Col Mararire appointed HQ 4 Infantry Brigade dep commander

​ DENFORD CHIMBWINYA MASVINGO - Colonel Blessing Chikukuza Maraire has been appointed the new HQ 4 Infantry Brigade Deputy Commander replaci...


MASVINGO - Colonel Blessing Chikukuza Maraire has been appointed the new HQ 4 Infantry Brigade Deputy Commander replacing Colonel Michael Mataruka who has been transferred to Army Headquarters in Harare.
Prior to his appointment, Colonel Maraire was with HQ 3 Infantry Brigade as the Deputy Commander.
Born on October 2, 1960 at Mutambara Hospital in Manicaland, Colonel Maraire did his primary education at Chakohwa Primary School from 1968-1973 (Grade 1 to 6).
He did Grade 7 at Nyakatsapa School in Mutasa district in 1974. In 1975 he started his secondary education at Mutambara Mission before leaving for Mozambique to join the liberation struggle.
In Mozambique he stayed at Zhunda Frelimo base before going to Nyadzonya in November 1975. After the Nyadzonya attack in August 1976, he went to Doroi camp before leaving for Tanzania. Colonel Maraire was one of the pioneers to train at Nechingwea Farm 17 camp with the Songa Mbele group (Move forward). He completed training in 1977 before being deployed in Gaza province Praii camp where he graduated as Medical Assistant in 1978.
He was then deployed at the front and involved in a lot of operational contacts against the Rhodesian Army in the Chibi Area , where his pseudo name was Masimba Chimurenga.
During the operation he rose to become Detachment Medical Officer for Sector 2, Detachment 3 (Chibi), the area encompassing Chibi and Mazvihwa to the other side of Runde River. At independence, he assembled at Golf Assembly point and later to Entumbane Camp 2 where he was Deputy Camp Medical Officer. He was attested in the ZNA on 01 February 1981.
The Deputy Commander rose through the ranks to become Colonel in 2004 and held several appointments which include Director Army Pay and Records, Director Procurement, Director ZDF Agro projects, Colonel Administrative Staff, Deputy Commander 3 Infantry Brigade and currently the Deputy Commander 4 Infantry Brigade.
He did several career progression courses in Army pay corps. He is also a holder of Government Accounting level I and II, Trainers of Trainers in Government Accounting and an LCCI Finance and Commerce Third level.  On military courses, he has done all career courses including joint command and Staff Course and the inaugural National Defence Course.
During his entire service, he was honoured and awarded with the independence medal, liberation medal, 10 years service medal, fifteen years service medal, (long and exemplary medal), DRC campaign medal and the Commander of the Zimbabwe Order of Merit.
He is married and has two children and like to watch and play soccer.
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The Mirror: Col Mararire appointed HQ 4 Infantry Brigade dep commander
Col Mararire appointed HQ 4 Infantry Brigade dep commander
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