My dad the airman

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01 Oct 2019 | OPS & TRAINING

My dad the airman

In PIONEER's Children's Day special, 13-year-old Gerald Phua visited Sembawang Air Base to find out what his father, Master Sergeant Alvin Phua, does as an Air Crew Specialist.

// Video produced by Chia Chong Jin & edited by Lam Meng Chuen

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