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NS MAN CAUGHT SMUGGLING LIVE AMMO OUT OF CAMP

A National Serviceman who had just finished his National Service, 3SG (NS) Jared Mok Shi Jie, 22, was found outside camp with 10 rounds of ammunition in his bag. Ammunition of this type is typically used by the SAR21 assault rifle.

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TEEN EXEMPTED FROM NS ASKS FOR PES UPGRADE, NETIZENS BEGS HIM NOT TO BE STUPID

Local netizen tomyummmm who received a PES F exemption from serving National Service asked on Reddit Singapore on ways to get an upgrade so that he may continue to serve NS with his peers. His question was met with shock and many fellow Singapreans urged him to enjoy his 2 years of freedom and not do something so stupid. Would you choose to serve NS if given an exemption too? Why teens nowadays so garang and enthusiastic about NS?

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SPOREAN RAISED IN US RETURNS TO SERVE NS – MINDEF BURN SINKIES WHO RATHER NOT?

Like the other recruits, LTA Shemuel Ong, 19, started his full time National Service when he was enlisted last February. The only difference is his American accent – because he has lived in California since he was three! Upon receiving his enlistment notice, Shemuel flew back to Singapore, made arrangements to stay with his relatives, to do what other 18-year-old Singaporeans do – enlist for NS.

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ANG PENG SIONG’S OLYMPIC DREAM DESTROYED BY RIGID NATIONAL SERVICE OBLIGATIONS?

While I was read Singapore swimming legend Ang Peng Siong's story of how National Service ended his swimming career and Olympic dreams I couldn't help but shed a tear for this supremely talented Singaporean. I shudder at the thought of how many other talented Singaporeans suffered this cruel fate of having to cut short their Olympic potential because they had to serve 2 years of uncompromising National Service. How often have we been asked to give up on our sporting or artistic dreams to pursue an engineering job instead?

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