BDF chief building for the future
Chief of staff Colonel Alvin Quintyne is ready to retire from the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) and has been for a long time.
“I had started to think about retirement several years ago to the extent a succession plan has already been submitted,” he said in an interview Saturday at the Lucky Horseshoe, Bagatelle Great House, St Thomas.
Quintyne could not say exactly how long he would continue to serve but reported that he wanted to continue building the BDF so it could continue to make a positive contribution to the development of Barbados during whatever time he had left.
He was at a Parkinson Secondary School Class of ’77 reunion where he received an award saluting his achievement – the Legion Of Merit award from the United States.
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