The third meeting of the 2014/2015 Executive Committee and the first committee meeting for the year 2015, was held on Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 from 1100 to 1430 hours at the Meeting Room, Wisma Perwira ATM, Kuala Lumpur, with thanks to the PMC Wisma Perwira ATM. The meeting was chaired by Jen Tan Sri Datuk Amar Mohd Ghazali bin Dato' Mohd Seth, (Bersara), our RAFOC President. Present were our Vice President (Navy) and eight other committee members. Also present was Mej Jen Dato' Abd Shukor bin Jaafar, (Bersara) on invitation.

The committee received the reports from the Honorary Secretary on the general administration of RAFOC and from the Honorary Treasurer on the financial situation of RAFOC since the last committee meeting. The meeting discussed and passed the minutes of the last committee meeting held on 24 Oct 2014, received the reports from the various sub-committees on the activities held during the last quarter and discussed on the activities to be held by RAFOC for the year 2015.

The meeting expressed its concern on the long-term financial requirement to sustain the running of the association. The sub-committee on finance would meet to discuss further on ways and action to be taken to bring in additonal funds to the association.

The meeting also considered and approved 17 new members for the months of November and December 2014. With the approval of the 17 new members, the total membership of RAFOC as at 31 December 2014 stood at 618 (38 have since left us).

On behalf of YABhg. Toh Puan Zakiah Ahmad, Mej Jen Dato' Abd Shukor bin Jaafar, (Bersara) presented a copy of Jen Tun Ibrahim's book "Ibrahim - The Malay Warrior" to each of the committee members.

Our thanks to the PMC Wisma Perwuira ATM and his staff for facilitating our meeting at the Wisma Perwira ATM and the lunch after our meeting.

Note: Our RAFOC Executive Committee meet once a quarter to discuss and approve matters related to the running of the association. In addition, sub-committees under the responsible committee members meet from time to time to discuss the various activities uder their portfolios.