COMMODORE ABU MOHAMMED SAZZAD HOSSAIN, (G),BSP,psc, BN
Commodore Sazzad joined Bangladesh Navy on 1st July 1993 and was commissioned as Executive Branch Officer in Bangladesh Navy. He has completed the Command & Tech of Ship Course from Dalian Naval Academy, China. He is a Gunnery Specialized Officer and did his specialization both from Gunnery School, BNS ISSA KHAN and INS DRONACHARYA, India. He is an alumnus of Defence Services Command and Staff College, Mirpur and completed his second staff course from Defence Services Command and Staff College, Sapugaskanda, Sri Lanka. He has also obtained Masters in Defence Studies (MDS) from National University and MDSS from General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University. He has completed the Strategic Leaders Int'l Course (SLIC) from the USA.
Commodore Sazzad had a good mix of Command, Instructional and Staff appointments. He has under gone various professional and academic training both at home and abroad. During his long illustrious career, he has served a number of Bangladesh Navy (BN) ships and successfully Commanded almost all types of Ships of BN including two BN Corvettes namely BNS PROTTOY and BNS SANGRAM. He was deployed for Peace Keeping Mission as UN Observer in Ivory Coast to serve under the Blue Helmet. He was also appointed as Training Commander of Bangladesh Naval Academy & Commanding Officer, BNS ULKA. He held many Staff appointments at Naval and Army Head Quarters including Director Personnel Services.
Commodore Sazzad was also awarded with “Bishisto Sheba Padak” (BSP) in recognition of his Professional Excellence and distinguished services in Bangladesh Navy.
Commodore Sazzad is a widely traveled person and visited various countries around the globe that includes India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, China, UAE, USA, Chile, Panama, UK, Holland, France, Ivory Coast and Morocco.
Commodore Sazzad is happily married and blessed with a daughter and a son.
Presently, he is serving as Commandant & Commanding Officer of Bangladesh Naval Academy.