The fifth meeting of the year 2015/2016 Executive Committee and the first committee meeting for the year 2016, was held on Thursday, 4th Feb 2016 from 1000 to 1300 hours at the Meeting Room, Wisma Perwira ATM, Kuala Lumpur. The meeting was chaired by Jen Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr. Mohd Ghazali bin Dato' Mohd Seth, (Bersara), RAFOC President. Present were the Vice President (Navy), Vice President (Air), the Honorary Secretary and six other committee members. Also present were the three members of the Appeal Board.

The meeting discussed and passed the minutes of the last committee meeting held on 1 Dec 2015 and received the reports from the Honorary Secretary on the general administration of RAFOC and, on behalf of the Honorary Treasurer, the financial situation of RAFOC since the last committee meeting. The meeting considered and approved four new members for the month of December 2015 and two for the month of January 2016. With the approval of the six new members, the total membership as at 31 Jan 2016 stood at 700 members (47 have since left us).

The committee was briefed by the chairmen of the various sub-committees on the activities held under their portfolios since the last committee meeting and discussed on the activities to be held for the year 2016. In addition to the normal yearly activities, the committee agreed to organise two additional activities - namely, luncheon talks to keep members updated on the various issues within and outside the country (eg. ISIS; 1MDB; TPPA etc), and visits to the Army/Navy/Air Force bases for members to see the current development of the Army/Navy/Air Force since they left the Service.

The committee was also briefed by Mej Jen Dato' Mohd Muslim bin Ayob, TUDM, (Bersara) and Mej Jen Dato' Shahrudin bin Mohd Ali, TUDM, (Bersara) on a proposed developement site near Bentong to cater for the retiring members of the Armed Forces.

After the meeting, the committee adjourned for the lunch gathering in honour of Jen Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr. Mohd Ghazali bin Dato' Mohd Seth, (Bersara) at the Swimming Pool Foyer of the Wisma Perwira ATM.

(Note: Our RAFOC Executive Committee meet once a quarter to discuss and approve related matters in the running of the association. In addition, sub-committees under the responsible committee members meet from time to time to discuss the various activities. Members are cordially invited to sit-in-attendance during these committee meetings.)