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President Sirleaf Signs Book of Condolence for fallen AFL Dep. Chief of Staff, Col. Eric W. Dennis at the Barclay Training Center


Pres. Sirleaf Signs Book of Condolence For AFL Deputy Chief of Staff 

MONROVIA, August 23 (LINA) - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has led an array of senior government officials to sign the Book of Condolence for fallen Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) Deputy Chief of Staff, Colonel Eric W. Dennis.

Colonel Dennis died on Monday, August 8, at the Du-Side Hospital in Firestone, Lower Margibi County following a brief illness.

 According to an Executive Mansion release, the signing ceremony took place on Tuesday, August 23, at the Barclay Training Center in Monrovia.

Prior to his  death, Colonel Dennis was enlisted with the first recruit class in July 2006, and held the positions of Assistant Chief of Staff (ACOS) for Training; First Battalion Commander, 23rd Infantry Brigade; Company Commander, ‘B Company’ First Battalion; 23rdInfantry Brigade, Platoon Commander, among other assignments.

On February 11, 2013, he was appointed by President Sirleaf as Deputy Chief of Staff of the AFL, replacing Colonel Daniel Moore, who was honorably retired from the army.

Col. Dennis was a graduate of the Ghana Army Command and Staff College.

He obtained a Master’s degree in Governance and Leadership from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) in Accra.

He also earned a Master’s in International Relations from the Ibrahim B. Babangida Graduate School of International Studies of the University of Liberia.

Prior to his appointment as Deputy Chief of Staff, he served as Instructor of Reserved Officers Training Course (ROTC) at the University of Liberia.

Meanwhile, On Thursday, August 25, the remains of Colonel Dennis will be conveyed under appropriate military escort from the St. Moses Funeral Parlor at 4:00 p.m. to the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Paynesville for one night of wake-keeping and thereafter on Friday, August 26, funeral rites will take place at the Trinity Cathedral on Broad Street, beginning at 10:00 a.m., followed by interment at the Bensonville Cemetery in Bentol City, Montserrado County.



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