Kenya's Brigade Commander Army Special Operations Brigadier Ahmed Saman and Commanding Officer 23 Mechanized Infantry Battalion (MIB) Lieutenant Colonel Kennedy Rubithia, on October 13, 2022, went on an approximately 114 Km cycling expedition in honour of KDF fallen heroes and heroines ahead of Kenya Defence Forces Day 2022. The expedition started at Laikipia Air Base (LAB) at 0720hrs with a stopover at the School of Infantry (SOI) Isiolo, thereafter proceeding to the School of Military Engineering (SOME) and back to LAB. Brig Saman dedicated the expedition to KDF Fallen heroes and heroines who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the defence of Kenya. "Their contribution will never be forgotten since no mission is too difficult and no sacrifice is too great, above all else, duty first," he said. Lt Col Rubithia, on his part, expressed utmost honour to the fallen Soldiers who showed unmatched love for their country by paying the ultimate price. "To our fallen gallant soldiers, you have done your duty for the love of our country. We honour and celebrate you," he stated. KDF Day is an annual event celebrated on October 14 in honour of fallen heroes and heroines. This year's KDF Day will be held at LAB under the theme, "SOLDIER CENTRIC APPROACHES TOWARDS THE UPSCALING OF MISSION READINESS."