Brigadier Hamid Mahmood Dar (R) was commissioned in infantry and has had a distinguished career . He is a graduate of Command and Staff College, Pak Navy War College and National Defence University, Islamabad . Besides serving on various command and staff assignments, he has also served on the faculty of National Defence University, Islamabad . He has vast experience of operations and management of educational institutions. He is a proud recipient of Sitar-e – Imtiaz (Military).