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Kenya Defence Force KDF Mod.go.ke Recruitment 2023-2024

Kenya Defence Force KDF Mod.go.ke Recruitment

Kenya Defence Forces Advertisement for Recruitment of General Service Officer Cadets and Specialist Officers – October and November 2023-2024 KDF Jobs.

Advertisement for Recruitment of General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets, Specialist Officers, General Duty Recruits, Tradesmen/Women and Defence Forces Constables into the Kenya Defence Forces.

1. The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) is pleased to announce to the general public the recruitment of General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets and Specialist Officers General Duty Recruits, Tradesmen/Women and Defence Forces Constables into the Kenya Defence Forces which is scheduled to take place in the months of October and November 2023-2024.

 

2. Corruption.

Bribery and other acts of corruption are against the law. All persons presenting themselves for recruitment purposes with fake/falsified documents or caught engaging in any corrupt activity shall be arrested and prosecuted.

If you accept to be conned, you will lose your money or property and go to jail; it has happened to many citizens during past recruitment.

Do not waste your money and risk imprisonment NO ONE can influence the recruitment process.

Report any suspicious activities/conmen to the nearest police station or a military camp. KDF recruitment is absolutely FREE TO ALL.

 

3. Prospective candidates willing to join Kenya Defence Forces MUST meet the following conditions and education qualification:

Conditions

 

  • Be Kenyan citizens with no dual citizenship.
  • Be in possession of a valid Kenyan National Identity Card.
  • Age – between 18 and 26 years old for GSO Cadets, not above 30 years for Specialist Officers and not above 39 years for Chaplains/Imams.
  • Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
  • Have no criminal record. (6) Minimum Height:
  • Men 1.60m (5ft 3in).
  • Women 1.52m (5ft)
  • Minimum Weight:
  • Men 54.55 Kg (120 lb).
  • Women 50.00 Kg (110 lb).

Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.

Minimum Education Qualification

General Service Officer (GSO)

 

  • Cadets Must hold a minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ (Plus) in English, Mathematics and one Science subject.

The initial training period for this category will cover three (3) continuous years leading to a BSc in Military Science and Security Studies on successful completion.

Specialist Officers

 

  • Must hold a minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ (Plus) in English, Mathematics and one science subject.
  • Must be holder of an undergraduate degree from a recognized University/institution and be registered with statutory body where applicable.

The initial training period for Specialist Officers will not be less than three months.

b. Minimum Academic Qualifications

(1) General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets

Must hold a minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ (Plus) in English, Mathematics and one Science subject.

The training period for this category will cover three (3) years leading to a BSc in Military Science and Security Studies upon completion.

(2) Specialist Officers.

Must hold a minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ (Plus) in English, Mathematics and one science subject.

Must be a holder of an undergraduate degree from a recognized University/institution and be registered with a statutory body where applicable.

The training period for Specialist Officers will not be less than three months.

(3) Servicemen/women (General Duty) Recruits,

Must hold a minimum mean grade of D (plain) in KCSE.

(4) Tradesmen/women.

Prospective candidates willing to apply must satisfy the conditions and requirements given below.

(a) Technicians.

A minimum mean grade of C (Plain) in KCSE, a relevant Diploma or above from a recognized Institution and be registered with the relevant statutory bodies, where applicable.

(b) Artisans,

A minimum mean grade of D+ (Plus) in KCSE and either a relevant certificate with Government Trade Test Grade II or Craft II from a recognized Institution.

(5) Constables

(a) Be a retired Kenya Defence Forces Service Member or a retired National Youth Serviceman/woman.

(b) Be between the ages of 30 and 55 years old for retired KDF and between 35 and 45 years old for retired NYS.

b. Specialist Officers, In addition to the minimum academic qualifications, Specialist Officers must posses’ qualifications and where necessary be registered with the relevant Statutory Bodies for the vacancies below:

(1) Medical Officers.

Must hold at least a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and be registered with Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB).

(2) Pharmacists.

Must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy and be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPM.

(3) Nursing Officers.

Must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK).

(4) Dentists.

Must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery and be registered with the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB).

(5) Laboratory Technologists.

Must hold a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology/Medical Laboratory Science.

(6) Counselling Psychologists.

Must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Counselling Psychology.

(7) Public Health Officers.

Must hold at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health/Environmental Science.

(8) Cyber Security/Digital Forensic/IT Officers.

Must hold at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Software Engineering/Networking.

Certification in Cyber Security, Digital Forensics, and Ethical hacking or Information Security analysis will be added advantage.

(9) Engineers.

Must hold at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical, Electrical & Electronics, Telecommunication, Instrumentation and Control, Mechanical.

Marine, Biomedical, Naval Architecture and Mechatronics Engineering and be registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK).

