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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.
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.
The formation marked its fifth anniversary this Total Defence Day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.