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Sultan to attend RAF Wings presentation ceremony

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 will attend the closing ceremony of Basic Parachute Course 1317 and presentation ceremony of the parachutist badge, ‘RAF Wings’, for His Royal Highness 920 Major (U) Prince ‘Abdul Mateen, which will be held on September 23 at the Royal Air Force (RAF) Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.

The Basic Parachute Course 1317 for members of the British Armed Forces is conducted by the Parachute Training Squadron of the Airborne Delivery Wing, based at RAF Brize Norton. The course is based on a written and practical assessment before any live parachuting takes place.

Upon successful completion of the training, trainees are presented with their ‘wings’ by the Parachute Training School and return to their respective units as qualified parachutists; and are able to wear the Parachute Badge with Wings insignia on their military uniform.

ABOVE & BELOW: Photos show His Royal Highness 920 Major (U) Prince ‘Abdul Mateen during the training. PHOTOS: INFOFOTO


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