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NDP chief forgoing spicy food for tip-top voice

Published on Jun 19, 2014 9:24 AM
This year, the National Day Parade and Ceremony will kick off with a Military Tattoo performance by the Combined Band and the SAF Precision Drill Squad. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

Lieutenant-Colonel Wong Pui Pin, who is this year's National Day Parade (NDP) commander, is embarking on a "journey of abstinence" for the next two months.

The 36-year-old intends to forgo his favourite durians and spicy food to keep his voice in tip-top condition.

"My voice and the ability to project commands clearly is of utmost importance," said LTC Wong, who is Head of General Staff in Headquarters, Armour.

He is also second-in-command in the 54th Singapore Armoured Brigade.

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