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Among the DIS graduands is 3SG Philemon Tei, who had to cope with the loss of a loved one during training but eventually emerged as a Silver Bayonet recipient.
He hated swimming and running, yet 3SG Hartley Muze is on his way to becoming the first African-Singaporean frogman in the Republic of Singapore Navy’s Naval Diving Unit. The 25-year-old is one of 1,035 specialist cadets who graduated from multiple parades held from 11 to 17 Feb 2022.
Being diagnosed with possible muscle dystrophy did not stop this newly-minted specialist from pursuing his passion to becoming a combat-fit soldier.
From overweight recruit to Golden Bayonet recipient and Military Police (MP) specialist, 3SG Muhammad Syukri Bin Sutresno shares his NS journey and why he intends to sign on.
Being the first in their family to enlist for National Service (NS), these two brothers (who make up two-thirds of a triplet trio!) are immensely proud of being able to serve the nation.
Going out with her family when she was young, 3rd Sergeant (3SG) Catherine Toh often heard others calling out to her father with a “Encik” or “Warrant Toh” greeting.
If a Chemical, Biological and Radiological (CBR) attack happens, 3rd Sergeant (3SG) Rammdarshan S/O Ramesh will be ready to swing into action.
When his buddy and another bunkmate caught chickenpox during their Specialist Cadet Course, 3rd Sergeant (3SG) Tedmund Ho's entire batch at the Naval Military Expert Institute had to be quarantined.
Being the first in the family to enter command school is always a proud moment. For 3rd Sergeant (3SG) Mohamed Iqbal Bin Abdul Hamid, this accomplishment was made even more significant as he was the first of six boys to do so.
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