OOTW : Ground Control
Kg. Rampayoh, Labi, 1 April 2013 - Exercise ground control is essential for officer cadets to take part in as it introduces them to any actions on needed to be taken in case of any insurgency. The exercise is the biggest exercise throughout the cadet course as not only does it involve all tri services, but also troops from third battalion, intelligence, medics as well as representatives from signals in addition to civilians living in the area. The effort that has been put into this exercise shows how vital this exercise is in assessing the cadets on several traits on being an officer.
Collaborating with these groups of people provided the Officer Cadets of intake 9 with early exposure prior to them being assigned in their respective units. This would give them hands on experience and equip them with the knowledge and wits on how to manage subordinates when commissioned as an officer.
Handing Over Ceremony Of The New Commanding Officer
Sg Akar Camp, 6th March 2013 - A handing over ceremony at Parade Square, Officer Cadet School, Defence Academy of Royal Brunei Armed Forces yesterday morning officiated the appointment of 436 Major Pg Sharifuddin Bin Pg Haji Yusof as the new Commanding Officer of the Officer Cadet School. Upon the arrival of 356 Lieutenant Colonel (L) Zil Husam bin Haji Abd Rahman, the former Commanding Officer of the Officer Cadet School, the ceremony started off with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah.The ceremony then continued with the parade inspection by the former Commanding Officer. The parade from the Officer Cadet School’s permanent staffs and the Officer Cadets of the 9th Intake was led by LS2119 Captain Christopher Hesketh as the Parade Commander of the day.
OCS Intake 9 CO's Challenge
Berakas Garrison, 5th March 2013 - The CO’s challenge have been formulated and introduced since the first intake of OCS and is still going on in succession with following intakes and has become a tradition for sections in between each intake to achieve glory. The winner would have their name engraved on the trophy, which would be showcased in the OCS showroom.
Khatam Al-Quran for Officers and Permanent Staff of Defence Academy
SUNGAI AKAR, Thursday, 28 February 2013 – Khatam Al-Quran event for the officers and permanent staff of Defence Academy was held at the Officer Cadet School surau. The Guest of Honour for the event was the Commandant of Defence Academy, Colonel Pg Maiddin bin Pg Hj Md Said. The event started with the recital of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by the recital of Surah Al-Quran by the participating officers and staff.
DPMM’s 39th Birthday Thanksgiving Ceremony
Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) recently held a thanksgiving prayer ceremony in conjunction with the 39th birthday celebration of His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and the General of RBAF.
The event which was held last Saturday evening at the Officer Cadet School (OCS) Surau kicked start with the recital of the Al-Quran verse read by OCdt Ahmad Fu’ad bin Hj Md Salleh of Intake 9, followed by the recitations of the wirid and doa. In honour of His Royal Highness’ birthday, sunat Hajat prayers were performed, followed by the recitation of Surah Yassin and a special doa led by OCdt Zuhairin bin Abd Rahman of Intake 9.
RBAF Half Marathon
KAMPONG PARIT, Wednesday 6 February 2013 - The Officer Cadets of Intake 9 recently took part in the annual RBAF Half Marathon Competition. Held at the Taman Mini Perayaan Kampong Parit, Mukim Pangkalan Batu, the participants included from MINDEF, RBLF, RBN, RBAirF, TI RBAF, SFR, Royal Brunei Police Force, Brunei Fire and Rescue Department as well as the instructors of OCS.
OCS to participate in Maulidul Rasul
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 24th January 2013 - the male officer cadets of intake 8 and 9, along with their instructors and permanent staffs went to the SOAS field in Bandar Seri Begawan for the celebration of the Maulidur Rasul, an event celebrated annually by His Majesty, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddien Waddaullah ibn Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Saadul Khairi Waddien, where he marched off together with the public. The 12th Rabiulawal marked the birth of our beloved prophet m
Muhammad S.A.W. (peace be upon him) upon arrival the officer cadets and instructors marched around Brunei town together with their respective units.