|Aerial view of the Penrissen Camp family quarters, Kuching 1982.|
The Penrissen Camp is situated at the 8th mile intersection between Kuching and Serian, the Samarahan district border. It is about 2.5 miles to RMAF Base Kuching.
This was a tri-services family quarters known. It comprises of the Navy, Army and the Air Force, with several in house modern facilities for the armed forces families. Facilities such as NAAFI now PERNAMA, BAKAT, Post Office, Military Medical Center, sundry shops and etc.
|My wife and I at our quarters 1982.|
I am married to Hasna Binti Haji Harun in 1980 and brought her and our son, Iswan Al Hakim to Kuching at the end of 1981.
|Our one year old eldest son, Iswan Al Hakim 1982.|
|Our friendly neighbors from the Penrissen family quarters 1982.|
(My wife at the back row No.1 from the right).
|Kursus Dakwah Islamiah for ladies from BAKAT, RMAF Kuching 1981.|
(At tea break - my wife wearing white scarf on front sitting 4th from the right).
My wife attended a course on Dakwah Islamiah held by Jabatan Agama Sarawak at the Brigade Camp, Kuching from 19-20 Dec,1981 and co-sponsored by BAKAT (Badan Kebajikan Angkatan Tentera),of RMAF Kuching. As for me, on my second tour of duty at RMAF Kuching, I was appointed as an Islamic Affair Officer representing the No.7 Squadron, RMAF Kuching from 1990-1992.
|My family quarters view from 'Pasar Dayak' 1982.|
During my tour in Sarawak from 1981-1983, I lived in these SNCO family quarters provided by the Royal Malaysian Air Force, Kuching. Have to travel daily by military transport to RMAF Base Kuching, 8 miles away from the quarters via the 7th mile town and the Semanggor Camp before reaching the base.