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Humphrey Tawake Promoted To Commodore

The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) is pleased to announce the promotion of Captain [Navy] Humphrey Biutilomaloma TAWAKE to the rank of Commodore.  Commodore TAWAKE has recently being appointed
24 Sep 2021 14:00
Humphrey Tawake Promoted To Commodore
Commodore Humphrey Tawake

The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) is pleased to announce the promotion of Captain [Navy] Humphrey Biutilomaloma TAWAKE to the rank of Commodore

Commodore TAWAKE has recently being appointed as Deputy Commander for the RFMF

 

Commodore TAWAKE was born on 21ST January, 1971 in Lautoka, Fiji. He hails from the village of Mualevu, Vanuabalavu in the province of Lau.

He was enlisted into the RFMF on 19th June 1990 and was commissioned as an Ensign on 01st July 1992

Commodore TAWAKE recently graduated from the Australian War College and is an Executive Diploma graduate in Strategic and Defence Studies from the Pertahanan National University, Malaysia.

He is an alumnus of the prestigious Armed Forces Staff College in Malaysia.

 

He has attended courses conducted by the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom, Hawaii, Malaysia and Australia.

He is also an alumnus of the Britannia Royal Naval College in UK and had represented Fiji at the 9th MSC Working Group Conference in BrisbaneAustralia

He has held various appointments with RFMF units with the Fiji Navy, HQ RFMF and Ministry of Home Affairs and has recently been appointed Commander Fiji Navy.

He has served on several tours of duties with various peacekeeping missions in the Multinational Forces and Observers in Egypt (MFO), United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), United Nations Missions in East Timor (UNMISET) and United Nations Disengagement Observer Force in Syria (UNDOF)

 

In addition to his peacekeeping medals, Commodore TAWAKE is also decorated with the General Service Medal (GSM) and the Fiji Meritorious Service Decoration (MSD)

Commodore TAWAKE is married to Sereana Moce TAWAKE and has four children.



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