Jun 27, 2012, 2:56 PM
Information reaching this paper has it that Lieutenant Colonel Biran Saine who was discharged from the army early this year has been reinstated as Chief of the Gambia National Guards (GNG). He was reportedly reinstated last week.
Lt. Col. Saine is said to be one of the best heads and most experienced officers in the Gambia National Army.
in the Gambia National Army on
In 1987, he was posted to Charlie Company, 1st Infantry Battalion on their deployment to the then Senegambia Confederal Battalion, where he served until 1989.
thereafter sent to the
In September 1989 he was commissioned as Second Lieutenant.
Lt Col Saine had held many appointments in the army.
He served in ECOMOG-Liberia from mid 1991 to early 1992, as platoon commander. He also served with the United Nations Operations in
1992, Lt Col Saine was appointed Staff Officer Grade 3 Intelligence and
Saine did his Junior Staff Course at the Command and
Saine had attended six military courses in the course of his career, the most
recent of which are: Administration and Logistic in United Nations Peace
Operations and International Peace Support Operations, at the Kofi Annan
International Peacekeeping Training Centre in