A total of 49 local participants comprising 48 officers from the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and an officer from the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) completed the Intermediate Staff Course (ISC) 20/2020 at the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) in Kampong Tanah Jambu yesterday.
Royal Brunei Navy Commander First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Othman bin Haji Suhaili @ Suhaily represented the RBAF Commander as the guest of honour in the closing ceremony.
The 14-week course, which began on August 31, was intended for intermediate-level officers to enhance their overall military knowledge through various programmes focussing on professional knowledge, leadership and management, communication skills and operational planning.
First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Othman congratulated the students for their dedication during the course, and presented awards to the high achievers.
The Overall Best Student was awarded to 964 Captain (U) Muhammad Izdihar bin Haji Imran from the Royal Brunei Air Force; whereas the Best Service Paper went to 1084 Captain Amirul Adini bin Haji Amir Abas from the Royal Brunei Land Force; and the Best Commander RBAF’s Paper awarded to 948 Captain Dayangku Dr Nurhayatul Filzah binti Pengiran Damit from the Performance Optimisation Centre.
Service commanders, Joint Force Commander, military directors, RBPF Assistant Director of Operations, as well as senior officers from RBAF and DA RBAF were also present.