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From sharing stories of living in a war-torn country to joining the SAFVC and giving NSmen time off for ICT – these are what former actor Ix Shen and company CEO SV2 Varun Ramdas do to advocate the importance of NS and Total Defence.
As Total Defence Day draws near on 15 Feb, we take a look back at some of the heroes who risked their lives to defend Singapore during World War II (WWII).
ComCrop founder Allan Lim not only plays a part in strengthening Singapore's food resilience, he volunteers to continue serving NS to defend the nation.
When COVID-19 was spreading in migrant worker dormitories across Singapore in 2020, local firm Eastern Navigation stepped up and provided two vessels at short notice to help house the migrant workers.
Singapore has to constantly look at how to tell the Total Defence story and prepare it for a different generation, said Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen.
On this very day 80 years ago, the first bombs were dropped on Singapore, marking the start of almost four years of fear, suffering and oppression for the people of the island.
The formation marked its fifth anniversary this Total Defence Day.
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