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Fighting at the frontline of COVID-19
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Fighting at the frontline of COVID-19
PEOPLE
03-Jun-20

They not only serve as frontline health workers, but also contribute to Singapore's defence as Singapore Armed Forces Volunteer Corps (SAFVC) medical trainers. Two SAFVC Volunteers (SVs) – SV2 Harminder Singh Olikh and SV2 Samantha Kang – share their experiences of battling the coronavirus, from taking on 12-hour shifts to putting wedding plans on hold.

Get fit indoors with marathoner SV1 Doreen Neo FEATURE
Get fit indoors with marathoner SV1 Doreen Neo
PEOPLE
01-May-20

This fitness buff isn't running out of ideas to exercise at home. Singapore Armed Forces Volunteer Corps (SAFVC) Volunteer 1 Doreen Neo used to run thrice a week, including every Sunday with her SAFVC buddies, but has switched up her routine since the Circuit Breaker period kicked in. She shares her tips on keeping fit while staying home.

SAFVC turns 5, volunteer force 900-strong FEATURE
SAFVC turns 5, volunteer force 900-strong
COMMUNITY
17-Feb-20

The formation marked its fifth anniversary this Total Defence Day.

SAFVC fills in the blanks
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SAFVC fills in the blanks
PEOPLE
10-Dec-19

As the Singapore Armed Forces Volunteer Corps (SAFVC) marks five years since its launch in 2014, hear SAFVC Volunteer (SV) 1 Benedicto Anthony Tarucan , SV2 Li Peishan and SV2 Hitendra Singh Dasoni share why they step up to serve.

NDP 2019 a success thanks to support of participants & organisers
NDP 2019 a success thanks to support of participants & organisers
COMMUNITY
16-Aug-19

Over the years, the National Day Parade (NDP) has become more than a show or a celebration. It has become a national statement made by Singaporeans from all walks of life – about who we are and where we are headed.

Smooth sailing
Smooth sailing
PEOPLE
01-Dec-18

Whether it was sailing with the historic Russian tall ship Pallada while pursuing her diploma in maritime law at a UK university, or roughing it out on Pulau Tekong during Basic Training with the Singapore Armed Forces Volunteer Corps (SAFVC), SAFVC Volunteer (SV) 1 Genevie Loh had always set her sights on joining the Navy.

Stepping forward to serve FEATURE
Stepping forward to serve
OPS & TRAINING
01-Aug-18

Three years after the setup of the Singapore Armed Forces Volunteer Corps (SAFVC), PIONEER takes a look at how some of the SAFVC Volunteers (SVs) from the first cohort are doing.

SAFVC holds first tri-Service promotion, launches 15 new roles
SAFVC holds first tri-Service promotion, launches 15 new roles
MILESTONES
23-Jun-18

Unlike most boys who begin their National Service (NS) at 18 or 19 years old, he was already in his 40s when he went for his first military training. This was in 2015 when he joined the Singapore Armed Forces Volunteer Corps (SAFVC).

Joining forces
Joining forces
PEOPLE
01-Feb-18

Most mothers experience National Service (NS) through their sons, but for this mother-son pair, their shared experience sees them both donning green Army fatigues.

Stepping forward
Stepping forward
PEOPLE
01-Dec-17

Keen to play an active role in defence, SAFVC Volunteer (SV) 1 Nur Fadilah Bte Jubir, 26, signed up for the Singapore Armed Forces Volunteer Corps (SAFVC) back in 2015.