05 Mar '11, 1am

Outgoing Chief of Army to run in GE?

Outgoing Chief of Army to run in GE?

It is announced that the Chief of Army MG Chan Chun Sing will be retiring from the SAF. The 41-year-old MG Chan has assumed the post for less than a year, having taken over on 26 March 2010. BG Ravinder Singh Harchand Singh, who is 46 year old, will take over as the new Chief of Army on 25 March. As Chief of Army, MG Chan established the Motorised Infantry Training Institute to improve the army’s motorised infantry operations. He also oversaw the revamp of the SAF’s combat fitness training system to strengthen soldiers’ abilities to operate in an increasingly complex and urbanised operational environment. Under his command, the army made significant contributions to the multinational stabilisation and reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan, deploying weapon locating radar teams and an unmanned aerial vehicle task group to Uruzgan, as well as military institutional trainers ...

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