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LG Melvyn Ong, Chief of Defence Force, shares how the SAF kept its operations running while contributing to whole-of-government efforts to contain COVID-19.
For the first time, the prestigious SAF Scholarship – second only to the President’s Scholarship – has been awarded to a polytechnic graduate and a student from the School of the Arts (SOTA).
The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will be setting up an Inspector-General Office with the authority to scrutinise and enforce safety processes and practices at all levels. This was announced by Chief of Defence Force (CDF) Lieutenant-General (LG) Melvyn Ong during a meeting with 750 Active and Operationally Ready National Serviceman (NSman) commanders on 31 Jan.
She was chief of communications on board Landing Ship Tank RSS Endeavour during the Navy's counter-piracy effort in the Gulf of Aden.
An open mobilisation alert was broadcasted at 12 noon across Singapore on 9 Dec. Within a few hours, more than 90 per cent of Active and Operationally Ready National Servicemen (NSmen) were already at three Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) bases across the island, ready for duty.
Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen announced that next year's National Day Parade (NDP) is set to be held at the Padang, in celebration of Singapore's Bicentennial.
It's the first in Singapore to be able to fire two different kinds of state-of-the-art missiles, and it can take down both enemy aircraft and munitions. And now it's ready for battle.
The recent Trump-Kim Summit, held on 12 Jun, saw security being stepped up around Singapore.
Pada senarai paling atas Ketua Pasukan Pertahanan (CDF) Mejar Jeneral (MG) Melvyn Ong adalah memastikan bahawa Angkatan Bersenjata Singapura (SAF) bersiap sedia untuk memelihara keselamatan dan keamanan negara.
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