TANAH JAMBU, Wednesday, 03 January 2024 – Promotion ceremony for 9 Senior Non-Commissioned Officer (SNCOs) was held at Ceremonial Hall DA RBAF today. Present as the guest of honor was Colonel Pg Sharifuddin bin Pg Haji Yusof, Commandant of DA RBAF. Also present were Deputy Commandant, Head of Departments, officers and staff of DA RBAF.
SUNDAY, 24 Dec 2023 - Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces participated in Family Day, Cycling Expedition and Group Run Championship in Conjunction with the RBAF 62nd Anniversary.
TASEK MERIMBUN, TUTONG, Saturday, 09 December 2023 - The Officer Cadets (OCdts) of Intake 22 completed the Commander's Challenge, an annual 42km challenge that all every OCdts must undertake before they commission as Royal Brunei Armed Forces officers
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 01 December 2023 - The Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) held a Family Day celebration, in conjunction with its 13th Anniversary, today at the DA RBAF, Kg Tanah Jambu. Present as the Guest of Honor was Colonel Pengiran Sharifuddin bin Pengiran Haji Yusof, the Commandant of DA RBAF. In attendance were also officers, permanent staff and the Officer Cadets of DA RBAF, alongside their invited family members.
TANAH JAMBU, Saturday, 25 November 2023 – In conjunction with DA RBAF’s 13th Anniversary and in appreciation of the Defence Academy Officers that have been posted out as well as those that are posted in, a Regimental Dinner Night was at the Ceremonial Hall.
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 17 November 2023 - Six officers from the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) officers received the OBOE Endeavour Academic Excellence Award from the Australian Government in recognition of their outstanding results during the recently concluded 13th RBAF Command and Staff Course (CSC) 2023. The ceremony was held at the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF).
TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 12 October 2023 – A promotion ceremony for Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) was held at the Ceremonial Hall, Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces this morning.
TANAH JAMBU, Wednesday, 11 October 2023 – The Honourable Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, the Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Minister of Defence II, presided over the Graduation Ceremony of the 13th Royal Brunei Armed Forces Command and Staff Course (RBAF CSC).
PENANJONG, Saturday, 30 September 2023 – The Officer Cadets from Intake 22 completed the commandant’s challenge for 2 days and 1 night which consists of a series of challenges at the 21 km distance in the vicinity of Penanjong Camp.
TANAH JAMBU, Tuesday, 26 September 2023 – Rear Admiral d’ANDIGNE serves as the Joint Commander of the Armed Forces in French Polynesia, Commander of the Pacific Experimental Center, Commander of the Pacific Ocean and French Polynesian Maritime Zones, and Commander of the French Polynesia Defense Base. During his visit, he delivered a comprehensive discussion on the Actions of the French Armed Forces in the Pacific region.
TANAH JAMBU, Saturday 16 September 2023 – Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) held the opening ceremony of Dikir Maulud for 1445 Hijrah at Surau Asy-Syuhada, Tanah Jambu Camp.
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 1 September 2023 - The Opening Ceremony of the Intermediate Staff Course 23/2023 (ISC 23/2023) 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, Colonel Pengiran Sharifuddin bin Pengiran Haii Yusof, Commandant of DA RBAF. Also present at the ceremony were the Deputy Commandant of DA RBAF, Defence Attaches/Advisors and officers from the Royal Brunei Armed Forces and Royal Brunei Police Force.
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 01 September 2023 – A promotion ceremony was held for 2 Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) of DA RBAF. The ceremony was held at Ceremonial Hall DA RBAF. Present as the guest of honor was Colonel Pg Sharifuddin bin Pg Haji Yusof, Commandant of DA RBAF. Also present were senior officers, officers and staff of DA RBAF
TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 25 August 2023 - Officer Cadet School Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (OCS DA RBAF) celebrated its 15th Anniversary at Surau Asy-Syuhada’, DA RBAF. The celebration was graced by the presence of the Guest of Honour (GOH), Lieutenant Colonel (U) Pengiran Haji Muhammad Yusri Bin Pengiran Haji Sharifuddin, Commanding Officer of OCS. Alongside the attendees were Officers, Instructors and Officer Cadets of Intake 22.
TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 10th August 2023 - The Tazkiyatun Nafs Workshop for military and civilian personnel of the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) organised by the Religious Directorate of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (JAMA'AT) held from 07th August 2023 to 10th August 2023 at the Syndicate Room 1, Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF).
