COLONEL (U) MUHAMMAD WALEE BIN HAJI ROSLIE
Lieutenant Colonel (U) Muhammad Walee bin Haji Roslie was appointed as Commanding Officer of No 1 Wing, Operations Group, Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) on the 01st of November 2021. His previous command and staff positions includes the Head of Standards and Evaluation and acting Head of Inspectorate Unit of the RBAirF.
He enlisted in the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) in 2000 and graduated from the Initial Officer Training (IOT) at the Royal Air Force (RAF) Cranwell, United Kingdom where he earned his commission as Second Lieutenant in 2002. He later served as an Air Regiment officer prior to embarking towards his operational flying career in 2005.
As an experienced operational pilot in the RBAirF, he since flew flight operations with the Bell 212 helicopter from 2006 through 2014 with No 1 Sqn. In 2011, he was deployed to Mindanao, Philippines for over a year to serve under the umbrella of the International Monitoring Team (IMT). In 2013, he completed the Helicopter Instructor's Course with the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) as a Qualified Helicopter Instructor (QHI). Upon his return, he spearheaded the then newly introduced Blackhawk S-70i project and oversaw its development through its initial operational capability in Brunei as No 11 and No 14 Squadron Commander.
His professional military education also includes the Air Regiment Officer Course, Junior Officer Staff Course, and Command and Staff Course (Post Graduate Diploma in International Security) and Executive Development Programme.
For his contributions, Lieutenant Colonel (U) Muhammad Walee was bestowed The Most Blessed Order of Setia Negara Brunei, Fourth Class (P.S.B) and the Pingat Jasa Kebaktian (P.J.K) and by His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam. He also received the Military Merit Medal from the Philippine Armed Forces, and was awarded the first RBAirF Flight Safety Champion (Gold Class).
He is blessed with two children and enjoys outdoor fitness activities.