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This Father's Day, PIONEER finds out how a former Guards Formation Sergeant Major indirectly inspired his son to sign on, and how he runs a strict regime both in camp and at home.
Fathers – they come in all shapes and sizes, and all sorts of peculiar characters. Here's our top pick of six Dad types this Father's Day.
Having gone through hardship in his growing up years, COL (NS) Chng Boon Kai worked hard so that his children could have a better future, and inspired his daughter CPT Eunice Chng to also join the RSAF.
MWO Omar Bin Osman became an Army Regular as he wanted to make a difference to the lives of young soldiers. His son was inspired to do the same 20 years later.
SWO (Ret) Sathiamoorthy worked hard to be the best father for his children and provide for his family as he understood the difficulties of growing up without parents.
Serving NS in the Naval Diving Unit (NDU) has given CFC Byron Ong renewed appreciation of the tough work that his dad does as a naval diver.
1WO Ronald Tan worked hard throughout his 42-year career in the Army so that his children could have a better future. Years later, his youngest son joined him in becoming a career soldier.
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