Cdre. Abdullah A, Al Hudhaif was born on 10 July 1975 in Al Bukayriyah. He got his primary, secondary and High education in Riyadh, respectively. Soon after graduating (i.e. BSc Military & Maritime Sciences) from King Fahd Naval Academy, he got commissioned in Operations branch of RSNF in January 1996. As an Ops Branch Officer, he obtained his Bridge Watch Keeping from HMS BADR. In academic domain, the Officer holds Masters in Business Administration from King Abdulaziz University and MSc in Military Studies from Bangladesh University of Professionals. As a naval professional, his important appointments in RSNF include DC Officer HMS Al-FAROUQ, EW Officer HMS BADR, SAR Officer Operation Squadron, Ground Training officer operation Squadron, Aviation Ground Equipment Department Manager in the aviation technical training school and Curriculum Development Department Manager in Naval Forces School. While being the Aircraft Commander onboard Fs 365 Dauphin Combat Helicopter, the Officer held the key appointment of Survival and Rescue School Commander. In pursuance of excellence in naval career, he undertook Foreign Staff Course from Defense Services Command and Staff College, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2017.