Commander Royal Brunei Navy
During his early services with Royal Brunei Navy, First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Halim held some appointments included Navigation Officer, Executive Officer on KDB Pejuang, Commanding Officer of KDB Seteria, Flotilla Navigating Officer and Training Officer.
First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Halim had attended several military related courses overseas. Some of these courses include International Midshipman, Service Fund Accounting, Maritime Surveillance, International Long Navigation, Advance Command and Military Staff Course. Despite his demanding work commitment, he still managed to earn two Master Degrees, Master of Art in Defence Studies and Master of Science in Strategic Studies.
First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Halim was conferred the Most Honorable Order of The Crown of Brunei, Third Class (S.M.B.), General Service Medal (GSM), Pingat Jubli Perak KDYMM, Pingat Jubli Perak ABDB and Singapore’s Prestigious Military Award, the Meritorious Service Medal (Military) or Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Tentera).
In 25 May 2011, by the consent of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam he was promoted to First Admiral of the Royal Brunei Navy.
His Majesty's bestowed the Darjah Pahlawan Negara Brunei Yang Amat Perkasa (The Most Gallant Order of Pahlawan Negara Brunei) First Class (PSPNB) with the title 'Dato Seri Pahlawan' to the First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abd Halim on the 15th July 2011.
First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Abdul Halim is married to Datin Hajah Umiyati Binti Haji Mohammad Noor and blessed with five children (1 daughter and 4 sons). He is active in football and golf.
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