Tag Archives: BMT

NSF FORCED TO DEFECATE INTO ZIPLOC BAG AFTER OFFICER REJECTS PLEAS FOR TOILET STOP

5 weeks into my BMT phase and blah blah blah here I am on the day where I would finally shoot live rounds on my SAR21 And we are required to be transported out of Pulau Tekong(a godforsaken island northbound of Singapore) to mainland Singapore to execute our training. 10 minutes on the bus: Satan started brewing a concoction of pure evil to summon his child within my bowels. I turned to my buddy on my left and started to beg him to distract me from the terrors within me.

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BMT GHOSTLY ENCOUNTER: OLD MAN CHANTING IN 5TH STOREY TOILET

My camp, like many others, was built over a burial ground. One of my bunk mates and his buddy decided to go the building opposite to smoke. Just to be sure, they went to the highest floor, 5th to be exact, to smoke, just so they won't be noticed by any sergeants or the duty officer for the night. As they were enjoying their peaceful drags, they heard someone chanting from outside the cubicle. The chanting was in a different language so they didn't understand it, one of them told us that it was in Malay. The other said vaguely that it sounded Indian. there was an old man sitting on the urinal, with his eyes rolled all the way back, looking up into the ceiling and chanting those words. He had on a sarong looking thing and that's all. White hair, very little teeth, wrinkled all over and scrawny.

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BMT GHOSTLY ENCOUNTER: LONG HAIR FOUND IN TOILET & HIGH-PITCHED SCREAMS HEARD DURING 7TH MONTH

This was during the ghost month so the sergeants forced us to go to bed by 10. So I decided to take my shower before heading to bed. Once we entered the toilets, we saw long strands of hair in the sink and even inside the cubicles. It was freaking long strands of hair. That's not the spooky part though. Later that night we heard a woman screaming at the top of her voice. It was so loud that it even woke up the most compulsive snorer in our bunk! The next day was book out day and all we wanted to do was rush home and get as far away from that place as possible.

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41 YEAR OLD AUNTIE SIGNS ON TO SAF, PASSED BMT AND IS HEADED TO OCS

When 41 year old Goh Mei Lan made a mid-career switch, she chose the most uncanny of careers to join. She decided to sign on with the army to become a Miitary Expert (ME) 4 Army Engineer. When asked what made her decide to join the army, she said that the lack of growth opportunities in her previous sales position led her to flip through the papers, where she chanced upon a Singapore Armed Forces recruitment advertisement for women.

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THE GHOSTLY STORY BEHIND PULAU TEKONG THREE-DOOR BUNK – PART 1

Singaporeans who have underwent military training should be aware of the ghostly story of Pulau Tekong 3 door bunk that is located was located in Pulau Tekong Camp 1. Camp 1 is now defunct. I was part of that batch of recruits when Recruit Tham W.K died. In April 1983, the recruits in Charlie Company, Infantry Training Depot were preparing for their 16 KM route march. The OC of the coy as per protocol, asked whether the recruits were feeling unwell. None raise their hand. However, one Recruit Tham was down with flu but kept quiet.

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12 classic people you meet in BMT

If you thought you’ve seen it all in your eventful 18-year life, wait till you join the army. The three months in BMT will expose you to all sorts of people you never thought existed.

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