Building engaging and adaptive leaders (9 February 2015)
The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Leadership Development Seminar (SLDS) returned for the second year on 6 Feb and brought together local, external, and overseas speakers to share their thoughts and insights on leadership and leadership development.
SLDS 2015 aimed to encourage SAF leaders to apply leadership development knowledge and be effective ground commanders in the SAF. The theme of the one-day seminar was Building Engaging and Adaptive Leaders with the focus on adaptability and engaging leadership at the tactical levels.
In his welcome address, Commandant SAFTI Military Institute, Rear-Admiral (RADM) Giam Hock Koon explained the rationale behind this year's theme: "Increasingly, the environment in which the SAF has to operate in will be volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Our people need to read the situation, understand the context and above all - do the right thing." Read more >>>
GKS CSC Command and Staff Course Opening Ceremony (2 February 2015)
The Goh Keng Swee Command and Staff College (GKS CSC) Opening Ceremony was held at the Officer Cadet School Auditorium, SAFTI Military Institute (SAFTI MI) on Monday, 2nd February 2015. The Guest-of-Honour, Lieutenant-General (LG) Ng Chee Meng, Chief of Defence Force (CDF), addressed the students of the Command and Staff Courses (CSC), their spouses and employers. Participants later proceeded to a dinner reception at the Officer Cadet School Dining Hall. Read more >>>
SAFTI Alumni Association - 21st Annual General Meeting (23 Jan 15)
The SAFTI Alumni Association celebrated its twenty-one years of connections last Friday, 23 January 2015. The 21st Annual General Meeting was held on the home grounds of SAFTI Military Institute and the event was graced by the President of the SAFTI Alumni Association/ Commandant SAFTI MI, RADM Giam Hock Koon. It was a great opportunity to renew acquaintances amongst members, catch up with each other and re-tell personal stories of good old days in the SAF. Read more >>>
SAFTI SC NSMen Engagement Session (21 Jan 2015)
On Wednesday, 21 Jan 15, NSMen who came for their ICT at SAFTI SC held an engagement session with young team members about the realities of working after NS and the various avenues available for them to further their education. Read more >>>