04 Mar '11, 6am

[CNA] SAF to get new army chief

[CNA] SAF to get new army chief

SINGAPORE: There will be a new Chief of Army from March 25. Forty-six--year-old Brigadier-General (BG) Ravinder Singh Harchand Singh will take over from 41-year-old Major-General (MG) Chan Chun Sing, who held the post for a year. The Ministry of Defence (Mindef) said he would be retiring from the SAF. Mindef said BG Ravinder is currently deputy secretary (technology) at Mindef, and joined the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) in December 1982. He was awarded the SAF overseas training award (academic) in 1983 and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours First Class) (Engineering Science) and a Master of Arts (Engineering Science) from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. He also holds a Master of Science (Management of Technology) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in the United States. His previous appointments in the SAF include assistant chief of general staff (pla...

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