On 9 Dec 16, past and present servicemen and women gathered at Sembawang Air Base to celebrate 20 years of Chinook operations. The event was graced by CAF, MG Mervyn Tan, and other senior RSAF officers.
The celebration commenced with an opening speech by CO 127 SQN, LTC Liao Minghao, where he thanked personnel for their contributions over the past years. This was followed by the unveiling of the 20th anniversary tail flash specially made to commemorate the event.
LTC (RET) Edward Yong, former CO 127 SQN, said, "I think that the trajectory ahead for 127 SQN and its roles in the SAF remains bright and ever-increasing. I'd like to wish the SQN all the best in moving ahead, and to reach greater heights in their achievements."