(10) Journalists.

Must hold at least a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication majoring either in Broadcast Production or Public Relations with at least two (2) years working experience.

(11) Lawyers.

Must hold at least a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized University, be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, hold a current and valid practicing certificate with at least two (2) years practicing experience.

Experience in litigation will be an added advantage.

(12) Physical Training Officers.

Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Science or Bachelor of Education (Physical Education).

(13) Finance/Accounting Officers.

Must hold at least a Bachelor of Commerce nance/Accounting option).

(14) Music Specialists.

Must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Music.

(15) Chaplains/Imams.

Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Theology/Islamic studies from a recognized Institution.

Protestant Churches and Roman Catholic Chaplains must be ordained Ministers and recommended by Archbishop and Episcopal Conference respectively.

Imams must be recommended by the Chief Kadhi.

(16) Hospitality Management/Catering Officers.

Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management/ Food Production.

(17) Entrepreneurship and Management Officers.

Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship.

(18) Statistics Officers.

Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics/Applied Statistics/Actuarial Science.

(19) Procurement & Supply Chain Management Officers.

Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management /Purchasing & Supplies Management.

(20) Library and Information Officers.

Must hold at least Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science.

(21) Project Managers.

Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Project Planning and Management.

(22) Quantity Surveyors.

Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Survey and registered with Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS).

(23) Oceanographers. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Oceanography. (24) Dock Masters.

Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Nautical Science.

5.Tradesmen/women

(1) Diploma

(a) Accounting/Finance/CPA II

(b) Aeronautical Engineering (A&E)

(c) Archives and Record Management

(d) Automotive Engineering

(e) Building and Construction

(f) Carpentry and Joinery

(g) Community Health & Development

(h) Community Health Nursing (KRCHN)

(i) Computer Science/Information Technology

(j) Counseling Psychology

(k) Clinical Medicine and Surgery

(I) Electrical and Electronics Engineering

(m) Electrical and Instrumentation/Control Engineering

(n) Human Resource Management

(o) Journalism (Print Journalist, Audio – Visual Producer)

(p) Marine Engineering

(q) Mechanical Engineering (Plant/Production)

(r) Medical Laboratory

(s) Music

(t) Painting/Coating Technology

(u) Para Legal

(v) Pharmaceutical Technology

(w) Plumbing and Pipe Fitting/Plumbing Technology

(x) Project Planning and Management

(y) Public Health/Environmental Science

(z) Purchasing and Supplies Management

(aa) Radiography

(bb) Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

(cc) Research Skills Development

(dd) Sales and Marketing

(ee) Tailoring

(ff) Telecommunication Engineering

(gg) Warehouse/Store Keeping Management

(hh) Welding & Fabrication

(2) Certificate

(a) Auto/Motor Vehicle Electrical

(b) Automotive/Motor Vehicle Mechanics

(c) Carpentry and Joinery

(d) Composite Manufacturing Technology

(e) Electrical and Electronics

(f) Marine/Ship Construction

(g) Masonry and Brick Laying

(h) Plant Mechanics

(j) Plant Operations (Heavy Plant/Crane/Forklift/Tug Operations)

(k) Plumbing and Pipe Fitting

(I) Welding and Fabrication

Clear photocopies of relevant academic certificates and current National Identity Card (ID) MUST be attached to the application and be addressed to the:

Assistant Chief of the Defence Forces (Personnel and Logistics)

Ministry of Defence Defence Headquarters Ulinzi House

P 0 Box 40668 – 00100 NAIROBI

7. The applications to reach the addressee on or before 7th November, 2023-2024. Candidates who will be shortlisted for Specialist Officers and Tradesmen/women shall be notified through the print media from 17th to 23rd November, 2023-2024.

Itinerary

8. The KDF Recruiting Teams consisting of the Kenya Army, the Kenya Air Force and the Kenya Navy will be visiting the Recruiting Centres (County Headquarters) as indicated below to recruit General Service Officers (GSO) cadets, General Duty Recruits and Defence Forces Constables.

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63 thoughts on “Kenya Defence Force KDF Mod.go.ke Recruitment 2023-2024”

  1. Am Dauglas Sikuku Wekesa from Bungoma county I finished my course in NYS kerio valley as a plant operator and a come out with a discharge certificate, am 23 years old, height of1.6m and weight of 54.55,I will be happy if my prayer will be accepted to join there,my conduct 0708105747

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  2. i would like to work in kdf even for free becouse it is in my dream to work for the goverment of kenye with the instruction that i will be given,

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  3. am victor kipkirui from kericho county, am 20 years old
    and i kindly want to became a kdf officer , and i can work even for free, for the government of kenya, becouse when i was in school my dream was to become a soldier . thankyou my contacts is 0701563401

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  4. Am Jackline Chepngetich from Bomet county, I did my KCSE and scored a mean grade of B(plain), am still a student at Dedan Kimathi University and am pleased with the recruitment of GSO(cadets) undergraduate, am a kenyan citizen, 20 years of age, body weight of 50kg, height of 1.4metres, physically and mentally upright, hope you will consider my application to serve my motherland.

