Updated: 01/26/2013 07:47

Singapore Armed Forces Care Fund started for severely disabled servicemen



Singapore Armed Forces Care Fund started for severely disabled servicemen


The Singapore Armed Forces has started a Care Fund for severely disabled servicemen. 

Members of the public can contribute to the fund to show their support. 

Through donations, the fund has amassed a million dollars in public contributions. 

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen revealed this as he gave an update on injured serviceman, Jason Chee, in a Facebook post. 

Mr Chee, who lost his limbs in a horrific accident, is recovering and has been transferred to the General ward. 

Dr Ng said the Care Fund will be over and above the military's existing compensation and welfare schemes.

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