Guyana Defence Force Officers Assume key Roles in UN Mission.
Guyana Defence Force Officers Assume Key Roles in UN Mission.
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As Guyana begins its two-year term as an elected member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), two officers from the Guyana Defence Force have taken on crucial roles within the Permanent Mission of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana to the United Nations.
Major Sven Douglas, a seasoned officer with 16 years of military service, will serve as Defence Attache to the Mission. Major Douglas, a graduate of the Standard Officer Course (SOC 40), has a diverse military background, including roles at the Training Corps and the 1 Infantry Battalion. He also brings civilian education with a Master of Business Administration and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Texila America University. Major Douglas’s experience as an Intelligence Officer complements his military service.
Captain Texine Daw, enlisted in the Guyana Defence Force in 2009 and is a graduate of the Standard Officer Course (SOC 42). As an Attorney-at-Law with a Master of Laws from the University of East London, she will serve as First Secretary and one of two legal advisors on the mission. Captain Daw has worked in various departments, including the Training Corps, General Personnel Department, and the Legal Services Department.
Both officers are graduates of the Caribbean Junior Command and Staff Course conducted by the Jamaica Staff College.
The Chief of Staff, Brigadier Omar Khan, and other members of the Force leadership team extend their best wishes to Major Douglas and Captain Daw, emphasizing the importance of their roles and encouraging them to perform their duties diligently.