|The Al-Khalifa Collar Qiladat al-Khalifa• On January 14, 1978, H||the king played an active role in preparing the outline of the Bahrain Defense Force BDF which was bolstered by an Amiri Charter issued in August 1968 that created the BDF|
|On June 26, 1974, H||Morocco Order of Muhammad October 16, 1970• He attained the National Diploma in military administration on May 31, 1972, from the Industrial College for the Military Forces in Washington|
the king took active part in the country's development and expansion process in general and the BDF in particular.
|Mauritania Order of Merit the Republic of Mauritania, 1st class April 1, 1978• Zafar Gondal, , London, 15 December 2015||The Order of Bahrain Wisam al-Bahrein in the first class|
|the king had shown great interest in aviation and, in October 1977, he began his theoretical and practical training in flying helicopters||He completed his secondary schooling from Leys public school in Cambridge, England, returning to Bahrain in the summer of 1967|
Indonesia Star of the Republic of Indonesia, 1st class October 8, 1977• king Hamad married his cousin on October 9, 1968, a union which bore him H.
|the King has always shown interest in sports, especially horse riding||Jordan Grand Cordon of the Order of the Star of Jordan February 1, 1967•|
|The Medal of Military Merit Wissam al-Khidmat al-Askari of the Kingdom of Bahrain||was appointed head of the Defense Directorate and became a member of the State Council which was established on January 19, 1970|
At the age of six, he began his primary education in Bahrain in addition to reciting the Holy Quran and studying the principles of Islam and the Arabic language at the hands of professionals in the field of Islamic studies.8