KILANAS AND BANGAR CAMP, Thursday, 25 February 2021 – Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) made working visits to RBAF Laboratory in Kampong Kilanas and Bangar Camp. Also present during the visit was Brigadier General Haji Abdul Razak bin Haji Abd. Kadir, Joint Force Commander.
BOLKIAH GARRISON, WEDNESDAY, 11th FEBRUARY 2021 – Eight newly commissioned officers of Intake 19, Officer Cadet School, RBAF, posted to various Directorates within the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) attended a four day induction program from the 8th to 11th February 2021. The program was conducted to enhance knowledge and allow the officers to adapt themselves to their new work environment.
BOLKIAH GARRISON, THURSDAY, 11 FEBRUARY 2021 – The Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) , Royal Brunei Armed Forces participated in a three day national exercise known as Eksesais Perisai Kebangsaan (EPK) 5/2021 Command Post Exercise (CPX) conducted from the 9th to 11th February 2021. The exercise was a follow up of the previous Table Top Exercise (TTX) conducted from the 10th to 12th November 2021.
BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 12 January 2021 – A meeting between the Department of Criminal Intelligence, Royal Brunei Police Force, Directorate of Intelligence and The Joint Force Headquarters, Royal Brunei Armed Forces was held at the Officers' Mess, Bolkiah Garrison.
BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 28th December 2020 – A total of 54 personnel comprising the Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) and Ministry of Defence took part in the blood donation campaign in conjunction with JFHQ 13th Anniversary and in collaboration with the Blood Donation Centre, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital. The campaign took place at the Multi-Purpose Hall, Bolkiah Garrison.
BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 14 December 2020 – The Joint Force Headquarters, Royal Brunei Armed Forces (JFHQ RBAF) held its 13th Anniversary Celebration at the Multipurpose Hall, Bolkiah Garrison. The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by 1296 Lt (U) Hj Syasuandi bin Haji Abu Bakar from the RBAF Religious Department (JAMA'AT) followed by a Promotion Presentation Ceremony for a total of 18 personnel, both Senior Non-Commissioned Officers and Junior Non-Commissioned Officers respectively.
BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 14 December 2020 - The Joint Force Headquarters, Royal Brunei Armed Forces (JFHQ RBAF) celebrated its 13th anniversary today. A flag hoisting ceremony was held in conjunction with the anniversary celebration. Officiating the event was Brigadier General Haji Abdul Razak bin Haji Abd. Kadir, Joint Force Commander.
Bolkiah Garison, Sunday, 13 December 2020 – In conjunction with the Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) 13th Anniversary, a Thanksgiving Ceremony was held at Surau Ad-Difa', Bolkiah Garrison.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Tuesday, 08 December 2020 – POLMIL 2020 meeting between the Royal Brunei Police Force and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces was held at the Operations Department, Aman Lounge, RBPF Shooting Range Complex, Jalan Aman.
BOLKIAH GARRISON, 7 AUGUST 2020 – The Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) held at the Bolkiah Garrison gym for 49 personnel from the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Joint Force Headquarters.
BOLKIAH GARRISON, 4 AUGUST 2020 – The Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) held a Korban event at the Joint Force Commanders conference room today, 14 Zulhijjah 1441H /4 August 2020M. This year, a buffalo was slaughtered for JFHQ Korban in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidil Adha 1441H celebration.
MNCC, MUARA, Tuesday, 21 July 2020 – The Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) Exercise was held today at Multi-National Coordination Centre (MNCC), Muara. The Exercise was conducted from 21 July 2020 until 23 July 2020 by Virtual Tele-Conference (VTC) using Webex system, hosted by United States Navy (USN).
Bolkiah Garrison, Thursday, 16 July 2020 - The ASEAN Peacekeeping Centres Network under the chair of Major General Hoang Kim Phung, Director of Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations (VNDPKO) held a virtual meeting under the theme of "Enhancing APCN's cooperation efforts in response to COVID-19 Pandemic".
MNCC, MUARA, Tuesday, 14 July 2020 – The closing ceremony for Exercise Penguin Air Phase Series 01/2020 was held today at MNCC, Muara. Exercise Penguin was conducted from 1 July 2020 until 14 July 2020. This year, the exercise saw the first joint effort involving assets from the Royal Brunei Armed Forces and the Royal Australian Air Force such as the P-8 Military surveillence aircraft from Royal Australian Air Force(RAAirF), Joint Forces Headquarters (JFHQ), Patrol Vessels from the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and Blackhawk Helicopters from the Royal Brunei Airforce (RBAirF).
MUARA, Tuesday, 07 July 2020 – A 2 day Initial Planning Conference (IPC) for the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bilateral Exercise between the United States Armed Forces (U.S. Armed Forces) and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) was held online via video teleconference for the first time today at the Multi National Coordination Centre (MNCC), Muara.