TANAH JAMBU, Thursday, 09 August 2023 – By the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulahibni Al-Marhum Sultan Omar ’Ali SaifuddienSa'adulKhairiWaddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, 22281 Officer Cadet Nurliessa binti Mohammad Daliz, a Professionally Qualified Officer (PQO) from Intake 22 was commissioned and promoted to the rank of Substantive Captain.
TANAH JAMBU, Tuesday, 08 August 2023 – Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) receive a working visit from Ministry of Health today. The visit was the first one made by MoH to DA RBAF since its establishment and is testament to the importance of the Whole of Government Approach.
KAMPONG KIULAP, Saturday, 05 August 2023 – Farewell and appreciation for retired and outgoing Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCO’s) from Defence Academy RBAF organised by the Warrant Officers Mess Committee of DA RBAF was held at Higher Hotel, Kampong Kiulap.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Wednesday 2 August 2023 – The DA RBAF held a bilateral meeting with the Malaysia National Defence University (UPNM) on the sidelines of the 25th ARF HDUCIM. Leading the DA RBAF delegation is Colonel Pengiran Sharifuddin bin Pengiran Haji Yusof, Commandant of DA RBAF and leading the UPNM delegation is Yang Berbahagia Lieutenant General Datuk Mardzuki bin Muhammad, the Vice Chancellor of UPNM.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Wednesday 2 August 2023 – The theme of the 25th ARF HDUCIM, held in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia is ‘Defence Education Diplomacy for Sustainable Peace and Security’. This further divided into 3 important subthemes namely ‘Infusing Peace Education Into The Curriculum Of Professional Military Education’, ‘Peace Education In Professional Military Education As A Pathway For Increasing The Role Of The Military In Peacebuilding Operations’ and ‘Enhancing Collaboration Among Defence Universities/ Colleges/ Institutions For The Infusion And Integration Of Peace Education’.
Friday, 28 Jul 2023 – The Command and Staff Course Delegation visited High Commission of Brunei Darussalam in Canberra, Australia. The delegation was welcomed and engaged by His Excellency Garry Ramlee bin Haji Ibrahim. During the visit, the delegation had the privilege of engaging in fruitful discussions with His Excellency Garry Ramlee, who graciously shared his insights about Brunei-Australia relation and partnership in terms of trade, security and education. This visit also included courtesy call between Head of Delegation Lt Col (U) Azmie Iskandar with His Excellency.
Friday, 28 Jul 2023 - The Command and Staff Course Delegation spent their final day in Canberra visiting the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The delegation was hosted by the Assistant Secretary, Southeast Asia Maritime Branch, Mr Hugh Robilliard along with key representatives from DFAT, a renowned institution responsible for shaping and executing Australia's foreign policy and promoting its national interests on the global stage. This visit provided an invaluable opportunity for the delegation to gain insights into the multifaceted work carried out by DFAT and to foster meaningful exchanges and discussion on AUKUS, South China Sea, maritime security and Australia effort to maintain peace, stability and security in the Indo-Pacific region.
Thursday, 27 July 2023 - The Command and Staff Course (CSC) delegation in Australia visited the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) on the fourth day of their Overseas Study Tour. ASPI is Australia's leading strategy and defence policy think tank.
25-26 July 2023 - The RBAF Command and Staff Course (CSC) Delegation visited their Australian Command and Staff Course (ACSC) counterparts at Australian War College, located at Australian Defence College, Weston Campus for a two-day interaction programmes. The delegation attended lectures on Mission Command, Cyberwarfare, and Artificial Intelligence with their ACSC counterparts. Following the lectures, the delegation interacted with the ACSC course members for fruitful small-group discussions on cyberwarfare and artificial intelligence, during which they examined case studies, deliberated on the nature and future of cyber conflicts, and debated the need and form of regulation on artificial intelligence. The visit ended with sports activity organised by ACSC and an exchange of mementoes between both course leaders.
Wednesday, 26 July 2023 - Lieutenant Colonel (U) Azmie Iskandar bin Ariffin, Deputy Commandant of the Defence Academy RBAF, led the 13th Command and Staff College's overseas study tour delegation to Australia. During the visit, he had the opportunity to call on Air Commodore Ruth Elsley, Acting Commander of the Australian Defence College.
Monday, 24 July 2023 - The Command and Staff Course Delegation visited the Australian Department of Defence on the first day of the Overseas Study Tour. The delegation had round-table discussions with officers from the Strategic Policy Division and the International Policy Division, including the Head of Military Strategic Commitments Division, Air Vice Marshal Stephen Chappell, and the Assistant Secretary South-East Asia, Mr. David Lewis.