He also held various Staff appointment such Commanding Officer of Naval Training in 2008 and he was seconded to National Security Committee secretariat and National Maritime Coordination Centre in 2014 at Prime Minister's Office (PMO). In June 2018, First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry was appointed as the Chief of Staff of Royal Brunei Armed Forces (2018 – 2020) before assuming his current appointment as the Commander of Royal Brunei Navy on 31 December 2020.
First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry was awarded with The Most Honourable Order of the Crown of Brunei, Darjah Ketiga, (S.M.B), The Most Blessed Order of Setia Negara Brunei, Darjah Keempat, (P.S.B), and The Most Meritorious Service Medal (P.J.K).
On the 75th Birthday celebration of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al_Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam on 15 July 2021, he was conferred The Most Gallant Order of Pahlawan Negara Brunei, First Class (P.S.P.N.B) which carries the title Dato Seri Pahlawan.
First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry was born on 25 March 1970 and married to Haslinda binti Haji Hamid and blessed with three sons and two daughters. He also likes hiking, reading and social golfer during his spare time.