The MAFDC 37/2017 Graduation Night was held on 20 December 2017 at Bangi-Putrajaya Hotel. The Graduation Night was held in conjunction with MAFDC Course 37/2017 Graduation Ceremony that was held in the morning of the day. All staffs, lecturers, supervisors, course participants and spouses dressed elegantly in their Black ties and evening attire. Through out the dinner, the guests were entertained by the Army's Engineering Institute band.
KUALA LUMPUR. The third Diners’ Club for MAFDC Course Serial 37/2017 was successfully conducted on 23 August 2017 at the InterContinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The guest speaker was Emeritus Professor Dato’ Dr. Sheikh Omar bin Abdul Rahman, former lecturer from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Chief Executive Officer and Principal Consultant at SOAR Consultancy Sdn Bhd. He presented a talk entitle “Taking Leaders To The Next Level: Translating Strategic Plans Into Desired Results” followed by questions and answers session. Among the invited guests who attended the event were ACOS Defence, Operation and Training Branch MAF HQ, COS Air Operation Command HQ and ACOS Naval Intelligence Navy HQ. The Diners’ Club is part of the course program that enabled course participants to interact with prominent personalities on related topics such as security, economic or current national issues in line with regional and global perspectives.
The Commandant Lecture Series (CLS) have been an important activity in the Malaysian Armed Force Defence College (MAFDC) Course Serial 37/2017. This program serves as a platform for information exchange and productive interaction on strategic, security, defence, leaderships and international relations issues with selected prominent individuals. On 28 April 2017, MAFDC was honoured to host the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Malaysia, H. E Dr. Makio Miyagawa as the guest speaker for CLS, accompanied by Col Nishinaga, the Japan Army Attaché. He talked on “Towards Being a More Normal Power Japan's Strategic Outlook In The 21st Century” and followed by a question and answers with Course Participants Serial 37/2017.
The Chief of Army, Gen Dato' Sri Zulkiple bin Hj Kassim delivered his Keynote Address to the Malaysian Armed Forces Defence College Course Participants Serial 37/2017 on 17 March 17. The title of his presentation was The Malaysian Army: Strategy and Concept of Development. He spent two hours for the presentation including questions and answers session.
Majlis Pemasyhuran Ahli ke Empat Hall of Fame Maktab Pertahanan Angkatan Tentera (MPAT) kepada Yang Mulia Jeneral Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi bin Raja Mohamed Noor, Panglima Tentera Darat telah disempurnakan oleh Komandan MPAT, Yang Berbahagia Laksamana Pertama Dato’ Sabri bin Zali bertempat di Dewan Trisakti, MPAT, Kuala Lumpur.
Turut meraikan majlis pemasyuhran ini adalah alumni peserta kursus MPAT Siri 21/2001 sama ada yang masih berkhidmat ataupun yang telah bersara daripada perkhidmatan ATM.