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Crucial role of military experts in sharpening SAF's capabilities

Second Minister for Defence Chan Chun Sing reminded the military experts that they were a critical pillar that complemented the Officer and Warrant Officer Corps to achieve mission success for the SAF.

SINGAPORE: Never stop learning and continue to deepen your expertise.

That's the message Second Minister for Defence Chan Chun Sing had for 91 servicemen and women appointed senior military experts in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) at a ceremony on Wednesday (July 23).

The graduating cohort comprised 51 military experts from the Republic of Singapore Air Force, 14 from the Republic of Singapore Navy, 12 from the Singapore Army and 14 from Joint.

Mr Chan emphasised the crucial role military experts play in sharpening the SAF's capabilities with their specialised knowledge and deep expertise.

He reminded the military experts that they were a critical pillar that complemented the Officer and Warrant Officer Corps to achieve mission success for the SAF.

"Each corps is important in your own ways to contribute to the overall capability of the SAF," he said.

The military experts are trained to take on roles where knowledge of areas like engineering, intelligence, and military medicine are required.

The newly-appointed senior military experts will move on to assume command or staff appointments in their professional areas.

The Ministry of Defence said there has been an increased need for military experts in specialised domains as the SAF becomes a more technologically advanced force.

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