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You’d think going to film school would be a no-brainer for Corporal (CPL) (NS) Edward Khoo, the eldest son of renowned Singapore filmmaker Eric Khoo. That couldn’t be further from the truth.
Officer Cadet (OCT) Muhammad Idham Bin Husni went from being an overweight recruit to a fit Infantry Officer. What’s his fat-to-fit story?
He received a rude culture shock when enlisting into National Service (NS) in October last year, having never stepped foot in Singapore.
Local artist Yip Yew Chong breathes life into memories through his nostalgia-themed murals.
"His journey in life is starting, and he is looking forward to it. It will not be filled with daily rainbows, and that is not what I wish for him. It is the acceptance by the SAF that has enabled him to correspondingly accept himself and strive on in life."
Talk to the winners of one of this year's Best NS Infantry/Guards Units - 786th Battalion, Singapore Infantry Regiment (786 SIR) - and one word comes up often: commitment.
Not your usual In-Camp Training (ICT): Military Expert (ME) 4A (NS) Muhammad Nurhafiz Bin Juma’at, 32, shares his story as a front-liner in the battle against COVID-19. A Nursing Officer in 8th Combat Support Hospital (8 CSH), he was deployed alongside his fellow servicemen to take care of patients at the Singapore Expo Community Care Facility (CCF).
Propnex CEO COL (Ret) Ismail Gafoor, 57, started his transformative life journey during National Service (NS).