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COMMANDANT

OF COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT

Lieutenant Colonel Haji Abdul Mutalip Bujang is the current Commandant of the Combat Service Support, Royal Brunei Land Forces, a position effectively held on 4th December 2020. He was enlisted into the Royal Brunei Armed Forces in August 1999 and graduated from the Officer Cadet Course (OCS) at Singapore Armed Forces Training Institute (SAFTI) in 2002.

Throughout his career, Lieutenant Colonel Haji Abdul Mutalip had held several appointments which include; the Infantry Platoon Commander at Second Battalion, Royal Brunei Land Force in 2002; The Quartermaster at Support Battalion Royal Brunei Land Force from 2003 to 2005; Quartermaster and the Staff Officer Grade 2 Logistic at the Training Institute, Royal Brunei Armed Forces from 2005 to 2009; Staff Officer Grade 2 Logistic at the Royal Brunei Land Force Headquarter from 2009 to 2015; Deputy Commanding Officer of Logistic Depot, Royal Brunei Land Force from 2015 to 2016 and Assistance Chief of Staff Logistic at the Royal Brunei Land Force Headquarter from 2017 to 2019.

Throughout his military service, Lieutenant Colonel Haji Abdul Mutalip has attended courses in the lines of logistics management course both local and overseas. These include; The International Logistic Officers' Course, School of Logistics, United Kingdom in 2002; Logistic Officer Intermediate RAAOC Course, Australia in 2003; Coalition Logistics Planning Course, Australia in 2009; Advanced Logistics Officers' Course/ Advanced Manpower Operations Course, Singapore in 2013.  He attended both the Junior Staff Couse in 2006 and Command & Staff Couse in 2014 in Negara Brunei Darussalam. The last course attended was the Executive Development Program, Negara Brunei Darussalam in 2018. 

Lieutenant Colonel Haji Abdul Mutalip had served the International Monitoring Team (IMT) in Mindanao, Republic of the Philippines as team member in 2010 to 2011 and led the Negara Brunei Darussalam IMT contingent in 2019 to 2020. In recognition for his missions in Mindanao Philippines, he was awarded the Bronze Cross Medal and Military Medal by the Chief of Staff Armed Forces of the Philippines.

In recognition throughout his 20 years' service in the RBAF and with the consent of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, Lieutenant Colonel Haji Abdul Mutalip has been conferred with Excellent Service Medal (PIKB), Meritorious Service Medal (PJK) and The Most Honorable Order of Setia Negara Brunei 4th Class (PSB).

Lieutenant Colonel Haji Abdul Mutalip is happily married to Hajah Harisah Adlina bte Haji Sharbini and blessed with three daughters and a son. He enjoys golf and running.