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To his trainees, he's like a father showing them the way. For ME3 Anthony Gilbert – who's saved lives and flown the Singapore flag high at NDP in his 42-year career – it's all about helping young flight engineers find meaning in their work.
2SG Zulqarnain has found his second calling as a BMTC instructor, imparting the values of a guardsman to new generations of recruits.
Despite his tough exterior – and the tough training he dishes out – Commando 2WO Lam Wai Keung believes in encouraging his trainees.
MAJ Muhammad Redza Bin Mohd Asri treats his soldiers like his siblings, is not afraid to ask for brutally honest feedback and enjoys making a difference in his trainees' lives.
She looks fierce when she's not smiling – but beneath ME3 Eileen Tham's stern appearance is a warm and caring "ma'am" who often goes above and beyond for her trainees.
Easy-going, flexible and humorous – that's 2WO Suraindran Sanjeev's training style when it comes to instructing NSmen.
ME3 Jimmy Lim may be a weapon systems expert but his trainees have never come under fire for making mistakes.
LTA Chia Kok Siong is known to be a stern trainer who wants to build up and prepare his cadets to become competent officers.
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