Singapore honour for Australia's army chief

Australia's Chief of Army, Lieutenant- General Angus Campbell, was yesterday conferred the Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Tentera), or Meritorious Service Medal (Military). Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen presented Lt-Gen Campbell the award at the Ministry of Def
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Australia's Chief of Army, Lieutenant- General Angus Campbell, was yesterday conferred the Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Tentera), or Meritorious Service Medal (Military). Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen presented Lt-Gen Campbell the award at the Ministry of Defence. In a statement, Mindef said Lt-Gen Campbell received the award for his significant contributions towards strengthening defence ties between the Australian and Singapore armies, through bilateral and multilateral exercises.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 15, 2017, with the headline 'Singapore honour for Australia's army chief'. Print Edition | Subscribe