College Activites (72)
On 1st Mar 18, the Directing Staff Navy, Capt Muhamad Shakir bin Salleh RMN handed over Directing Staff Navy to Capt Mohd Amin bin Mat Tahir RMN at Dataran Tadbir and witnessed by the Commandant, Laksamana Pertama Dato’ Sabri bin Zali, officers and staff of the MAFDC.
Capt Muhamad Shakir bin Salleh RMN will be posted to Markas Wilayah Laut 1 (MAWILLA 1) as the Chief of Staff effective on 12 Mac 18.
Tuesday, 2nd Jan 18 saw the hand over of the Deputy Commandant of MAFDC from Kol Wan Amin Hafiz bin Wan Mahmud RMAF to Kol Mohd Fadzil bin Mohd Diah RMAF.
The handover ceremony took place in the MAFDC Complex at Dataran Tadbir and was witnessed by the Commandant of MAFDC, Laksamana Pertama Dato’ Sabri bin Zali. Kol Wan Amin Hafiz bin Wan Mahmud RMAF is posted as Base Commander Pangkalan Udara Kuantan effective on 18 Jan 18.
Present during the ceremony were all Officers and staff of the MAFDC.
Introduction Night for MAFDC Course Serial 38/2018 was held on 10 February 2018 at the Wisma Perwira Tentera Darat. The objectives of this event are to cultivate interaction among Staffs and CP with their spouses and to provide opportunity to all CP to introduce themselves and their spouses.
The MAFDC Course Serial 38/2018 Wives’ Enrichment Course was held from 9 to 11 February 2018 at the MAFDC Complex. The objectives of the course are to provide opportunity to interact and foster relationship amongst the wives, to develop and enhance their knowledge in assisting the husband in their future undertakings and to provide them an overview on the conduct of the MAFDC-UKM Programme. All Malaysian Course Participants’ wives were involved in this course.
30 Jan 18 – An Award-giving ceremony to the Best Employee for the Fourth Quarter of 2017 was held at Dataran Tadbir on 30 Jan 2018. The Award aims to honour the employee who had performed well in their job for the last quarter of 2017. The recipient of the award is 1158540 Kpl Mohd Sofian bin Jamaluddin.
On completion of the award giving ceremony, a birthday celebration was held to celebrate 18 staff that were born in the month of October up to Dec. The cake cutting ceremony was graced by the Commandant.
The MAFDC Serial 38/2018 is a year long programme was officially opened on 8th January 2018 by Commandant of MAFDC. A total of 45 Course Participants(CP) consisting of 19 Malaysian Army Officers, eight Royal Malaysian Navy Officers, eight Royal Malaysian Air Force officers, one Royal Malaysian Police officer, one Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency officer, one Malaysian Civil Service officer and seven International officers from FIji, Indonesia, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates.
The Graduation Ceremony for MAFDC Serial 37/2017 was held at the Trisakti Hall and officiated by the Deputy Defence Minister, YB Dato’ Sri Mohd Johari bin Baharum. This memorable and auspicious ceremony was also witnessed by other dignitaries from the military and civilian including the Course Participants’ spouses.
All 44 CP walked tall and proud during the MAFDC Diploma presentation by the Deputy Defence Minister. Three awards were given away to the following CP:
a. The Best MAF CP Award: Cdr Mohd Yusri bin Yusoff RMN.
b. The Best non-MAF CP Award: S Lt Col Goh Wee Tiong (Singapore Armed Forces).
c. The Best Research Project Award: Cdr Mohd Yusri bin Yusoff RMN.
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) for Malaysian Armed Force Defence College (MAFDC) Course Serial 37/2017 serves as a platform for exchange of information and interaction on strategic, security, defence, leaderships and international relations issues with selected prominent individuals. On 5 June 2017, MAFDC was honoured to host the United Kingdom High Commissioner to Malaysia, H.E Victoria Marguerite Treadell, as the guest speaker, accompanied by Col Stephen Hall, the United Kingdom’s Defence Attaché. She talked on “Foreign Policy Option and Regional Security: The Importance of South East Asia to Britain” and followed by a question and answers session.