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LAND FORCES SERGEANT MAJOR


First Warrant Officer Awang Rashid bin Abd Rahman was born on 15 July 1973. He joined the Royal Brunei Armed Force on 23 January 1991 and took over duties as Sergeant Major of the Royal Brunei Land Forces on 13 November 2015.

Throughout his career, First Warrant Officer Awang Rashid was appointed as Riflemen, Second in Charge Section Commander and Section Commander From 1994 to 1999. In 2006 he held the post of Company Quartermaster Sergeant until 2008, in 2008 to 2010 he was assigned as Company Sergeant Major held a post as Drill Sergeant Major in the following years until 2013. In 2013 First Warrant Officer Awang Rashid was posted to Support Battalion Royal Brunei Land Force and appointed as Regiment Sergeant Major.

During his service, First Warrant Officer Awang Rashid had the Opportunity to attend various Courses which includes Basic Freefall Course (1995), Abseil Resupply Packing and Rigging (1996), Small Arms Skills and Instructor Course (1997), Section Commander and Drill Instructor Course (1998), Platoon Sergeant Course (2000), Range Management Course (2002), Live Firing Tactical Training (2004) Drill and Administration Course (2008), Unit Security Officer and Service Account (2012).

He has been awarded with Pingat Laila Tugas in 1991, Pingat Jubli Perak in 1994, Pingat Indah Kerja Baik in 2009, Pingat Jubli Emas in 2011 and Darjah Setia Negara Brunei Yang Amat Bahagia Darjah Keempat (PSB) in 2014.

First Warrant Officer Awang Rashid has a keen interest in sport especially in volleyball and swimming. He is married to Marinah binti jamil and was blessed with two children, a daughter and a son.