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DOMINIQUE’S FAMILY: WE SUED MINDEF BECAUSE THEY REFUSED TO MAKE PERSONAL APOLOGY FOR DEATH

MINDEF/SAF has not apologized formally to the family for the incident resulting in Dominique’s death. We had previously requested that the Minister for Defence offer the apology directly to Dominique’s mum as acknowledgement of the negligence on their part, and of the grief she has suffered, but we were rebuffed. We were told by the MINDEF representative, in no uncertain terms, that the Minister will never apologise for the incident, nor will any senior official from MINDEF/SAF. Subsequently, we offered an olive branch to MINDEF. Instead of the personal apology, we requested for MINDEF to pay for Dom’s tomb as a symbolic gesture, but this was again rejected. Legal constraints were cited as the reason for the rejection.

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NSF: I’M GETTING DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY ATTACKS FROM ARMY

I have been in the army for a year and never once did I enjoy my time here other than enjoy doing everything with your friends. Recently I have been getting mood swings, I feel like a caged bird and honestly ,I'm sure everyone felt the same but they have been taking it with a suck thumb mentality. It is depressing seeing how easily people give up to power because they don't have a choice. I'm getting anxiety feeling trapped and I hide it from people. They say I looked depressed but what can I tell them? I feel muscles tensing every moment knowing I'm trapped. I hate that knowing I have another 11 months of being in a bunk, being trapped in the same camp.

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I WAITED 4 MONTHS FOR MINDEF JOB ONLY TO BE REJECTED WITH LAME REASON

In July 2015, I have submitted an online job application for the DXO position of Assistant Executive(Finance) whereby HR Executive Es***r from Mindef Human Resource Department(MHRD) reverted back to me asking me to submit more documents for their selection process. Everything went well and the 2 hiring managers got to know my abilities and skill sets during the interview. On 30 Dec 2015, the things suddenly start to turn out differently in a totally unexpected manner. I received a call from MHRD Es***r and I was informed that the Final Management Approval was not granted and I have officially lost the job. The job which I have been waiting since the initial verbal offer on 4 Sep 2015 which is nearly 4months of long wait.

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EX-WP CANDIDATE: PRITAM SINGH IS A CLOWN FOR SUGGESTING MINDEF ALSO CHARGE FOR PARKING

By making NSMen to pay for parking space in camps is totally a bad idea. Firstly, most camps do have parking lots reserved for NSMen to park their vehicles during their call-ups. Do Mr Pritam Singh or WP do their call-ups before? Secondly, have he or WP made a comparison of the number of vehicle parked in camps and schools? Now more and more clowns are talking points without having considerations to the People. Mr Pritam Singh and WP is now showing that they are just incapable in having "debates" for the People. Next GE, WP Aljunied may fall completely with such clowns voted in.

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HIGH COURT: MINDEF CAN’T USE PROTECTION FROM HARASSMENT ACT BECAUSE IT IS NOT A PERSON

This morning, the Singapore High Court ruled that the Ministry of Defence ("Mindef") cannot use the Protection from Harassment Act as it is not a "person" under the Act. Judicial Commissioner See Kee Oon hence allowed the appeal by Dr Ting Choon Meng and TOC (Terry Xu, Howard Lee, Andrew Loh, Choo Zheng Xi and Lee Song Kwang) against the decision of District Judge Bala Reddy, which had earlier held that Mindef could use the Act in such a manner.

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MINDEF: WE WILL INVESTIGATE & PUNISH THOSE GUILTY OF DISCRIMINATORY BEHAVIOUR

In a likely response to a viral article claiming a regular Navy personnel facing discrimination on the ship he served in, the SAF has issued the following statement. It states that MINDEF does not tolerate discriminatory behaviour and will be investigating the claims. If any personnel is found to have breached the SAF Code of Conduct, disciplinary proceedings will be taken.

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MINDEF CONSIDERING OTHER WAYS TO DEAL WITH THOSE WHO SKIP IPPT

The Singapore Armed Forces announced that it is relooking other means of punishing reservist servicemen who do not take their mandatory miitary fitness test 3 times. It says the current practice of putting them through a 5-day physical fitness boot camp while undergoing confinement will be put on hold and reviewed.

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THANK YOU MINDEF, YOU HAVE ENSURED THAT I WILL NEVER VOTE PAP AGAIN

i am age 48, working overseas... i was an officer during my army days. my last reservist was in year 1999. due to my age and medical condition, i recently downgraded to pes e. for so many years, mindef nvr call me up for any reservist. suddenly today, i received a letter from mindef stating that i committed offence reg 27 enlistment regulation for not reporting for reservist?

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