The IPC was co-chaired by Lieutenant Colonel (U) Radhuan bin Haji Abdul Hamid, Staff Officer Grade 1 J7 (Joint Training), Joint Force Headquarters RBAF and Captain Mark Asuncion, USN Assistant Chief of Staff to International Strategy and Engagement. The IPC was also attended by representatives from participating units in both Armed Forces.
RIMBA AIR FORCE BASE, Monday, 29 June 2020 – The first series of Exercise PENGUIN Air Phase, a joint exercise coordinated by the Joint Force Headquarters, commenced with an opening ceremony that took place at the Air Movement Centre (AMC), Rimba Air Force Base today. Exercise Penguin is conducted between Royal Brunei Armed Forces, specifically Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and Royal Brunei Air Force, and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and will be carried out in Brunei Darussalam from 29 June to 14 July 2020. One Blackhawk S-70i from RBAirF, KDB DARUSSALAM and KDB DARUTTAQWA of RBN will conduct military exercise together with RAN as well as the P-8A Poseidon from RAAF.
BOLKIAH GARISON, Friday, 26 June 2020 - A farewell and appreciation event for Staff Officer Grade 1 J6, Lt Col (U) Zainolhizad bin Hj Mohd Zain, Staff Officer Grade 2 J4, Major Aida Juraifah@Zuraifah binti Bujang and Staff Officer Grade 2, Capt (U) Nooras bin Hj Abdullah was held at Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ), Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) today.
BOLKIAH GARISON, Friday, 05 June 2020 - A farewell and appreciation event for the Head of Joint Doctrine and Warfare Centre (Head JDWC), Colonel Haji Mohammad Huzaimi Bin Pehin Datu Harimaupadang Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Husin Haji Huzaimi and Staff Officer Grade 3 J6, Lieutenant Nazirul Rusydi Bin Roslan was held at Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ), Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) today.
BOLKIAH GARRISON, WEDNESDAY, 14 MAY 2020 – In adhering to the Brunei Islamic Religious Council (MUIB) guidelines of social distancing measures during the month of Ramadhan, The Royal Brunei Armed Forces Religious Department has come out with an initiative of offering a decentralized zakat fitrah collection system.
BOLKIAH GARRISON, THURSDAY, 24 APRIL 2020 - The Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) held a Dates Distribution Ceremony of the “Kurma Kurnia Peribadi” His Majesty Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam 1441H/2020M at Level 2, Tower Block, Ministry of Defence. The distribution of dates is an annual project managed by Yayasan Sultah Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, as a personal gift from His Majesty the Sultan dan Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and members of the royal family to muslims in the sultanate.
TANAH JAMBU, MONDAY, 09 MARCH 2020 – The Joint Doctrine & Warfare Centre, Joint Force Headquarters with support from the Australian Defence Force is currently organising an OMAP workshop from 09 to 20 March 2020.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 31 January 2020 – As preparation for Brunei Darussalam Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2021, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) conducted Exercise Setia Bersama 1/2019 from 31 January 2020 until 02 February 2020 focusing on the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Brunei-Muara District.
FULLERTON HOTEL, Monday, 20 January 2020 – The Joint Force Commander, Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Mohd Sharif bin Dato Paduka Haji Ibrahim, attended the Fullerton Forum the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue Sherpa Meeting that was held in the Republic of Singapore from the 20th – 22nd January 2020.
BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 09 January 2020 – A leadership talk between Brigadier General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Mohd Sharif bin Dato Paduka Haji Ibrahim, Joint Force Commander (JFC) and Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) officers was held at the Officers’ Mess, Bolkiah Garrison.
MUARA, Friday, 03 January 2020 – A leisure activity was held at Muara Beach today in celebration of newly promoted JFHQ officers and farewell for outgoing JFHQ officer, Lieutenant Colonel Pengiran Mohammed Sufri bin Pengiran Haji Rosli.
FRIDAY, 20 DECEMBER 2019 - An Information Operations Workshop, co-hosted by the Joint Force Headquarters and the Australian Defense Force (ADF), concluded today at the Lecture Room of the Defence Academy, Royal Brunei Armed Forces. Present as the Guest of Honour during the closing ceremony was Lieutenant Colonel (U) Haji Mohd Albadii Shahnoel bin Haji Mohd Noeh.
BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 12 December 2019 - The Joint Force Headquarters held a Doa Kesyukuran ceremony at Surau Ad-Difa', Bolkiah Garrison in conjunction with the celebration of its 12th anniversary.
GADONG, Friday, 29 November 2019 – A dinner to celebrate all incoming and outgoing JFHQ officers was held at The Garden’s Veranda Restaurant, Gadong.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Tuesday, 26 November 2019 – The opening ceremony of the Regional Maritime Counter Terrorism Table Top Exercise (MT CT TTX) was held today at the Radisson Hotel in Bandar Seri Begawan.
BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 26 November 2019 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) and the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) held a POLMIL 2019 Meeting today at the Officers' Mess, Bolkiah Garrison.