Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, today inspected the first batch of the volunteers’ Reserve Force session at the Military Sports Association.
The Commander-in-Chief conveyed greetings and appreciation from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, to the reserve force volunteers for their prompt response to the call of the nation.
The BDF Chief affirmed that the civilian volunteers in the Reserve Force will be registered in history as the first batch in the BDF’s reserve force, welcoming them to the Bahrain Defence Force alongside their brethren from various branches and units, and wishing them every success in meeting the requirements of this session.
Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed called on volunteers to set the example in dedication and making sacrifices for the sake of the homeland, noting that the session will be easy for them to pass as the goal is to prepare a national reserve force by highly-qualified national trainers.
The commander-in-chief expressed pride in the civilian volunteers’ enthusiasm and readiness to make all sacrifices for the sake of the cherished homeland, citing the high turnout of the relatives of the affiliates and retirees of the BDF and the National Guard to join the reserve force session.
Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed commended the tremendous efforts exerted by the Royal Reserve Force unit to prepare and qualify this reserve force, appreciating the endeavours and role played by officers, non-commissioned officers and members of this force, as well as BDF branches and units for providing a suitable environment for the success of the volunteers’ reserve force session.
Source: Bahrain News Agency