Polsuska a.k.a ORP, a Paramilitary for Train Company’s Assets

If you quite frequently travel by trains, you would see officers wearing a paramilitary uniform and orange beret around. No, it’s not Brimob. Few Brimob or Mobile Brigade Corps personnels (with blue beret) often guard trips on railway too. But not as much as Special Police Train or so-called Polisi Khusus Kereta Api (Polsuska) a.k.a. Orange Railway Police (ORP).

Polsuska or Polisi Khusus Kereta Api on duty Continue Reading →

Mandala Wangsit Siliwangi Museum is not that Creepy

Museum of Mandala Wangsit Siliwangi at Lembong Street, Bandung.I remember my late father wished to bring me to Mandala Wangsit Siliwangi Museum when I was in high school. But despite we went to Bandung several times in a month, his wish never came true until he passed away 12 years ago. Then I don’t know it’s a coincidence or not, last September, my husband asked me to visit this museum before having fun in Floating Market. Continue Reading →

Korpaskhas TNI AU, the Orange Beret

Get ready to infiltrate... go!

Get ready to infiltrate… go!

As we know, every component of military power has at least one special force. Speaking of which, this is Korpaskhasau (Korps Pasukan Khas TNI Angkatan Udara) or Air Force Special Forces Corps. Formerly known as Komando Pasukan Gerak Tjepat (Kopasgat), the corps has headquarters in Margahayu, Bandung. Like in Kopassus or Kopaska, each personnel of Paskhas must have para-command qualification. Continue Reading →