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05 RBAirF OFFICERS ATTEND OBOE ENDEAVOUR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE PROGRAM 2022

AUSTRALIA, Tuesday, 09 August 2022 – A total of 12 Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Officers including 05 Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) Officers comprising of the Oboe Endeavour Academic Excellence Award recipients of 2020 and 2021 were invited to Australia for the Oboe Endeavour Academic Excellence Program from 01 to 09 August 2022. The delegation was led by Major (U) Pengiran Mohammad Ezul Hazrin bin Pengiran Haji Zohaini, Commanding Officer of No. 4 Wing, Support Group, RBAirF. Also representing RBAirF were Major (U) Mohamad Fazley bin Hasabullah, Major (U) Muhammad Zabri bin Abdul Rahman, Major (U) Wan Muhammad Azem bin Haji Muhammad Aminuddin and Major (U) Arif Shamirul bin Salleh.

This aim of the programme is to impart knowledge to the officers about Australia and its defence force, share commonalities on the region's security and interest, as well as to build stronger relationship between the armed forces and enhance the bilateral defence relations between Negara Brunei Darussalam and Australia.

The participants had the opportunity to meet with key leaders of the Australian Defence Force and participate in discussions on Australian Defence Policy and the roles, responsibilities and international engagement of the Australian Defence Force. The program also includes visits to defence facilities at Russell, the Australian Defence College and Fleet Base East Sydney as well as educational and cultural visits and activities such as the visit to the Australian Parliament House, the Hyde Park Barracks, and the Australian War Memorial where they observed and participated in the Last Post Ceremony including wreath laying.

The Oboe Endeavour Academic Excellence Program is awarded to the Command and Staff participants who have achieved outstanding results during the course. It was named in commemoration of the Australian Forces' contribution to the successful liberation of Borneo from Japanese occupation during Operation OBOE in World War II, which marked the beginning of defence relationship between Negara Brunei Darussalam and Australia.




05 PEGAWAI TUDB MENYERTAI PROGRAM OBOE ENDEAVOUR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE 2022 

AUSTRALIA, Selasa, 09 Ogos 2022 –Seramai 12 orang Pegawai Angkatan Bersenjata Diraja Brunei (ABDB) termasuk 05 orang Pegawai Tentera Udara Diraja Brunei (TUDB) yang terdiri dari penerima anugerah Oboe Endeavor Academic Excellence 2020 dan 2021 telah dijemput untuk mengikuti Program Oboe Endeavor Academic Excellence 2022 bermula dari 01 hingga 09 Ogos 2022. Delegasi tersebut diketuai oleh Mejar (U) Pengiran Mohammad Ezul Hazrin bin Pengiran Haji Zohaini, Pegawai Pemerintah Cawangan No.4, Kumpulan Bantu, TUDB. Turut menyertai mewakili TUDB ialah Mejar (U) Mohamad Fazley bin Hasabullah, Mejar (U) Muhammad Zabri bin Abdul Rahman, Mejar (U) Wan Muhammad Azem bin Haji Muhammad Aminuddin dan Mejar (U) Arif Shamirul bin Salleh.

Peserta-peserta diberi peluang untuk bertemu dan berinteraksi bersama beberapa pemimpin utama Australian Defence Force dan mengikuti perbincangan mengenai dasar pertahanan Australia serta peranan, tugas, tanggungjawab dan penglibatan antarabangsa Australian Defence Force. Program tersebut juga melibatkan lawatan ke institusi-institusi pertahanan seperti Russel Building, Kolej Pertahanan Australia dan Fleet Base East Sydney serta lawatan sambil belajar dan kebudayaan seperti Australia Parliament House, Hyde Park Barracks. Delegasi juga membuat lawatan ke Australian War Memorial di mana peserta diberikan penghormatan untuk mengambil bahagian dalam Acara Last Post yang juga termasuk sesi Wreath Laying.

Anugerah Oboe Endeavour Academic Excellence ini diberikan kepada peserta-peserta Kursus Maktab Turus yang meraih keputusan cemerlang dalam kursus tersebut. Ianya adalah bersempena memperingati jasa Australian Defence Force dalam pembebasan Pulau Borneo dari jajahan tentera Jepun semasa Operasi OBOE di Perang Dunia Kedua.