Command Sergeant Major Adnan Ali was born on 11th May 1966, in Molhadhoo Island, Haa Alif Atoll of Maldives.
Command Sergeant Major Adnan Ali is currently serving as the Sergeant Major of Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF). He joined then National Security Service on 31st January 1989 as a Private and gradually moved up the ranks.
He has completed several local training courses including Basic Training and Special Taskforce Training, NCO Cadre, Bodyguard Training Course, Swimming Instructor Course, Weapon Instructor Course, Drill Instructor Course, Combat Life Saving Course and NCO Academy Courses in MNDF, Diploma in Military Studies. Courses completed from abroad include Bomb Disposal NCO Course, Field Engineering Waterman ship.
During his 31 years career to date he has served as a Platoon Sergeant, VIP Security Team Leader, Operations and Training NCO, Assistant to the Security Coordinator, Personal Security Officer (PSO) and Sergeant Major of Special Protection Group of MNDF.As an instructor he has several Body Guard Training Courses and other local training courses. He has also served as Acting Command Sergeant Major of MNDF Coast Guard, MNDF Southern Area and Sergeant Major of MNDF Marine Corps and MNDF Male’ Area.
During the term of his service, he has earned the Presidential Medal, Long Service Medal, Dedicated Service Medal, Defence Force Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Century Medal, SAARC Medal, Independence Medal, Presidential Ribbon. Long Service Ribbon, Dedicated Service Ribbon, Defence Force Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal (Twice), Special Duty Ribbon, Achievement Ribbon and Ribbon for skill, 50th Independence Medal, Long Service Medal.
Command Sergeant Major Adnan Ali is married and blessed with three children.