With the consent 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, 575 Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) personnel, comprising in-service and retired personnel, received long service and good conduct medals in a ceremony held at RBAF military camps yesterday.
Forty-two RBAF officers received their long service and good conduct medals in a ceremony at the Ministry of Defence, Bolkiah Garrison from RBAF Commander Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, followed by a presentation of medals to 84 recipients by Joint Force Commander Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Razak bin Haji Abdul Kadir.
Meanwhile, 192 Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) personnel received medals at the 1st Battalion Parade Square, Berakas Garrison from RBLF Commander Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan.
At Muara Naval Base, 86 Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) personnel received medals from RBN Commander First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Serudi @ Haji Seruji.
Also received medals were 121 Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) personnel at the Rimba Air Force Base, presented by RBAirF Deputy Commander Colonel (U) Haji Alirupendi bin Haji Perudin.
Elsewhere at the Training Institute RBAF (TI RBAF), 22 personnel received medals from TI RBAF Commandant Colonel (U) Haji Haszahaidi bin Haji Ahmad Daud at Penanjong Garrison.
In addition, 24 Special Forces Regiment (SFR) personnel received medals from SFR Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Muhd Suwardi bin Pehin Datu Laksamana Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Latif.