Commodore Abdullah Al Mamun Chowdhury, (N), ndc, psc, BN
Commodore Abdullah Al Mamun Chowdhury, (N), ndc, psc, BN, was born on 05 August 1967 in Chittagong District. He Joined Bangladesh Navy as an Officer Cadet in1985 and commissioned from Executive Branch on 01 January 1988. In his career, the commodore underwent a number of professional courses in home and abroad. He did Surface Warfare Officers’ Course from USA and Turkish Language and Navigation Specialization Course from Turkey. He is a graduate of Defence Services Command and Staff College, Mirpur. He also obtained Masters in Defense Strategy from Turkish War College, Istanbul in 2009.
In his protracted and illustrious career in Navy, Commodore Mamun had a good mix of command, staff and training appointments at various levels and areas of the Navy. He commanded number of warships those include Fast Attack Craft (Missile), Salvage Ship, Patrol Crafts, Large Patrol Craft etc. He also performed as Squadron Commander of Fast Attack Craft, Commanded SWADS base and also performed as Naval Provost Marshal at Chittagong. He also commanded the most prestigious State-of-the-Art Frigate of Bangladesh Navy, BNS BANGABANDHU. Apart from that, he also performed duties as Staff Officer and Directors at NHQ (Director of Welfare and Director of Naval Training). Cdre Mamun has completed his NDC in 2016. He was the 1st pioneer member who served in Blue Economy Cell under Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources (MPEMR) and also contributed to establish Blue Economy Cell in NHQ. Presently he is performing as the Naval Administrative Authority Dhaka (ADMIN DHAKA).
He is a well traveled person and has visited a number of countries around the globe, which includes USA, UK, Netherland, Turkey, Malaysia, Germany, Italy, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, KSA, UAE, Sudan, South Korea, India, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Japan, Singapore etc.
Commodore Mamun is happily married with Aleya Akhter, who is an Associate professor of Economics at Government Titumir College. The venerable couple is proud parents of a son and a daughter. Commodore Mamun takes ardent interest in travelling and playing Basketball.