Tag: Singapore Armed Forces

SAF Captain charged with causing death of CFC Dave Lee given discharge

Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Captain Tan Baoshu, who was charged in October 2018 with causing the death of Corporal First Class (CFC) Dave Lee,...

Ng Eng Hen: Push for multilateral military exercises to counter terrorism

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen pushed for stronger cooperation among Asean military forces amidst growing tensions in the South China Sea. "We have been pushing...

Planned state-of-the-art SAF training facility will replicate Singapore’s streets

Singapore—The Ministry of Defence announced a plan to develop a new smart training facility for the armed forces. The training area will feature replicas...

Rogue drone sightings at Changi Airport cause 37 flights to be delayed

Singapore – On June 18 and 19, within a ten-hour period, about 37 scheduled flights were delayed due to unauthorised drones flying within the...

First batch of SAF army recruits graduate after lifting of safety time-out

Singapore—After finishing a 12-kilometer march, the Singapore Armed Forces’ (SAF) latest recruits graduated on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Some 3,500 soldiers from the Basic...

Man’s lone fight to deal with Asperger’s Syndrome during NS

Private Ganesh failed. Luckily I survived. The Tekong sun fired the world in all-consuming white. Boots dug into unyielding asphalt in imperfect synchrony, becoming demolition...

Series on schizophrenia 4: What happens in the military

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said in Parliament yesterday that NS men with mental health disorders are monitored during their two-year stint. If there are...

Another blow for suicide NS man’s family

There will be no insurance payout for Ganesh Pillay, the national serviceman who committed suicide last year after his officers didn’t pay enough attention...

Let my brother’s death be the last, says sister of dead NS man

He used to draw for her, but not anymore. He was her first best friend, but now only his pictures remain in her room. Shalini...
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