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His is a long career many can only look on with envy: qualifying as a commando, training with the United States Navy SEALs, becoming a Red Lion.
Don't repeat your mistakes, be a better version of yourself - this is 1st Commando Battalion's (1 Cdo Bn's) secret for their Best Combat Unit win.
Being the older sibling often means having to set an example and paving the way for the younger ones to follow. For most people, it’s the usual things like doing well in school, nailing that first job or getting your driving license on the first try.
The Red Berets continue to be on 24/7 standby to quickly respond to contingencies, and to train new batches even during the circuit breaker period.
“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity” – this saying by Roman philosopher Seneca certainly applies to Corporal (CPL) (NS) Tan Ying Li, who stuck to his guns and landed a spot in NUS to study medicine on his third application attempt.
Chief Commando Officer Kenny Tay shares his personal story of joining the Red Berets, and what it means to helm this elite unit.
What does it take to don the red beret and be called a Commando? For these trainees, it’s about the magical number “72”.
Commando 3WO (NS) Edwin Peng shows you how to defend against a knife threat using Krav Maga techniques.
Take a walk back in time with Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) (Ret) Clarence Tan – the man credited for establishing the SAF's Commando formation – and learn about the journey of the renowned Red Berets.
The soldiers of 1st Commando Battalion (1 Cdo Bn) continued their winning ways this year and clinched their 16th consecutive Best Combat Unit award in this year's Singapore Armed Forces Best Unit Competition.