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Ex-naval officer trains youths to be confident
PEOPLE
26-Feb-20

He’s led hundreds as the Commanding Officer of three ships throughout his career. Now, he is on the Reservist on Voluntary Extended Reserve Scheme (ROVERS) and conducts training camps for youths.

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Training to be a leader of men
Training to be a leader of men
PEOPLE
20-Feb-20

Going out with her family when she was young, 3rd Sergeant (3SG) Catherine Toh often heard others calling out to her father with a “Encik” or “Warrant Toh” greeting.

SAFVC turns 5, volunteer force 900-strong FEATURE
SAFVC turns 5, volunteer force 900-strong
COMMUNITY
17-Feb-20

The formation marked its fifth anniversary this Total Defence Day.

S’pore unveils new Total Defence logo
S’pore unveils new Total Defence logo
PEOPLE
15-Feb-20

For the first time in 35 years, the Total Defence logo has a fresh, new look. The designer Samantha Teng shares her inspiration and message behind the new logo which incorporates Digital Defence.

S'PORE AIRSHOW 2020 - LIVE!
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S'PORE AIRSHOW 2020 - LIVE!
COMMUNITY
15-Feb-20

PIONEER brings you the highlights of the Singapore Airshow 2020 – don't miss the thrilling aerial moves of the Singapore, US and China teams!

A run to remember my brothers
A run to remember my brothers
PEOPLE
13-Feb-20

After losing two of his naval diver batch mates to cancer, 2LT (NS) Rohan Mathew Thomas wants to raise funds for young adults battling the disease by challenging himself to a 6,400km relay run across the US in 49 days.

SAF enhances precautionary measures against novel coronavirus FEATURE
SAF enhances precautionary measures against novel coronavirus
OPS & TRAINING
12-Feb-20

In view of the 2019 novel coronavirus situation, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has enhanced measures at SAF camps and bases to safeguard the health of its soldiers while maintaining operational readiness. Senior Minister of State for Defence Heng Chee How visited the Basic Military Training Centre on 11 Feb to observe the measures that have been put in place.

Getting the show on the road FEATURE
Getting the show on the road
OPS & TRAINING
11-Feb-20

Find out what goes into putting together the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF’s) static display for the Singapore Airshow 2020. All 10 RSAF assets were towed into Changi Exhibition Centre over two days from 4 Feb, including an intensive overnight operation.

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China’s Ba Yi, US’ F-35 fighters to thrill at Singapore Airshow
China’s Ba Yi, US’ F-35 fighters to thrill at Singapore Airshow
COMMUNITY
10-Feb-20

This will mark their first time flying in Singapore skies.

Five things to know about Singapore Airshow 2020
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Five things to know about Singapore Airshow 2020
COMMUNITY
07-Feb-20

From exciting aerial displays to the debut of the A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport - here's what to expect at this year's Airshow.

Trusted to bear arms
Trusted to bear arms
OPS & TRAINING
05-Feb-20

A weapon should only be entrusted to a responsible person. When a recruit receives his rifle during Basic Military Training, it is a significant moment that marks his transition from boy to man. PIONEER uncovers the meaning behind this long-standing military tradition.

From clerk to section leader
From clerk to section leader
PEOPLE
03-Feb-20

3rd Sergeant (3SG) Muhammad Noorhakim Bin Rozilan shares his journey of going through Basic Military Training (BMT) (twice!) to be fighting fit.