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Commandos win Best Combat Unit award for the 10th consecutive year

The Commandos have clinched the Best Combat Unit Award at this year's Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Best Unit Competition - its 10th consecutive win.

Also known as the Red Berets, the elite unit is among 13 active units in the SAF lauded as the top performers in their respective formations.

Meanwhile, stealth frigate RSS Intrepid clinched the Best Ship award. It is the first time the warship has nabbed the prize since its commissioning in 2008.

The Republic of Singapore Air Force's 149 Squadron, home of the F-15SG fighter jets, took home the Best Fighter Squadron award.

Another 10 national service (NS) units such as the Singapore Guards formation were also lauded in the Best National Service Unit competition.

President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen will present the awards to the winners on Monday at the SAF Day Parade in Safti Military Institute.

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