This article will discuss the list of military barracks in Ghana and highlight a few things you need to know about the Ghana Army.
The Ghana Armed Forces are the unified armed force of Ghana, consisting of the Army, Navy, and Ghana Air Force. The Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces is the president of Ghana, who is also the supreme military commander of the Border Guard Unit.
List of Military Barrack In Ghana
A military barracks is a facility directly owned and operated by or for the military or one of its branches that shelters military equipment and personnel and facilitates training and operations.
The Ghana Military barracks provides accommodations for one or more units, but it may also be used as a command centre, training ground or proving ground. In most cases, the military barracks rely on outside help to operate.
However, certain complex barracks can endure on their own for long periods because they can provide food, water and other necessities for their inhabitants while under siege. Base/Barracks for military aviation are called military airbase, or simply “airbase”, and the base for military ships is called the naval base.
Below is the list of military barracks in Ghana;
- 1 Inf BN, Michel Camp, Tema;
- 3 Inf BN, Myohaung Barracks, Takoradi;
- 5 Inf BN, Arakan Barracks, Burma Camp;
- 64 Infantry Regt- Gondar Barracks,
- 66 Arty Regt- Volta Barracks Ho, Armd Recce Regt,
- Gondar Barracks,
- Burma Camp.
- 48 Engr Regt,
- Wajir Barracks, Teshie
Below are some frequently asked questions related to the list of military barracks in Ghana;
How many battalions do we have in Ghana?
There are six battalions divided equally between the army’s two brigades in Ghana.
How long is military training in Ghana?
The duration of the course for army cadets is two years. At the end of the first six months, a few candidates may be selected to finish their studies at foreign institutions such as the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst in Britain.
What is the salary for Ghana military?
The higher the rank, the higher the responsibility. The Salary of the Ghana Army is not made public, but from the resources we gathered, the least ranking officer in the Ghana Army takes home GH¢1,000.00 per month. However, some allowances and bonuses are accrued to men and women of the Ghana Army.
What education is needed to become a soldier in Ghana?
According to an official in the Defence section of the High Commission for the Republic of Ghana, in Washington, DC, general recruitment in the Ghanaian Armed Forces (GAF) is open to Ghanaian holders of a high school diploma, between 18 and 24 years of age, which are not less than 5 feet and 6 inches tall (14 June 1999).
How can I become a soldier in Ghana?
Be a Ghanaian citizen by birth. Be of good character. Not be less than 18 years and not more than 26 years for Regular Commission and Short Service Commission applicants. Be medically fit by Ghana Armed Forces standards.
Who is the army commander in Ghana?
Major General Thomas Oppong PeprahThe current Chief of Army Staff is Major General Thomas Oppong Peprah. He was appointed to the position by President Akuffo-Addo on 7 February 2020.
In this article, we provided above all the list of military barracks in Ghana.
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