TANAH JAMBU, Tuesday, 01 September 2020 - The Opening Ceremony of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Intermediate Staff Course 20/2020 (RBAF ISC 20/2020) was held today at the Auditorium of the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF), Kampung Tanah Jambu. Present to officiate the opening ceremony was the Guest of Honour, Lieutenant Colonel Hajah Suriyati binti Haji Junaidi, Acting Commandant of DA RBAF.
TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 27 August 2020 – The Certificate of Credentials Awarding Ceremony for Officers and Senior Non-Commissioned Officer was held at Ceremonial Hall, Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF).
Kampung Tanah Jambu, 26 August 2020 – The Leadership and Management Centre Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (LMC DA RBAF) facilitated a one-day teambuilding workshop as part of the 28th Executive Development Programme for Senior Government Officers (EDPSGO) which is organised by Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) in collaboration with Public Service Department (JPA).
TANAH JAMBU, Defence Academy, Friday 21 August 2020 - Defence Academy held a religious event to celebrate the new Islamic year of 1st Muharram 1442 Hijrah. The guest of honour was 632 Lieutenant Colonel Amirul Adly Bin Hj Ali, Commanding Officer of OCS, Defence Academy RBAF. The event was held at Surau Asy-Syuhada attended by Senior Officers, Officers and Staffs as well as Course Participants of Command and Staff college and Intake 19 Officer Cadets.
Tanah Jambu, Wednesday, 19 August 2020 – Mass prayers to enliven the new Islamic Year 1442 Hijrah were held at mosques, suraus and religious halls across the nation this evening. Defence Academy RBAF held similar prayer ceremonies to welcome 1 Muharram 1442 Hijrah. Present as the guest of honour for the ceremony at Surau Asy-Syuhada was 602 Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Salehudin bin DP Haji Puasa, Senior Directing Staffs of Command and Staff College.
Kampung Tanah Jambu, 19 August 2020 – The Leadership and Management Centre Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (LMC DA RBAF) for the second time facilitated a one-day teambuilding activity as part of the 29th Executive Development Programme for Middle Management Officers (EDPMMO) which is organised by Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) in collaboration with Public Service Department (JPA).
KAMPUNG TANAH JAMBU, Isnin, 17 Ogos 2020 - Pemerintah Angkatan Bersenjata Diraja Brunei (ABDB), Mejar Jeneral Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud telah menghadiri majlis perpisahan di Akademi Pertahanan Angkatan Bersenjata Diraja Brunei (AP ABDB) petang ini.
JAMBU, Monday, 10 August 2020 – Mr. Tony Serna, the Military Information
Support Operations (MISO) Planner from the United States Indo-Pacific Command
(USINDOPACOM), today delivered an online lecture via Zoom
on “Influence and Information Operations” to the 10th Command and
Staff Course, Royal Brunei Armed Forces. Mr. Serna provided an in-depth lesson on integrated MISO
concepts, plans and assessments, including the collection of tactical
information about an adversary, as well as the development and employment of a
suitable narrative in pursuit of a competitive advantage over an opponent. The lecture provided several rhetorical tools that can help to maximize
advantageous MISO effects. He also briefed the course on how to determine the
effectiveness of an argument, including the analysis of its intended effects to
best ensure effective communication through various approaches and techniques.
TANAH JAMBU, Defence Academy, Saturday,
1 August 2020 – Muslims throughout the country today celebrated Hari Raya Aidil
Adha with mass prayers held at mosques and suraus nationwide including at the
Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) Surau Asy-Syuhada.
Kampung Tanah Jambu, Wednesday, 29 July 2020 – The Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) held a farewell ceremony for the Commandant of DA RBAF, to convey the deepest appreciation for his contribution and efforts throughout his 20 months services at DA RBAF.
Manggis , Saturday, 25 July 2020 – Defence Academy RBAF held a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony at Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Tengah’s residence for Allahyarham 693 Lt Col Pengiran Mohammad Shamsul Reza bin Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Tengah. Present were Senior Officers, Officers and Other Ranks of Defence Academy RBAF as well as Command and Staff College course participants. The ceremony commenced with Asar Prayer, followed by Recital of Al-Quran (30 Juzuq), Do’a Khatam and Tahlil. Finally, the ceremony was concluded with a recital of closing prayer and refreshments.
TANAH JAMBU, 21 July 2020 – Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) has held a Letter of Appointment (Watikah) Presentation Ceremony to the DA RBAF Officers and Senior Non-Commissioned Officer and also, a Promotion Ceremony for personnel from DA RBAF which was took place at the Ceremonial Hall this afternoon.
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 17 July 2020 – The 10th Command and Staff Course (CSC 10) was honoured to receive the Philippine Ambassador to Brunei, His Excellency Christopher B. Montero and the Defence Attaché Colonel Jose Ricky A. Laniog in delivering a lecture pertaining to the Philippine Foreign Policy in a Regional and Bilateral Context. The conduct of the lecture differs from the previous cohort which was through online via zoom application in line with the government effort to contain the COVID 19 pandemic.
