Commodore Sayed Mohammad Moniruzzaman, (C), ncc, psc, BN
Commodore S M Moniruzzaman, (C), ncc, psc, BN was born in 15 November 1969 in the district of Kushtia. After completing his education from Comilla Cadet College he has joined Bangladesh Navy on 01 January 1988. In due course Commodore Moniruzzaman attended basic naval training at German Naval Academy (Marineschule Muerwik) and was commissioned in the Executive Branch on 01 July 1990.
In his illustrious career, Commodore Moniruzzaman attended number of professional courses at home and abroad. The mentionable courses include Basic Intelligence Course at School of Military Intelligence in Comilla; Long Communication Course at PNS BAHADUR in Pakistan; Defence Services Command and Staff Course in DSCSC, Mirpur; Armed Forces War Course in Turkish Armed Forces War College, Istanbul and Naval Command Course from Naval War College, Newport, USA.
The long and versatile career of Commodore Moniruzzaman spans across national and international dimensions which is blended with Command and Staff appointments. As a career Surface Officer he had served on board almost every class of warships and commanded different Patrol Crafts, Offshore Patrol Vessel and guided missile frigate namely BNS BANGABANDHU, the flagship of Bangladesh Navy. The commodore has also commanded one of the biggest naval base BNS SHAHEED MOAZZAM located in Chittagong Hill Tracts. His key staff appointments include Staff Officer Naval Appointment - II, Staff officer Operations & Plans and Deputy Director of Operations, Plans and Signals Directorate and Director of Personnel Services Directorate at the Naval Headquarters. The commodore has also served as the DGMIS in Sena Kollyan Songstha and Chief Staff Officer to Commander Chittagong Naval Area. He has participated in UN peacekeeping operation in DR Congo where he had a great role in disarmament of three major rebel groups that was crucial for holding a fair and credible national election.
Commodore Moniruzzaman is happily married to Mrs Ireen Zaman and blessed with two sons. He loves reading and his area of interest is leadership. Presently he is serving as the Commander Flotilla West.