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The Papua New Guinea Defence Force for the first time after a long time presented bibles to troops on deployment to Daru in the Western Province.

A total of twenty-five bible were presented to members currently in Daru and the waters of Daru who left last Friday.

The Chaplain detached to the PNGDF COVID-19 Operations, Captain Norman Taylor Kakeni said the move is in line with the Commander’s Intent.

“The Commander’s intent is putting god first and we want soldiers on deployment to remember that where ever they are, god is always watching,” Chaplain Kakeni said.

“We have had incidents in the past where troops are on operation and they deviate. It is important for members on deployment to remember god is with them regardless of the circumstances.”

Chaplain Kakeni said most soldier also don’t own pocket bibles.

He also made it known that in future they the chaplaincy services intends to provide soldiers with pocket bible each time they deploy.           




Chaplain Kakeni presenting pocket bibles for the troops deployed in Daru to the Officer in Command of Long Range Reconnaissance Unit, Captain Daniel Orim.

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