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A year ago, 2nd Lieutenant (2LT) Kamar Jr Bin Kamarudzaman would have never thought of signing on with the Singapore Armed Forces.
No one can defend our home better that we ourselves can. And National Service (NS) is key in equipping Singaporeans with the ability to do so.
This was President Halimah Yacob's message to new officers of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), at the Officer Cadet Course Commissioning Parade held at SAFTI Military Institute on 15 Dec.
Becoming an officer in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) was what 2nd Lieutenant (2LT) Lucas Lim had in mind when he enlisted for National Service (NS) in October 2016.