PERSONAL DETAILS

  1. Name: Colonel Kinley Namda
  2. Country: Bhutan, Asia
  3. Organization: Royal Bhutanese Army (Infantry)
  4. Unit: Royal Body Guards
  5. Date of Birth: 25th Sept 1969
  6. Date of Commission: 19th Dec 1992
  7. No of Years of Service: 25 Years

COURSES ATTENDED & ACHIEVEMENTS

  1. Bachelors Degree, National Defense Academy (Pune, India) 1989 to 1991
  2. Commission training, Indian Military Academy (Dehra Dun, India) 1992 – 1993
  3. Diploma in Physical Education (Boxing) University of Physical Education Hungary   1994
  4. Young Officers Course, Infantry School (MHOW, India) 1994
  5. Commando Course, Commando School (Belgaum, India) 1997
  6. Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare course, CIJW School (Varingtey, India) 1999
  7. Intelligence Staff Officer’s Course (INT School Pune, India) 2001
  8. Commanded a Special Company in the Ops ALL CLEAR 2003
  9. Selected for the Royal Body Guards in 2006
  10. Certified Judge for Asia Region by the World Body Building Federation 2015
  11. Executive Board Member of the Army Welfare Project 2015 – 2016
  12. USAID Joint Humanitarian Operations Course USUN New York 2017 

APPOINTMENTS  

  1. Instructor Military Training Centre            1993 – 1995
  2. Army Sports Director                                     1995 – 1996
  3. Brigade Staff Officer 2, Command Centre 1997  – 2000
  4. Brigade General Staff Officer                       2001 – 2003   
  5. ADC to the Chief of Army                             2004- 2005
  6. ADC to the Crown Prince of Bhutan          2005 – 2006
  7. Chief ADC to the King of Bhutan                2006 – 2016
  8. Military Adviser PMB NY                            2017 –

HONOURS & AWARDS 

  1. Recipient of the Drakpoi Khorlo Medal for Gallantry 2001
  2. Recipient of the Drakpoi Norbu Yudsel Medal (Light Treasure of the Armed Forces) for dedicated and distinguished service in the Security of the King of Bhutan 2013

INTREST & HOBBIES 

  1. Sports
  2. Fitness activities
  3. Water sports
  4. Adventure Hikes
  5. Combat sports

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

  1. English can Speak, Read and Write
  2. Dzongkha can Speak, Read and Write
  3. Tibetan can Speak
  4. Hindi can Speak
  5. Nepali can Speak