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Commanding Officer No.2 Wing


Major (U) Muhd Adif bin Hj Zaman embarked on his journey with the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) in 2005, starting as part of the 27th Intake of Boyswing at the RBAF Training Institute, where he completed his 'O' and 'A' Levels education. In 2009, he joined the Officer Cadet School in Brunei, becoming part of its 2nd Intake. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant and posted to the Training Wing of the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF), now known as No. 7th Wing RBAirF, where he took on administrative responsibilities.

By 2011, he had advanced to the role of Troop Commander of 238 Squadron, No. 2 Wing, Operations Group, RBAirF. He also served as the Admin Officer for No. 2 Wing, Operations Group, RBAirF. His leadership abilities were further recognized in June 2015 when he was appointed Wing Commander at the Officer Cadet School, Defence Academy RBAF, a position he held for four years. In July 2019, he transitioned to a staffing role as Staff Officer Grade 3 (Personnel & Administration) at RBAirF headquarters.

His career highlights include serving on an overseas mission, namely the International Monitoring Team (IMT-17) as Staff Officer Grade 2 Operations for the Brunei Darussalam Contingent between October 2020 and April 2022. This mission provided him with invaluable military experience and opportunities for professional growth. Following his return in April 2022, he assumed command of one of the air defense squadrons in No. 2 Wing, now known as Squadron 233, No. 2 Wing, which specializes in operating drones and drone jammers.

Throughout his distinguished career, Major (U) Adif has reached numerous milestones and continuously sought professional development. In 2010, he completed the Platoon Commander Course at the School of Infantry, Royal Brunei Land Force, which was crucial for his understanding of military unit leadership. He also completed the Air Defense Young Officer Course at RBAirF and the Ground Based Air Defence Young Officer Course in the United Kingdom, where he acquired advanced knowledge in air defense strategies and techniques.

Additionally, he completed the Intermediate Staff Course (ISC) in 2020 and the Command and Staff Course (CSC) in 2023 at the Defence Academy of the RBAF, underscoring his commitment to leadership and strategic planning.

He was awarded The Most Meritorious Service Medal (P.J.K) in 2024. In 2022, he received the Military Merit Medal, Military Civic Action Medal, and Military Commendation Medal from the Republic of the Philippines.​

He is married to Lieutenant Commander Norlaila binti Major (Retired) Awang Harlip, and he enjoys golfing and running during his free time.