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10/11/2019 8:59 PM

Tarindak D’Polo Jerudong, Thursday, 10 October 2019 – 30 officers and their families celebrated their success in completing the 40-week long Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Command and Staff Course 9 (CSC 9) in a Graduation Dinner held at Tarindak D’Polo, Jerudong. 

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10/11/2019 8:49 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 10 October 2019 – A total of 30 officers completed the 9th Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Command and Staff Course (CSC) today at the Defence Academy, RBAF.

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10/10/2019 7:08 AM

Wednesday 9 October 2019 – The Commandant Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF), Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, made a courtesy call to meet UBD Vice Chancellor, Datin Dr. Hjh Anita Binurul Zahrina binti POKLWDSS Hj Awg Abdul Aziz at the Glass Room, UBD. 


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10/8/2019 12:03 PM

​TANAH JAMBU, Tuesday 08 October 2019 – A promotion ceremony for the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) Personnel was held at the Headquarters, DA RBAF, Kampong Tanah Jambu. Present as the Guest of Honour was Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, the Commandant DA RBAF. Also present were Senior Officers, Officers, Senior Ranks and other ranks of DA RBAF.

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10/6/2019 12:38 AM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday 4 October 2019 – The Defence Academy yet again held its monthly special lecture or Kuliah Subuh for the month of October earlier today. The event took place at Surau Asy-Syuhadah, Defence Academy and the lecture was delivered by Ustaz Pg Fakhrul Syakirin bin Pg Hj Zainuddin, RBAirF's Religious Officer.

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10/2/2019 6:09 AM

​TANAH JAMBU, Tuesday 1st October 2019 – Delegation from the 11th Brunei-Singapore Defence Scholars Development Programme 2019 visited the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) as part of their interaction programme in Brunei Darussalam. The delegation which comprises of 6 Bruneian Defence Scholars, 2 Bruneian Sultan Scholars and 8 Singaporean Defence Scholars was welcomed by Major Pengiran Siti Khatamalzariah Binti Pengiran Kamaluddin, the Acting Commanding Officer of Officer Cadet School (OCS) DA RBAF.

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9/15/2019 10:24 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Wednesday, 11th September 2019 – Lieutenant Colonel Hajah Suriyati binti Haji Junaidi, Deputy Commandant of the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) received a courtesy call from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Office based in Kuala Lumpur.

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9/10/2019 10:10 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Tuesday, 10 September 2019 – The delegation from the Goh Keng Swee Command and Staff College, Republic of Singapore, comprised of 79 personnel led by the Commandant, Colonel Lee Wee Chek Simon visited the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) as part of their overseas study visit to Brunei Darussalam. Upon arrival at the DA RBAF Headquarters, Colonel Lee Wee Chek Simon was welcomed by the Commandant of the DA RBAF, Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, and other DA RBAF Senior Officers. The visit commenced with a Courtesy Call where both sides acknowledged the cordial relations between the RBAF and the Singapore Armed Forces and discussed potential areas to explore to enhance the military-to-military bilateral cooperation particularly through trainings.

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9/6/2019 7:29 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Defence Academy, Friday, 6th September 2019 - The Celebration for the New Hijrah 1441H was held at Surau Asy-Syuhada this morning at the Defence Academy of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) at Kampong Tanah Jambu. Present as the Guest of Honour was 540 Lieutenant Colonel (U) Muhammad Amiruddin bin Awang Haji Tuah the Head of Leadership and Management Centre. Others in attendance were the personnel of DA RBAF’s senior officers, officers, Command Staff Course’s officers, personnel and also the officer cadets from the Intake 18 of the Officer Cadet School.

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9/10/2019 3:24 PM

​TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 05 September 2019 – Students and members of the Command and Staff College had the distinct opportunity to gain invaluable knowledge from two guest lecturers on civil and military coordination for humanitarian and disaster relief operations (HADR). Mr. Nidhirat Srisirirojanakorn from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) in Bangkok, Thailand and Lieutenant Colonel Ho Wan Huo of the Singaporean Army from the Changi Regional Humanitarian Coordination Centre (RHCC) in Singapore delivered a three-day lecture to the 9th Cohort of the Command and Staff College.

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9/7/2019 1:54 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Wednesday, 4 September 2019 – Representatives, Mr Nidhirat Srisirirojanakorn from United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and Lieutenant Colonel Ho Wan Huo from Changi Regional Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Coordination Centre to deliver lectures to the 9th Command and Staff Course (CSC 9) on Operational Planning as part of their three days programme at the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF). They were received at Ceremonial Hall for lunch and was welcomed by Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, Commandant of DA RBAF. Also welcomed them were the senior officers of the Defence Academy

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9/1/2019 10:25 AM

TANAH JAMBU, Defence Academy, Sunday 31 August 2019- To signify and welcome a new year on the Islamic calendar, mosque and surau across the nation held a mass prayers to enliven the eve of the Islamic new year. Surau Asy-Syuhada of the Defence Academy RBAF (DA RBAF) also held its mass prayers of Maghrib, Isya', Solat Sunat Hajat and a special prayer inclusive of the recital of Surah Yaasin and Tahlil to mark and warmly welcome the new Islamic year of 1st Muharram 1441 Hijrah.

