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US army pacific commanding general on introductory visit to S'pore

Published on Jan 6, 2014 5:43 PM
 

The Commanding General of the United States Army Pacific (USARPAC), General Vincent Brooks, called on Singapore's Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence on Monday afternoon.

As part of his introductory visit to Singapore from Sunday to Tuesday, Gen Brooks will visit the Multi-Mission Range Complex, Singapore's new indoor firing range, and the Murai Urban Training Facility, an urban military training centre.

The Singapore Army and USARPAC interact regularly through professional exchanges, courses, visits and military exercises such as Exercise Tiger Balm.

"These interactions have enhanced the professionalism and inter-operability of the two armies, and strengthened the mutual understanding and friendship between their personnel," said the Ministry of Defence in a statement. "Both armies look forward to further enhancing bilateral training opportunities."