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Singapore officer lauded for work in Afghanistan

Posted by jtsmyth8 on November 22, 2007

People ould start to queue outside dentist Lee Chee Wee’s clinic from midnight. Many had travelled from many kilometres away. This was not an everyday scene here but in Afghanistan.

Major (Dr) Lee, 32, a dental officer from the Singapore Armed Forces HQ Medical Corps, was part of a five-man SAF team which set up a dental clinic in a hospital in the country’s Bamiyan province.

On Thursday, he was among 46 servicemen who received the Overseas Service Medal and Bar (Enhanced) from Second Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen. (story)

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