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8/30/2019 5:25 AM

TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 29 August 2019 – The Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) received a visit from the delegation of Royal Australian Navy led by Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, Deputy Chief of Royal Australian Navy as part of their working visit to Brunei Darussalam.

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8/29/2019 9:53 AM

ISTANA NURUL IMAN, Wednesday, 28 August 2019 – His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to confer state decorations during an Investiture Ceremony, held in conjunction with His Majesty’s 73rd birthday celebration.
 


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8/22/2019 5:55 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 22 August 2019 – The 9th Command and Staff Course (CSC 9) received representatives from the Malaysian Peacekeeping Centre (MPC) to deliver lessons on “United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping Operations” at the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF). The three-day workshop began on 20 August 2019, and was conducted by the MPC Chief Instructor, Lieutenant Colonel Sukiman bin Mohamed Ghani, and two instructors Major Haizal bin Mohamed Ariffin, and Major Mohd Noor Izam bin Abd Rahim. They were warmly welcomed by the Commandant of DA RBAF, Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan.

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8/21/2019 8:59 AM

TANAH JAMBU, Tuesday, 20 August 2019 – Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, Commandant of DA RBAF received a courtesy call from Lieutenant Colonel Sukiman Bin Mohamed Ghani, Malaysian Peacekeeping Centre. Also present during the call, Major Haizal bin Mohamed Ariffin and Major Mohd Noor Izam bin Abdul Rahim, Malaysian Peacekeeping Centre.

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8/15/2019 5:30 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Defence Academy, Wednesday 14 August 2019 - Sacrifice of worship is a special circumcision for Muslims who are able to perform it on 10, 11, 12 or 13 Zulhijjah. This year, the Defence Academy donated 2 buffaloes, 1 cow and 2 goats in honor of Hari Raya Aidiladha. The event started off at 0715hr where officers, personnel and officer cadets of Intake 18 were divided into two groups; first group went to a cow farm at Jalan Bebatik Kulapis to witness 2 buffaloes and 1 cow to be slaughtered whereas the other group stayed at the MT Line of Defence Academy to commenced the slaughter of two goats. Upon the completion, the distribution of the meat was distributed in the afternoon after Asr’ Prayer at the Ceremonial Hall, attended by Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi Bin Bol Hassan, Commandant of the Defence Academy as the guest of honor. Among the attendees were senior officers, personnel, participants where 6 of them are officer cadets of Intake 18 as well as the Head of Village and Penghulu of Mukim Mentiri, Tanah Jambu and Meragang as the recipients.

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8/13/2019 4:52 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Defence Academy, Sunday 11 August 2019 - Today, Brunei Darussalam will celebrate the Hari Raya Aidiladha or commonly known as Hari Raya Korban or Haji among the Bruneians. Surau Asy-Syuhada of the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) held a mass Sunat Aidiladha Prayers in the morning. Prior to the event, the eve of the holy day was enlivened and resounded with melodius takbir, tahmid and tasbih at the Surau which were attended by Senior Officers, Officers and the Officer Cadets of Intake 18 of Officer Cadet School (OCS). The morning event began with the arrival of the Guest of Honor, the Chief Instructor of DA RBAF, Lieutenant Colonel Pengiran Mohammad Shamsul Reza bin Pengiran Dato Paduka Hj Tengah. Also present were Senior Officers, Officers and personnel of the Defence Academy. The event was further braced by Officer Cadets of Intake 18 of OCS. The event began with recital of takbir, followed by the mass Aidiladha Sunat Prayers. The event was then concluded with the Aidiladha Sermons which reminded the Muslims to respect and take care of their parents in order to value the sacrifices that they had given. It also reminded Muslims to take this opportunity to be involved with korban and donating the sacrificed livestock to the underprivileged people. The Sermons also helped Muslims to understand the true meaning of Sacrifices as committed by Prophet Ibrahim which signified a remarkable level of Iman and this form of submission should be followed by Muslims for the sake of Allah SWT. The event ended as the attendees shook hands and wished a blissful Aidiladha towards each other.

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8/11/2019 9:20 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Defence Academy, Friday 9 August 2019- Following the End of Generic Term Parade, the Officer Cadet School (OCS) of Intake 18 hosted their first formal dinner in conjunction with their end of Generic Term where it mimics the concepts of a Regimental Dinner as in the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF). The event took place at the Officer Cadet's Mess Hall at about 1930 hours. Present as the Guest of Honor was the Acting Commanding Officer of OCS, 724 Major Muhammad Ghazali bin Haji Husin who was welcomed by the Acting Intake Commander, 823 Major (U) Awg Md Yusra bin Jafar. Also present were Officers of the School. The event began with the arrival of the Guest of Honor followed by a light refreshment prior to a photo session with the Guest of Honor at the Mess Hall 1 of the Officer Cadet's Mess.

