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Gdf decorates ranks for valuable service

Commodore Gary Best bestows the Border Defence Medal on Cpl Eaton Simpson of Labaria Company at a ceremony held to honour GDF ranks.
Commodore Gary Best bestows the Border Defence Medal on Cpl Eaton Simpson of Labaria Company at a ceremony held to honour GDF ranks.

The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) honoured five officers and 27 other ranks for exemplary service at its 43rd anniversary medals presentation ceremony.

In a press release the GDF said too Chief of Staff Commodore Gary Best also decorated 14 soldiers with Border Defence Medals (BDM) and another 18 earned Military Efficiency Medals (MEM). Best commended them for their invaluable and valued contribution to the army. In his address he said “Individually and collectively, you have provided vital support to this organisation to the extent that you are being recognized at the highest level in the Force.”

 

He also told the Force that their dedication and hard work has allowed the GDF to fulfil its mandate. “We salute you and hope that others will learn from you and emulate your attitudes and so move toward their own levels of higher achievement….”