Our Congratulations to Lieutenant Amal Aman who recently graduated from RMC – Duntroon and will return to Malaysia and continue his career in the Malaysian Army.
Sincere thanks to Capt. Adrian Foo, an Instructor at RMC-D who highlighted Lt. Amal Aman’s graduation and provided a very well written short article with some insight into Lt. Amal’s military career progression and pictures of the Graduation Parade.
Do spare a few minutes of your time to have a read of Capt. Foo’s article below;
Royal Military College Duntroon’s Full Time General Service Officer Graduation Parade
Canberra, 13th December 2016 – The Army transforms ambitious and resourceful civilians into leaders and commanders with exciting career options. It all starts at the Royal Military College Duntroon (RMC-D), one of the world’s outstanding military training institutions and the lifetime changing process revolves around the required and expected qualities of an officer which upholds the Royal Military College of Australia’s (RMC-A) charter. The charter of RMC-A is to prepare cadets and other candidates for careers as officers in the Army by promoting learning, leadership and integrity; by inspiring high ideals and the pursuit of excellence; and inculcating a sense of duty, loyalty and service to Australia.
For the Regular Army General Service Officer course, the vigorous military curriculum is organized into three classes, each of six month duration and is structured to promote a balance and progressive continuum in military tactics training for the Corps of Staff Cadets. The Corps of Staff Cadets includes overseas nations from the Asia-Pacific region as well.
On this joyous day marks the 129th graduating class of the Corps of Staff Cadets as they marches off the parade ground to the strains of ‘Auld Lang Syne’, ‘Maori’s Farewell’ and ‘Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye’. The Reviewing Officer for today’s Graduation Parade is the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia. His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK, MC (Retd). This graduating class consists of 139 members which includes foreign members from Cambodia, Fiji, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Thailand and Malaysia, Lieutenant Amal Aman.
Lieutenant Amal Aman initially joined the Reserve Officer Training Unit (ROTU) in the National Defence University of Malaysia (NDUM) whilst undergoing his studies in the Bachelor of Human Resources and Defence Management in 2012. Upon completing his studies, passion to serve the country developed along the year and has triggered him to apply the Officer Cadet Graduate Course in February 2015. Through a demanding selection process he emerged as a candidate for the RMC-D Regular Army General Service Officer course participant. In July 2015 he began his life changing journey and has proven to be resilient in arduous situation that he has been thrown in to test his ability to be an officer. On this special occasion, all hard work is being rewarded and has mark the beginning of his career as a Malaysia Armed Forces Officer in the Army. Congratulations Lieutenant Amal Aman.