His Highness Major Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Commander of the Royal Guard Special Force, completed the Joint Command and Staff course at the US Marine Corps University in Quantico, Washington, USA, in a ceremony held at the university attended by his sons His Highness Shaikh Faisal bin Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa and His Highness Shaikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, as well as His Excellency Shaikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Khalifa Al Khalifa, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States of America, and Brigadier Tariq Ghali, the Bahraini Military Attaché to the United States of America, and a number of senior officers.
His Highness expressed his pride in obtaining this certificate of graduation, which is one of the most important and distinguished academic disciplines in the military field, aiming to raise the level of military efficiency. His Highness confirmed that the course will be an incentive to do his best to serve the nation and the King.
His Highness Major Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa said, “I extend my deep appreciation and gratitude to my father His Majesty the King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, for his great support which provided me with motivation to successfully complete the Command and Staff course.”
His Highness praised the follow-up and support of his brother, Brigadier General Shaikh Nasser bins Hamad Al Khalifa, Commander of the Royal Guard, during the course, which was clearly reflected in his completion of the course.
His Highness continued, “I was very pleased to see my sons, His Highness Shaikh Faisal bin Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa and His Highness Shaikh Abdullah bin Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who were delighted with my accomplishment of receiving the graduation certificate from the course. I wish to always be a role model and example for them.”
His Highness congratulated Major Shaikh Hassan bin Mohammed Al Khalifa on his graduation from this course, stressing that he was a model Bahraini youth seeking academic and practical achievement, development of culture and enhancing his skill and efficiency, which will certainly be reflected on his professional performance. His Highness wished him continued luck and success in his career and serving our dear nation.
His Highness Shaikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa stressed that the US Marine Corps University is one of the most prestigious educational institutions known for the competence of its employees and its discipline skills which enhance qualities of leadership. His Highness also pointed out the close relationship between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States in various fields, especially the military field, with continued partnership and cooperation in the interest of regional security and stability.