01 Jul '11, 2pm

Commemorating SAF Day

Commemorating SAF Day

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Armed Forces commemorated SAF Day at a parade at the SAFTI Military Institute on Friday evening. President S R Nathan was the guest of honour at the event. More than 1,500 SAF regulars, Operationally Ready National Servicemen (NSmen) and full-time National Servicemen attended the parade. Also present at the parade were Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister of State for Defence and Education Lawrence Wong and Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Defence and National Development Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman. A minute's silence was observed to remember SAF personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty. Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Neo Kian Hong led SAF personnel in reciting the SAF pledge to reaffirm their loyalty to the nation and their commitment to the defence of Singapore. President Nathan presented the State Colours to this ...

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