On Friday 14 September 2018 from 0800 to 1300 Hours, students of the Senior Command and Staff Course (SCSC) 07 accompanied by Rwanda Defence Force Command and Staff College (RDFCSC) faculty, visited 305 Brigade Tactical Headquarters in the field in Kinigi to physically see the layout and responsibilities of various elements of a Bde HQ in the field.
The RDFCSC visiting delegation was welcomed by Col D Murenzi, 305 Deputy Brigade Commander, who, assisted by his ably staff officers, briefed the delegation on the tactical deployment of the Brigade.
During the visit, various Brigade Command Support, Combat Support, and Combat Service Support (CSS) elements demonstrated and presented on their functions, roles and responsibilities to enable the Brigade fulfill its mission. The demonstration was aimed at elucidating the Layout, establishment of typical Bde HQ in the field and the support provided by CSS units within the Brigade Admin Area (BAA).
The various briefings and demonstrations enabled students to fully appreciate the complexities of moving and deploying a formation HQ in the field and the functions of its component cells.
At the end of the visit, students had clear understanding considerations of sitting of HQ in the field and organization and layout of a Bde HQ in the field as well as its supporting BAA. Also, Students got to understand functions, roles and responsibilities of various cells of a Bde HQ and various elements of CSS within a BAA in support of a Brigade.
In the offered vote of thanks, RDFCSC students and faculty appreciated the effort, commitment and cooperation offered by 305 Deputy Bde Commander and his Staff towards the realization of the visit objective.