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In the prime of his life, 2nd Lieutenant (2LT) (Ret) Takalah Tan lost half his brain and had total memory loss after a near-fatal road accident in 1994. But when he found out that he was a commando officer, it gave him the belief that he could become a useful person again – he became a cashier in a hawker stall, later a school teacher, and is now a therapy assistant.
He came to see some action, but stayed for the brotherhood and sense of duty. Meet LTC Brian Anthony Thomas, CO of the Special Forces Leadership School.
Former SAF Commando Regular Major (NS) Steffan Fung has been building a military-inspired fitness community in Singapore – these people don military-inspired clothing, and work out with tactical gear like weighted-vests and sand bags!
Having only one leg is not an obstacle for former commando national serviceman James Leo, who took part in a ground-up community fitness challenge in support of SAF Day.
The soldiers of 1st Commando Battalion (1 Cdo Bn) have done it again! This elite fighting force has clinched its 18th consecutive Best Combat Unit award in the Singapore Armed Forces' Best Unit Competition.
Commissioning as an officer at the age of 26, Commando and Sword of Merit recipient 2nd Lieutenant (2LT) Kavin Timothy S/O Trina Shanti proves that there are many paths to excellence.
Having been in the Army for 32 years, 3WO Alice Tan is now a proud mother of two sons who followed in her footsteps.
2LT Koh aspires to be a respected commando officer just like his father LTC (Ret) Koh.
Commando-turned-medical officer Captain (CPT) (NS) (Dr) Ramesh Wijaya shares the life lessons he learnt from being part of this elite force.
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