Ultimate Solution To National Service

Did you read today’s Straits Times? As I was reading this article, I thought to myself, isn’t this the ultimate solution to the perennial problem of manpower shortages to staff our army? This could be…

Mindef Advertisement On My Blog

I was quite surprised today, while browsing through my own blog, to find an advertisement for the SAF. How curious that the contents of my blog could have been deemed suitable for the placement of…

The RSAF Cordially Invites Me

The RSAF cordially invited me… not to be a VIP guest at the next air show, but to attend a Team Building event. How sweet. Perhaps if it doesn’t clash with any appointments, I might…

Mobile Phones for the Armed Forces

Let’s be honest, mobile phones have become a necessity, even in the armed forces. Nowadays with just about everyone carrying a camera phone, and the armed forces still in their archaic ages trying to ban…

Three Weeks of ICT

I just completed three weeks of ICT. I used to hate ICT tremendously. During my active times, I was a combat medic in the RSAF. We used to say, the worst that can ever happen…

How to Manage Your Officer

Let’s say, while on guard duty, you want to get out of camp to buy dinner. What should you do? You could sneak out and hope not to get caught, or you could ask for…

Tengah Air Base Strikes 6 Farms

In today’s Straits Times, an F-16C fighter from Tengah Air Base strikes 6 farms in Sungei Tengah, causing 200 tonnes of greens to be destroyed. It seems that red dye being tested on the ground…

First Day of ICT

I am back in camp doing my ICT. After a break of a few years, I thought they’d forgotten about me. Just like after my ORD, they forgot about me for many years. Sometimes it…

I Hate Writing Minutes

I hate writing minutes. I wonder why hasn’t anyone yet invented an automatic minute taker. It doesn’t help when people in the meeting talk nonsense 90% of the time, jump back and forth between multiple…