MAJOR (U) AMIERUL HALPI BIN TALIP
Major (U) Amierul Halpi bin Talip enlisted into the
Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) as on 22 June 2002. He was later commissioned
as 2nd Lieutenant upon completion of 10 months Infantry Training at 55/
2004 Officer Cadet School (OCS), Singapore Armed Forces Training Institute
Military Institute (SAFTI MI), Republic of Singapore.
During the start of his career, Major (U) Amierul
Halpi first assigned as Troop Officer in B Troop Rapier 33 Squadron (now known
as 233 Squadron) in 2004 and has held various command appointments which
includes Troop Commander in 2005, Training Officer of Recruit Company (R Coy),
Training Institute Royal Brunei Armed Forces (TI RBAF) in 2009. He was the
first Royal Brunei Airforce (RBAirF) officer to become an Intake Commander of
144th male recruit batch.
He was promoted to the rank Captain in 2010 and was
later posted as Air Regiment (now known as No. 2 Wing) Intelligence Officer in
2012. In 2013, he was posted to No.7 Wing as Officer Commanding of 67 Squadron
(now known as 77 Squadron). Later in 2014, he was promoted to the rank of Major
and assumed command as Officer Commanding of 38 Squadron (now known as 238
Squadron). After finishing Squadron Command, he was then posted as Staff
Officer Grade 2 Training at RBAirF Headquarters. From October 2019 he served as
the Deputy Wing Commander of No.2 Wing before assuming the appointment of Wing
Commander No. 2 Wing on 1st November 2021.
Throughout his service, Major (U) Amierul Halpi has
had the opportunity to attend courses, exercise and workshop both
internationally and locally. Career highlights includes United Nation Global
Peace Operation Initiative (UN-GPOI) Exercise CAPSTONE 2015 at Malaysia,
National Standard Operating Procedure (NaSOP), Intorduction to Multi Crisis
Management from CAE MPTC Brunei, Air and Missile Warfare Workshop under Centre
for Military and International Humanitarian Law (CoMIHL) with International
Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Strategic Planning from Institute for
Leadership, Innovation & Advancement (ILIA), UBD.
Major (U) Amierul Halpi vocational training
includes Young Officer Ground Based Air Defence (YO GBAD) in 2007 and
Instructor Gunnery Course in 2013 from Royal School of Artillery Larkhill,
United Kingdom which accredited with him with Instructor in Gunnery (IG).
During his gunnery course, he also received his qualification as Unmanned
Aerial System (UAS) Flight Authoriser, Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong
Learning Sector (PTLLS) an award in Education and Training and Joint
Battlespace Management Course (JBMC). He was also fortunate to attend C2-GBAD
course from France in 2014.
staff training includes Junior Staff Course (JSC) in 2013 and Command and Staff
College, Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) in 2019 which
earned him with a Graduate Diploma in Defence and Security Studies (G.D.D.S.S)
from University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD) and a Pass Staff College (Psc) from
Major (U) Amierul Halpi bin Talip is happily married to Suzina bte Mohd Hassan and is blessed with two daughters, Nur Abraqah Hidayah and Nur Fitri Farhana. Whenever he has time to spare, he likes to spend it jogging, hiking outdoors as well as chasing golf handicap.