Updated: 05/15/2014 20:04

Australian Chief of Navy receives prestigious military award



Photo: MINDEF

Photo: MINDEF

The Chief of the Royal Australian Navy, Vice-Admiral Ray Griggs, has been conferred Singapore's prestigious military award, the Meritorious Service Medal (military). 

Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen presented the award this morning. 

Vice Admiral Griggs was honoured for his significant contributions to forging closer ties between the navies of the two countries. 

The Singapore Armed Forces and the Australian Defence Force have a long history of military cooperation in the form of visits and professional exchanges.

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