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Brigadier General (Udara) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Alirupendi bin Haji Perudin the Joint Force Commander, Royal Brunei Armed Forces joined the Royal Brunei Armed Forces in September 1992. His professional development began upon graduating from Royal Air Force College, Cranwell United Kingdom in 1994. He then attended various career development courses locally and abroad in United Kingdom, Malaysia, Republic of Singapore and India. He graduated with a psc from Defence Services Staff College, India in 2008. He is also an alumnus of the Malaysian Armed Forces Defence College, graduating in 2016. He obtained Masters of Science in Defence and Strategic Studies from University of Madras, India and Master of Science in Defence Studies from National University of Malaysia.
Throughout his service, he has held various appointments such as Officer Commanding Base Defence Squadron, Air Regiment Training Officer, Officer Commanding No. 33 Squadron, Second-in-Command Air Regiment and Commanding Officer Air Regiment. At the Ministry of Defence he had held the posts of Aide-de-camp to Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces, Defence Attache of Brunei Darussalam to the Republic of Philippines, Military Assistant to Commander Royal Brunei Armed Forces, Staff Officer Grade 1 Personnel Director of Personnel. Before appointed as a Joint Force Commander he was the Deputy Commander of Royal Brunei Airforce. He was then appointed as Joint Force Commander on 25th February 2022.
Brigadier General (Udara) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Alirupendi was awarded The Most Blessed Order of Setia Negara Brunei 4th Class (P.S.B) in 2016 by His Majesty The Sultan Dan Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam. Brigadier General (Udara) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Alirupendi was born in June 1973. Amongst his hobbies is to read books, play golf and soccer.
On 15 July 2022, Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Alirupendi was conferred The Most Gallant Order of Pahlawan Negara Brunei, First Class (P.S.P.N.B.) which carries the title ‘Dato Seri Pahlawan’ by His Majesty The Sultan Dan Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam.
He is married to Datin Hajah Azizah binti Haji Miramit with 5 children.