Jamaica Defence Force

Brigade Commander, Support Brigade

Captain (Naval) David P Chin Fong

Captain (N) David P Chin Fong assumed the appointment of Brigade Commander for the Support Brigade on 01 October 2019. His previous appointment was that of Colonel Adjutant Quartermaster which he held for nine (09) months.

On completion of his naval training in Dartmouth, UK in December 1991, he was posted to the Jamaica Defense Force (JDF) Coast Guard where he served in various areas. Some of the appointments were Navigating Officer, Ship’s Captain, and Commanding Officer of the JDF Coast Guard. Other notable appointments held were Staff Officer Administration, Commanding Officer of the Support and Services Battalion and Inspector General.

Captain (Naval) Chin Fong attended Junior Staff College in 1999 at the Caribbean Junior Command and Staff College in Jamaica and Senior Staff College in 2005 at the Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, USA. In 2007- 08, he pursued a Masters Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus. He is also an alumnus of the Centre for Hemispheric and Defense Studies in Washington DC, USA.

He is the recipient of the Medal of Honour for Meritorious Service, along with the First Bar to the Medal, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the General Service Medal.

Captain (Naval) Chin Fong is a Justice of the Peace for the Parish of Kingston.