Tag Archives: Officer

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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OFFICER WHO STOOD UP FOR NSF ON MRT IDENTIFIED

Some days ago, a story surfaced on social media where a man calmly mediated a misunderstanding between a NSF and a member of public on an MRT train. Our Singapore Army found that the man was no other than LTA Dionel Arun, a Platoon Commander in the 3rd Battalion, Singapore Guards.

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SAF OFFICER STANDS UP FOR NSF WHO WAS SCOLDED BY PUBLIC

I was on the MRT this morning going home after guard duty. I was very tired and there wasn't any seat. It was a long hot day and I was still in my uniform. I was thirsty so I took out my bottle and drank some water. The woman sitting in front of me stared at me like I did a crime. Suddenly the MRT jerked and I spilled some water in front of that woman's feet. She got angry and started shouting ""such a stupid and useless soldier! No brain is it?!"" Everyone was looking and I was very embarrassed.

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CHAO GENG NSF OFFICER: HOW I SABO-ED A KAYPOH ACT SMART NSF

Things however changed soon after I got to my unit. I suddenly felt that there was no further aim in life. One night, a nervous breakdown struck me and I decided this is it, I could not take it anymore. I hated the Forces, I hated the Army. This life was not the childhood dream I wished for and there was no escape. All around me, my peers had social lives, girlfriends, fulfillment, while I had none. I started to feign a back injury sustained during an exercise and was requested to be subject to light duty for 3 months, effectively making my working hours 8-5 each day. Soon, I started to avoid coming to camp on certain days. Knowing that I could be charged with AWOL, I decided to cover my tracks by getting people to vouch for me.

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