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The late Lance Corporal, Eon Blair has been promoted posthumously to the rank of Substantive Corporal with effect from January 18, 2013. Chief-of-Staff, Commodore Gary Best has approved the promotion which is in recognition of the deceased Corporal’s sterling contribution to the Force.


Corporal Blair was given a military funeral on Monday last, at Number 49 Village, Corentyne and Commodore Best together with other Officers and Ranks of the Force joined Blair’s wife, father, relatives and friends in mourning his passing.