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Navy man Jason Chee uploads photo of himself saluting in uniform in hospital

Published on Apr 5, 2013 5:30 PM
 
Navy serviceman Jason Chee, who lost both his legs and left arm in a ship accident last year, showed his undying spirit with a recent photograph (above) of himself wearing his uniform and giving a salute towards the camera, while recuperating in hospital. -- PHOTO: FACEBOOK OF JASON CHEE/CYBERPIONEER

Navy serviceman Jason Chee, who lost both his legs and left arm in a ship accident last year, showed his undying spirit with a recent photograph of himself wearing his uniform and giving a salute towards the camera, while recuperating in hospital.

Mr Chee, 30, made the photo his Facebook profile picture on Thursday. The photo was also posted on the Defence Ministry's Facebook page on Friday afternoon, and has garnered over 200 "likes".

The photo, which has been circulating online, has received many positive comments from netizens who praised his courage, and wished him a speedy recovery.

Mr Chee, who holds the Military Expert 2 rank in the Republic of Singapore Navy, was caught between a motorised winch and a berthing rope while doing a routine check on board a warship on Dec 10 last year. Hundreds of people donated blood and money to help him.