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Pictures: 20 SAF troops return from Afghanistan

Pictures: 20 SAF troops return from Afghanistan

Lieutenant-Colonel Yeoh (right), team commander of the Imagery Analysis Team, was warmly welcomed by his wife and children at Changi Airport on Friday. -- PHOTO: Mindef Singapore Twenty servicemen from the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) returned home from Oruzgan, Afghanistan on Friday afternoon as part of the SAF's contributions to the multinational and reconstruction efforts there. The SAF has deployed various teams of servicemen to Afghanistan since 2007 as part of Singapore's assistance with rehabilitation efforts. The returning servicemen comprise a 13-man medical team and a six-man Imagery Analysis Team, who were stationed at the Multinational Base Tarin Kowt in Oruzgan. The troops were welcomed back by their families, friends and senior SAF officers. National Contingent Commander Colonel Wong Yu Han reflects on his operational experiences in Afghanistan: 'The conditio...

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