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  5. Am Jackline Chepngetich from Bomet county, I did my KCSE and scored a mean grade of B(plain), am still a student at Dedan Kimathi University and am pleased with the recruitment of GSO(cadets) undergraduate, am a kenyan citizen, 20 years of age, body weight of 50kg, height of 1.4metres, physically and mentally upright, hope you will consider my application to serve my motherland.

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    • Am AMBROSE WAFULA I got B- in KCSE and my ambition is to join kdf cadet am 5.54 kg in weight and am 22 years old my phone number is 0701081753

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  6. As any other courses taken,am willingly to take protecting my country as my life time course since it have been my desire and desicion to be patriotic to my beloved country Kenya,

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  7. My name is VALRY MATUMBEI NASIMIYU,a 22 yr old patriot,currently living in Nairobi and am interested in joining the army,work for our nation for the good of our country,with minimum or no supervision in accordance to the training and guidelines that will be outlined.

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  8. Hello am Elias Wafula,,,a Kenyan citizen by birth..am aged 21years of age weighing 65.9kg.My dream is to work as a KDF for my country,,am both physically and mentally upright. kindly consider me..0706240040

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  9. Hello, am calle Allan Barasa from Bungoma county, i’m 24 years old my dream is to join kdf so that i protect the country against both external and internal wars and also to maintain law and order in the country . Thanks a lot, my phone contact is 0797136808

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  10. Am Brian Ondoro Olembo ,I had a c plain in KCSE,and am interested with the job opportunity,kindly consider me,thank you

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  11. Iam victor kimanthi and iam 19 years and iam willing to protect my country …..

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  12. Hae,am.hillary bett ,19years I did my KCSE this year I scored C+ I would wish to join this service ,kindly consider my request sir/madam , looking forward for your consideration

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  13. Hello am Brian Kiplagat Akesa from Eldoret I just finished my form four 2019 and had a mean grade of c+ and I would like to join you in serving and protecting my country please consider me am 24years.Thank you.

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  14. I am Eugine Mike Ishepai from Malaba kenya. I have trained as Electrical and Electronics Engineer and I would like to be among the technician, please consider my request. 0741837102

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  15. Am Brian nyankieya ombese I did my exams on 2020 and I got a mean grade of D- kindly will I join the forces

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  16. Am sammy kibet ,i did p1 am eager to join kdf and i have tried may times but you are not giving me a chance ,i was born 1994 please consider me ,tafadhali please ,don,t dismis my request

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  17. I request you for my apology to join kdf and lm ready to work because l love that job and my family is going to appreciate too so please contact me at this number 0708698511

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  18. Am Omondi Vincent from HOMABAY COUNTY .
    KDF is job that have always dreamt of doing to mean have always dreamt of being a soldier with an aim of protecting my country teaming with my comrades.
    I have very much interest.Please recruit me.
    My telephone number is 0746392811

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  19. Any Appotunity given will work with less supervision

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  20. Dear Sir/madam,
    Am mwita Sarah from Migori county,am 27years old I had a D plain in KCSE.kindly I request to became a kdf officer it was my dream.
    Thankyou.my contact is 0759753536

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  21. Am Carren Chrpkorir from Kericho,22 years old looking forward to join military this year,I love my country and am ready to defend my country,my contacts 0793617476

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  22. Am interested in KDF and I promise to give my best ,I will be very happy to work with KDF

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  23. Am Chepkorir Careen from Kericho county.Am 22 years old and interested in joining KDF.Am currently a third year student at Kenyatta university pursuing a Bachelor degree in library and information science.I will be much grateful if you consider my request.I love my country Kenya and am ready to defend .Contacts 0793617486

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  24. Am Samuel aged 25 years and have been much determined to join kdf since I was in form one, please I will be happy if I get a chance to join am qualified in my academic…

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  25. My name is kipkoech allan iam from kericho age 21 yeas old and i did a community health course in national youth service 2019 so do i qualify to be recruit as a service man

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  26. Emmah Kiptoch chepkwemoi, did my ,kcse 20160 and graduated.it has always been my dream to work with kdf. Since 2016 to date have never missed for recruitment exercise but to no avail. Kindly help me this time round. Ewe mungu nisaidie

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  27. I am Mercy Wangui King’ori,19years.old I have always dreamt of joining KDF since I was young, just did my KCSE

