that rank until March 2012, when he was promoted to Lieutenant General, immediately prior to his deployment to Somalia.
Senior Command and Staff College Edit
Andrew Gutti served from 2011 to date as Commandant of the Uganda Senior Command and Staff College located in Kimaka Kimaka
As Chairman of General Court Martial
His first term as Chairman of the court martial, lasted from 17 May 2016 until 16 May 2018.
In 3 July 2018, the president of Uganda and Commander-in-Chief of the UPDF reappointed General Gutti to a second two-year term as the chairman of the UPDF general court martial.