Col Phetogo: what a mighty good man!

One major reason why I retired early from Botswana Defence Force was that I could not keep up with the level of bootlicking that was taking place.

While in that organisation, I had my share of ups and downs. But there was one officer gentleman who illuminated my path while there.

Colonel Robert Phetogo retired from BDF at the end of October this year and I thought the best present I could ever give him is to write a fitting tribute to this giant of a man. Not giant by the description of his body but he is a man who holds that giant personality stature.

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