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Brig Gen Datuk Johnny Lim Eng Seng receiving the 'Baton of Command' from Maj Gen Dato' Fadzil Tajudin witnessed by Maj Gen Dato' Toh Choong Siang.

Brig Gen Datuk Johnny Lim Eng Seng takes over as 31st Infantry Brigade Commander
18 Oct 18
MACVA would like to congratulate Brig Gen Datuk Johnny Lim Eng Seng as the new 31st Infantry Brigade Commander. He takes over from Maj Gen Dato' Fadzil Tajudin at a Handling Over Ceremony held at Junaco Park Camp, Sibu on 16 Oct 18 witnessed by Maj Gen Dato' Toh Choong Siang; 1st Infantry Division Commander A total of 21 officers and 220 soldiers took part in a parade held in conjunction with the ceremony.

Lim graduated from RMA Sandhurst, England in 1986 and was commissioned into the Royal Rangers Regiment. In 2000, he attended the Australian Army Command and Staff College in Queenscliff, where he was the ‘Overall Best Student’ in the ‘Strategic Studies Module’. He holds a Master’s Degree in Defence Studies from the University of Canberra (Australia) and a Master’s Degree in Social Science from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). He is a graduate of the Korean National Defence University (KNDU) and Korean Defence Language Institute.

Lim had served in the 1st, 2nd and 4th Ranger Battalions and was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in 2003. He was an instructor in Army Combat Training Centre (Pulada) and Staff Officer in HQ 2 Bde and HQ 3 Bde. He was promoted to Colonel in 2013 and served in the Malaysian Institute of Defence and Security (MIDAS) till 2015 and was promoted to Brigadier General on 8 Dec 2017. MACVA wishes Brig Gen Datuk Johnny Lim Eng Seng every success in his new Command.

East Coast MACVs 'Yam Char' fellowship.

East Coast MACVs Fellowship
18 Aug 18
East Coast Chapter MACVs had a fellowship get together recently on 6 Oct 18 in Kuantan. 15 Veterans from around Kuantan area caught up with each other for a 'Yam Char' session. Besides sharing fond memories of their time serving the King and Country with the Malaysian Armed Forces; they also updated each other of what they have being doing. Despite some being retired for that 30 years; everyone was alert and in high spirit.

The fellowship session also welcome 3 new senior members; Tee Book and Ooi (RMAF) and Chu Chi Him (Army) to the Chapter. Members were also presented with their Certificate and Membership card. The fellowship session was meaningful as the Chapter MACVs took time off to meet and catch up with each other which speak tremendously of their comradeship and camaraderie.

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