History

The Support and Services Battalion was formed In 1973 from a small unit called the Garrison Administrative Unit, and comprised the amalgamation of seven sub-units: JDF Workshop, JDF Engineer unit, JDF Training Depot, JDF Sea Squadron, JDF Air Wing, JDF Medical Reception Station and the Married Quarters Accommodation Stores. Subsequently the Air Wing and Coast Guard (Sea Squadron) became autonomous units. Currently, the Battalion has an average strength of about 20 officers and 700 other ranks, employed in eight companies.

 
 

Mission

To provide timely combat service support to the JDF.


MOTTO: Serving To Support