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The Chief of Staff General Staff, Major General Kasirai Tazira handing over a shield to a winner during the prize giving ceremony of the Chief of Staff All Comers Shoot at Cleveland Range on 10 March 2023.

The Commander 1 Infantry Brigade, Brigadier General Josphat Kudumba chatting with Botswana Defence Force Commander 2 Brigade, Brigadier KM Kgaswanyane along Shashe River on 07 July 2022.

Doctor Mathias Mabvuure Mukona assessing an eye patient at Mt Darwin District Hospital during Exercise Route II in October 2022.

The Zimbabwe Defence Forces troops mounting an 81mm Mortar during Army Games in Russia in August 2022.

Sergeant Musungate Rumbidzai and Corporal Muchetwa Egifa attending to visitors at the ZDF Cultural Exhibition Stand during the Army Games in Moscow, Russia in August 2022.

Notices and Announcements

The Zimbabwe National Army is recruiting suitably qualified candidates who are Zimbabwean citizens and physically fit to join the Organisation and serve in various disciplines.

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The Zimbabwe National Army is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to be trained as Officer Cadets to fill existing vacancies. 

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The ZNA is hierarchically structured. It is a 3-star Headquarters commanded by a Lieutenant General who is the Commander ZNA. The Commander ZNA is deputised by 3 Major Generals appointed Chiefs of Staff. Together with the Commander they constitute the ZNA Command Element. Below this structure are 5 staff branches namely: General Staff, Training, Administration, Quartermaster and Inspectorate. General, Administration and Quartermaster Staff Branches sponsor Corps and Directorates, which are grouped according to their specialised roles as listed below:

The Army has motorised and mechanised infantry, artilery, special forces and a number of military training establishments under command.