Deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II on Tuesday attended a graduation ceremony (photo) at the Royal Jordanian Command and Staff College.
Crown Prince Al Hussein was received by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Hneiti and the College’s Commandant, Petra news agency reported.
His Royal Highness presented certificates and awards to the graduating Officers from JAF and security agencies, as well as to graduating officers from 12 friendly countries.
During the ceremony, the Crown Prince conveyed King Abdullah’s greetings to the graduates, reaffirming His Majesty’s confidence in the quality of the training and courses provided at the College.
His Royal Highness also signed the guestbook at the Royal Jordanian Command and Staff College, expressing pride in the competence of its staff and its role in building the capacities of officers and personnel.
The College awards a bachelor’s degree in Military Science.
Public Security Directorate Director Major General Hussein Hawatmeh and a number of senior officers and military attachés attended the graduation.
On Monday, Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II also attended the graduation of two tactical aviation courses on night flight operations at King Abdullah II Airbase.
During the ceremony, attended by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Yousef Hneiti and the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) Commander, Crown Prince Al Hussein observed a night military drill conducted by personnel from the King Abdullah II Airbase, the King Abdullah II Special Forces Group, and the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Brigade/Quick Reaction Force.
The Crown Prince was briefed on the various stages of the exercise, which included simulations of field operations in urban areas, and night air raids with aerial cover by RJAF attack helicopters and choppers.
At the graduation ceremony, His Royal Highness conveyed His Majesty’s greetings to the officers at King Abdullah II Airbase and to all JAF personnel, reaffirming King Abdullah’s keenness to follow up on the progress of training and tactical operations at RJAF units and bases.
The Crown Prince commended the coordination between JAF and RJAF units, praising their personnel’s advanced skills and readiness.