Troops mark SAF Day and 50 years of national service


A contingent from the Republic of Singapore Air Force marching onto the parade square for a form-up as the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) commemorated SAF Day at SAFTI Military Institute yesterday.

President Tony Tan Keng Yam officiated at the parade, which was attended by more than 3,000 SAF operationally ready national servicemen, full-time national servicemen and regulars.

This year's parade also marked 50 years of national service.

Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Chan Chun Sing, Second Minister for Defence Ong Ye Kung and Senior Minister of State for Defence Mohamad Maliki Osman also attended the parade.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 02, 2017, with the headline 'Troops mark SAF Day and 50 years of national service'. Print Edition | Subscribe