Warrant Officer Alwyn R. Forbes

Warrant Officer Class One of the Jamaican Army

WO1 Alwyn R. Forbes is a native of St. Ann, Jamaica, and he enlisted in the army in January 1997 as an Infantryman.

He attended basic training at Military Training Wing formerly known as the New Castle Training Depot in St. Andrew, Jamaica.

He is currently employed as the Force Sergeant Major for the Jamaica Defense Force. His local deployments include Internal Security Operations in communities within the EASTCOM, CENTCOM, and WESTCOM areas within Jamaica Defense Force's operational domain. WO1 Forbes military education includes the US Combat Life Saver Course, Physical Training Instructor Course, French Commando Course, US Train the Trainer Course, the International Urban Operations Instructor Course UK, US Sergeant Major Course, Physical Training Instructor Course, Advanced Drill Course, Service Funds Course, Potential Noncommissioned Officer, Junior Non-Commissioned Officer and Senior Non-Commissioned Officer courses, and the Warrant Officer Course. He also obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Security Administration and Management at the Caribbean Maritime University, Jamaica. WO1 Forbes also earned certificates in computer programming, and state protocol.

WO1 Forbes is the recipient of the Medal for Long Service and Good Conduct,    General Service with Clasp, and the Commendation Medal.WO1 Forbes resides in Ocho Rios, St. Ann Jamaica with his wife Remona and daughter Athaliah.