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MILESTONES
18-Oct-19

Prepare for superlatives as PIONEER digs up facts and achievements that have set a record in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF).

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Doing her part for the nation
Doing her part for the nation
PEOPLE
17-Oct-19

Would you reschedule your honeymoon to cover for a colleague while he went for In-Camp Training (ICT)? Ms Ulfah Khairiah Binte Aman did just that in December last year.

SAF's training footprints in the world FEATURE
SAF's training footprints in the world
OPS & TRAINING
15-Oct-19

When it comes to overseas training, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has marched, sailed and flown all over the globe.

Why I continue to serve FEATURE
Why I continue to serve
PEOPLE
14-Oct-19

Like many male Singaporeans, he served NS when he was 19. Thirty years later, he continues to defend the nation under the Reservist on Voluntary Extended Reserve Service scheme. Meet LTC (NS) Christopher Tan.

SG & US pilots answer most-Googled questions
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SG & US pilots answer most-Googled questions
PEOPLE
12-Oct-19

This year, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Peace Carvin V detachment in Idaho, US, marking a decade of F-15SG training with the United States Air Force (USAF) under the 428th Fighter Squadron. We asked RSAF and USAF pilots to respond to some Google autocomplete questions.

Five facts about Peace Carvin V FEATURE
Five facts about Peace Carvin V
OPS & TRAINING
11-Oct-19

What you need to know about the RSAF detachment that’s celebrating its 10th anniversary in Idaho, United States.

RSAF's refuelling plane makes overseas exercise debut FEATURE
RSAF's refuelling plane makes overseas exercise debut
OPS & TRAINING
10-Oct-19

The Republic of Singapore Air Force's A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport brings air-to-air refuelling capabilities to Exercise Forging Sabre for the first time. Watch how it ensures that fighter aircraft are always fuelled up for their missions!

Mind matters FEATURE
Mind matters
PEOPLE
10-Oct-19

One in seven Singaporeans has experienced mental illness at some point in their lives. This World Mental Health Day, PIONEER speaks to three people in the Ministry of Defence and Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) to find out how you can help yourself and those around you.

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Tanker jets on the fly FEATURE
Tanker jets on the fly
PEOPLE
09-Oct-19

Here's what it’s like to be an Air Refuelling Operator on the new A330 MRTT at Exercise Forging Sabre.

Why Forging Sabre is one of SAF’s most complex exercises FEATURE
Why Forging Sabre is one of SAF’s most complex exercises
OPS & TRAINING
08-Oct-19

SAF tests smarter technology to enhance its sense and strike integration at the biennial exercise.

3 reasons why the RSN travels 5,000km to Guam FEATURE
3 reasons why the RSN travels 5,000km to Guam
OPS & TRAINING
08-Oct-19

Exercise Pacific Griffin is a biennial maritime exercise between the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the United States Navy (USN) held in the waters off Guam. Here's why the exercise is significant.

Meet the President's aide
Meet the President's aide
PEOPLE
04-Oct-19

As Singapore marks the Istana's 150th anniversary, PIONEER sits down with Major (MAJ) Muhammad Izzuddin Bin Amirruddin to find out more about what it’s like working with the President as an Honorary Aide-de-Camp or HADC.

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