TANAH JAMBU, Defence Academy, Tuesday 14 July 2020 – In conjunction with His Majesty's 74th birthday celebration, Defence Academy RBAF held a religious event of Doa Kesyukuran for His Majesty. It was held at Surau Asy-Syuhada, The Guest of Honor was 602 Lt Col Mohammad Salehudin bin Dato Paduka Hj Puasa, Senior Directing Staff of Command and Staff College, Defence Academy RBAF.
KG TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 10 July 2020 – The Leadership and Management Centre (LMC) DA RBAF held a handover ceremony between its outgoing Head LMC, Lt Col Mohammad Salehudin bin Dato Paduka Hj Puasa and the incoming Head, Maj Mohammad Ghazali bin Haji Hussin.
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 03 June 2020 – Scott Woodard, Deputy Chief of Mission and also currently the Chargé d'Affaires at the Embassy of the United States of America in Brunei Darussalam held a lecture on US Indo-Pacific Strategy to the 10th Command and Staff Course (CSC 10).
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 19 June 2020 - Prize Prensentation for the RBAF and Ministry of Defence Essay Writing Competition 2019/2020 took place at the Ceremonial Hall of the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF), Kampong Tanah Jambu. Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) presented the certificates and prizes to the winners of an essay writing competition. Receiving the 1st place prize winner was Awang Muhammad Khairuddin bin Haji Sarbini from Directorate of Development and Work Services. The ceremony was attended by Services Commanders and the Joint Force Commander, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Policy and Development), RBAF/Ministry of Defence’s Senior Officers and prize winners.
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 19 June 2020 - By the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, 22085 Officer Cadet Nurbazilah binti Haji Jamaludin, a Professionally Qualified Officer (PQO) from Intake 19 is commissioned and promoted to the rank of Substantive Captain with effect from 19 June 2020.
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, 4-5 JUNE 2020 - The participants of the 10th Command and Staff Course (CSC10) distributed an International Night gift package that includes a multinational cuisine platter, greeting card as well as a video clip presentation, to high-level and senior-level officials from the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF), Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) as well as Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD).
TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 04 June 2020 - Course participants of the Command and Staff Course (CSC) 10/2020 received a talk from Samantha binti Haji Mohd Ali, Executive Officer of Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB), highlighting the roles and responsibilities of BEDB. Present during the session was Abdurahman bin Abdul Aziz, the Assistant Chief Executive Officer of BEDB. The sharing session also emphasised on how BEDB has helped formulate an action plan to assist local entrepreneurs during the current COVID19 pandemic.
DEFENCE ACADEMY, Sunday, 31 May 2020 – Today marks a special day for Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces. Held at the Ceremonial Hall, Defence Academy. The Deputy Commandant of Defence Academy, Lieutenant Colonel Dayang Hajah Suriyati binti Haji Junaidi, this morning attended a thanksgiving ceremony as the Guest of Honour to commemorate the 59th Anniversary of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces.
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 22 May 2020 – In conjunction with this year’s holy month of Ramadhan, Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) held a Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony at the DA RBAF Headquarters, Tanah Jambu this morning. Present at the ceremony were the senior officers and personnel of DA RBAF.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 21 May 2020 – In this blessing month of Ramadhan, Defence Academy of RBAF presented donations to 6 orphans from 3 families of former DA personnel.
TANAH JAMBU, Monday, 18 May 2020 - A promotion ceremony for the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) Personnel was held this morning at the DA RBAF Headquarters, Kampong Tanah Jambu. Present as the Guest of Honour was Col Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, the Commandant DA RBAF. Also present were Officers and Staff of DA RBAF.
TANAH JAMBU, Saturday 16 May 2020 - In conjunction with the holy month of Ramadhan, a Blood Donation Campaign was organised at Defence Academy for two days in collaboration with the Blood Donation Center from RIPAS.
TANAH JAMBU, Tuesday 28 April 2020 – The Leadership and Management Centre, Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (LMC DA RBAF) organised a briefing this morning in conjunction with the Promotion Exam (PROMEX) Phase lll (Written) that will be conducted in June 2020.
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 17 April 2020 – A promotion ceremony was held this
morning for DA RBAF personnel at DA RBAF Headquarters. Present as the Guest of
Honour was Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, the Commandant DA
RBAF. Also present at the ceremony were Senior Officer, Officers, Senior Ranks
as well as other ranks of DA RBAF.
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 17 April 2020 – The Closing Ceremony and Award Presentation of the Writing Skills Course Series 01/2020 conducted by the Leadership and Management Centre, Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (LMC, DA RBAF) was held today. A total of twenty officers had successfully completed the two week long course which was aimed to enhance their skills in both essay writing and service writing. The course was successfully conducted via online video conferencing in order to comply with current social distancing and Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) requirements.
TANAH JAMBU, Monday, 16 March 2020 –Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Mohd Sharif bin Dato Paduka Haji Ibrahim, Royal Brunei Armed Forces Joint Forces Commander, delivered a talk today on the role and challenges faced by Joint Force Headquarters RBAF to the 10th Command and Staff Course (CSC 10) as part of their Foundation Studies Module.