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  28. am josphat Ngui Musili from Kitui county ,mwingi sub county am 19 years old and I have attained all the qualification to work in the KDF udder General Service officer category,,,which is my passion I will highly appreciate for the chance once graded,my contact is 0743824205

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  29. Am Dennis Mongei I did criminology and penology , am aged 25 years with a B plain for kcse result a weight of 60kg and height of 1.7 ready to join for cadet

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  30. My names are Martin kiboi Wanderi am 20 years old a kenyan citizen by birth I would like to join in Kenya defence force as my dream to serve my people and to guard my Kenya territory I got a mean grade of D+ in my kcse am well physically and mentally fit as a karateka blue belt and also as a scout for many years kindly conceded my application my phone number is 0745165220

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  31. Am faith Nyaboke Nyangena.My dream since childhood was to join KDF job and I have passion in it.Please I pray that you recruite me to be one of you am from Kakamega county.Thanks in advance🙏My number is 0769612711

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  32. Its our turn deeply rooted from heart to protect our mother land,, .. East to west home is best, amen,,

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  33. I’m michael mbugua n.y.s graduate 2016,25 years old,persuit craft plumbing.I do apply for the job advertised.l will be happy if given a chance.

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  34. Am stephen nyakundi ombati from kisii county
    KDF is something have been dreaming since I was young.
    Am ready to protect my country with all my abilities
    Have much interest ,please recruit me.
    Phone number; 0722410682

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  35. Am Ochola Evance from Homabay,still doing my certificate in Building and construction and am interested to join you,my contacts 0718308550….thanks

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  36. Brian Okoth Owino, I sat for my kcse examination in 2020 and have interest being one of GSO members,. I had mean grade of B+

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  37. Am Bruce Munyovi from Vihiga county.I have been having intrest in serving as a kenya well and telligent security service as a kdf.Kindly please give me a chance for protecting my contry and my people.mt all intrest dwell here please recruit me.0112800025 is my number

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  38. Interested in serving my country… Hopefully you’ll get back

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  39. I want to apply for service men.
    I have certificate in refrigeration and air conditioning

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  40. My name is Brian Onyango Omolo from Migori county rongo sub county,I would like to be one of kenya defence force and offer sercurity to my country my phone number is 0707874786

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  41. My name is Livingston ondego from vihiga country mbihi sub country l would like to be one of kenya Defence force and offer secrurity to my country my phone number is 0716511241

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  42. Am sheryl ochieng from kisumu..being a soldier always my dream..am ready to serve my country. stil doing certficate in social work but am hoping this coming rectrument God willing i wont miss it..20years of age

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  43. I would like to serve this country with a lot of determination so as to make it a free war zone because making a country political stable will also encourage foreigners to come over in our country and invest hence boosting our economy and my plea is this year’s recruitment I would like to be one of the selected soldiers who will serve this country I look forward to hear from you have a blessed year yours broadrick 0790608288

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  44. I would like to be one of the selected soldiers come October recruitment because I have ever wished to be a soldier to serve my country here is my number 0790608288

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  45. My name is Vincent kiprono cheruiyot,I’m interested with KDF and my dreams is to be a soldier so as to serve our country as a nation.I have done paramilitary training through NYS ..So if their is any vacancy let me through.0790746704

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  46. I’m shadrack ronoh of age 21 willing and able to work as a KDF soldier to serve my motherland country and also to fulfill my passion,,,,,, I make my country to be the priority,,,, I give my today for my country’s tomorrow,,,,,, 0769526456

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  47. Hello, I’m Victor Mburu from Muranga County,I’m 20 years old willing to be a KENYA DEFENSE FORCE CADET ,I’m well physically and mentally to be one of you it’s my dream from my young age …may God be with me.

    My phone number is
    0796565642

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  48. Am francis nyandoro from kisii county aged 23 years,am willing to work as a K.D.F soilder to serve my motherland,thanks here is my phone number 0714560263

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  49. am Islam mgala from mariakani aged 24yrs and my dream is to defend my country as a kdf soldier am 65.8kg
    PHONE:0793402807
    ID:40076848

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  50. Hello, I’m Yahye Abdullahi Abdi From Ainjugur-Fafi District) Garissa. a 24 years old from a family of Low Background , I did my KCSE 2019 and got a mean grade of DPlain, it has been my dream since from childhood to serve my country but anytime i go for trial i just fail even if i have all the requirements needs. .I will be more appreciated to see your feedback sir. with all my heart I know I was born to be a soldier. Kindly i’m requesting to help me to be a millitary man. I have been going many recruiting but they doubt me, I am physically fit ,all qualifications in army I have. No criminal offence.

    Thanks.

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