H.E. Maj. Gen. al-Moghedi, acting Secretary-General of the Islamic Military Counter-Terrorism Coalition, began his military career 36 years ago. Following his graduation from King Abdulaziz Military Academy, he served in the Royal Saudi Land Forces assuming various leadership positions, starting as an aviation officer, air squadron officer, and then Land Forces helicopters’ battalion commander. In 2002, he moved to serve in the area of military security, serving in various capacities the most recent of which was the chair of Land Forces Intelligence and Security Commission.
In his long military career, he received numerous medals, including King Faisal’s Medal of Third Order by a Royal Decree in Sep. 2018 for his work in the service of the armed forces in both Operation Decisive Storm and Operation Restoring Hope. He also received Military Appreciation Medal of the First Order, South Shield Medal and Kuwait Liberation Medal.
He holds two masters’ degrees from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, and Command and Staff College in Riyadh. Furthermore, he has received several specialized training courses at home and abroad.