Command emphasis in SAF, Relations with Malaysia

Cuts by Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim during the Committee of Supply Debate 2019 Ministry of Defence Command Emphasis Mr Chairman, Safety is one of the SAF’s core values and it is integral to mission success. It enhances the soldiers’ confidence and enables the SAF to conduct realistic training and to operate effectively during missions. Safety, while an individual responsibility, is also a command responsibility. I understand that our commanders are trained in command schools on the requirements on how to conduct training safely,....

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Strengthening support for NS and Total Defence

Cuts by MP Henry Kwek during Ministry of Defence’s Committee of Supply Debate 2019 MINDEF Accord Chairman, 1.As a member of MINDEF Advisory Council on Community Relations, or MINDEF ACCORD, for the past 3 years, I have witnessed first-hand how MINDEF successfully build broad support from society, from businesses, schools and various communities. 2.In particular, I would like to commend MINDEF on its successful engagement of Singaporeans through NS50 in the past year. 3.Nevertheless, in the wake of the recent training incidents,....

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