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8/10/2019 12:31 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Defence Academy, Friday 9 August 2019 - Today marked a new milestone for the Intake 18 of the Officer Cadet School (OCS) as the Parade for the end of Generic Term took place at the Parade Square of the Defence Academy, Tanah Jambu.

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8/9/2019 10:41 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday 09 August 2019 – Leadership and Management Centre, Defence Academy RBAF had facilitated the Psychology of Leadership Course, which was delivered by Dr. Charlotte Riggs from the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurt (RMAS) as an initiative of Exercise Dynamic Outreach RMAS through its International Policy Planning, UK with various partner countries including Brunei Darussalam.

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8/8/2019 10:31 AM

TANAH JAMBU, Wednesday, 07 August 2019 – The delegation from SESKOAD TA 2019 comprised of 59 personnel led by Major General Hartomo visited the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) as part of their 5-day working visit to Brunei Darussalam. Upon arrival at the DA RBAF Headquarters, Major General Hartomo was welcomed by the Commandant of the DA RBAF, Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, and other DA RBAF Senior Officers. The visit commenced with a Courtesy Call where both sides acknowledged the cordial relations between RBAF and the Indonesian National Armed Forces and discussed potential areas to explore to enhance the military-to-military bilateral cooperation particularly through trainings.

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8/3/2019 5:56 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Defence Academy, Friday 2 August 2019- The Kuliah Subuh for the month of August was held at Surau Asy-Syuhada this morning at the Defence Academy. Present as the Guest of Honour was the Chief Instructor, Lieutenant Colonel Pg. Mohammad Shamsul Reza bin DPS Hj Tengah. The attendees were mainly of RBAF DA Senior Officers, Officers, Personnel and also Officer Cadets from Intake 18 of Officer Cadet School. The lecture's topic which entitled Pengorbanan Meraih Takwa was delivered by the invited speaker, Ustaz Abd Yussof bin Hj Majid. In conjuction with the upcoming Hari Raya Aidiladha, this month's lecture was focusing more on sacrifices, takwa and piety.

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8/1/2019 11:01 PM

TUNGKU BEACH, Tuesday, 30 July 2019 - The Commandant's Challenge for OCS Intake 18 started at the Tungku Beach at around 0001 hours, 31 July 2019. The Challenge covered a total distance of about 22 kilometeres which stretched from the shoreline of the Tungku Beach area to the finishing line at firing field area in Berakas Camp. The Commandant's Challenge was one of the prestigious Challenges for the Officer Cadet School after The CO's Challenge which was held earlier and The Commander's Challenge which will be held tentatively during the final term of the OCS course.

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7/29/2019 10:06 PM

DEFENCE ACADEMY, Sunday, 28 July 2019 - The Officer Cadets of Intake 18 were scheduled for another round of second adventurous sports training. For this week of week 25, all three Platoons were to go to their respective adventurous sports training on a rotated basis of every two weeks which include horse riding, kayaking and archery.

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7/26/2019 7:20 PM

BERAKAS GARRISON, Friday, 26 July 2019 – The Final Competition of the Musabaqah Tilawah Al-Quran for Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) organised by the Third Batalion Royal Brunei Land Force was held in conjunction with the RBAF 58th Anniversary at the Pahlawan Hall, Berakas Garrison.

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7/17/2019 7:28 AM

MANGGIS, Tuesday, 16 July 2019 – The 9th Command and Staff Course (CSC9) Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) last night held a Farewell Dinner at the Emperor's Court, Hua Ho Manggis Mall for Commander Daniel Peskett, Directing Staff 3 (DS3), Command and Staff College and who is also present as the Guest of Honour.

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7/16/2019 12:18 PM

​TANAH JAMBU, Sunday, 14 July 2019 – In conjuction with the 73rd birthday celebration of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Defence Academy (RBAF DA) hosted a Majlis Kesyukuran and Sembahyang Maghrib and Isya Berjemaah at Surau Asy-Syuhada in Defence Academy. The Guest of Honor of the event was the Commandant of Defence Academy, Colonel Hj Muhd Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan. The attendees were mainly of RBAF DA Senior Officers, Officers, personnel and also Officer Cadets from Intake 18 of Officer Cadet School. 

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7/16/2019 11:31 AM

REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE, Friday 12 July 2019 – Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, The Commandant of Defence Academy RBAF made a working visit to the SAFTI MI (Military Institute) Republic of Singapore from 9 to 12 July 2019.

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7/16/2019 11:20 AM

REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE, Friday 12 July 2019 –Lieutenant Colonel Amirul Adly bin Haji Ali, The Commanding Officer of Officer Cadet School Defence Academy RBAF conducted the third Exercise Planning Conference for Urban Operations Training Package with Officer Cadet School SAFTI MI (Military Institute) Republic of Singapore from 9 to 12 July 2019.

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