Singapore Armed Forces

Type: Organization
Name: Singapore Armed Forces
Nationality: Singapore
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Key features of the new HQ

[SINGAPORE] Commonwealth Food Services Pte Ltd will oversee the construction of the new headquarters for Commonwealth Capital's food businesses.Commonwealth Capital owns two-thirds of PastaMania and a number of other outlets such as Swissbake. The building ... [Published Business Times Singapore - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

SAF must remain strong, credible force: Tharman

SINGAPORE — While Singapore has enjoyed peace, prosperity and progress for the past 49 years, the Republic’s success and stability must never be taken for granted because risks and volatility elsewhere could easily affect us and new security challenges ... [Published Today Online - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

553 Commissioned as SAF Officers

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam reviewed a commissioning parade at the SAFTI Military Institute this evening, where 456 Army, 50 Air Force and 47 Navy officer cadets were commissioned as officers of the Singapore ... [Published Noodls - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

'Birthday cake' fireworks?

When Military Expert 6 (ME6) Cheong Heng Wan, 46, was a boy, he enjoyed watching his neighbour play with fireworks. "I could only watch, as my family was too poor to afford fireworks," he recalled. Today, as the chairman of this year's National Day Parade ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Expertise Conversion Scheme: Pioneer Batch Graduates Today

Director for National Service Affairs, Brigadier-General (BG) (NS) Tung Yui Fai officiated at the inaugural graduation ceremony this evening, where 22 National Servicemen (NSmen) were appointed senior military experts under the new Expertise Conversion ... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Vice Chairman of the People's Republic of China Central Military Commission Meets DPM Teo

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean met Member of the Politburo and Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the People's Republic of China General (GEN) Fan Changlong this morning. Also present at the meeting were Second Minister for ... [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 2 reports

More than a few good men

President Tony Tan hosted about 700 personnel from the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) to a garden reception at the Istana yesterday evening. The annual reception serves to recognise the commitment of MINDEF personnel ... [Published Today Online - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 3 reports

SAF chief goes out of his way to know 'way of life'

SINGAPORE - Singapore's eighth Chief of Defence Force may be the top man in the country's military, but that did not stop him from lugging 20kg of combat gear on a 32km route march among junior comrades less than half his age. Lieutenant-General Ng Chee ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

SAF may buy large warship for use in disaster zones

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is likely to acquire a bigger warship that can carry more helicopters as it looks to expand its role and do more in the world's potential flashpoints, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen. Such roles include participation ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

SAF promotes over 500 personnel

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has promoted more than 500 personnel.Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen presented certificates to the SAF personnel at a promotion ceremony on Friday at the Ministry of Defence.Chief of Army, Brigadier-General Perry ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 4 reports

SAF personnel honoured for anti-piracy efforts

SINGAPORE: For their contributions to international anti-piracy efforts in the Gulf of Aden, 193 Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) personnel were awarded the Overseas Service Medal (OSM) by Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen at Changi Naval Base on Friday (June ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 3 reports

1,044 Graduate as SAF Specialists

Minister of State, Ministry of National Development, Mr Desmond Lee reviewed the 19th Specialist Cadet Graduation Parade at Pasir Laba Camp this evening. A total of 1,044 Specialist Cadets (SCTs) from the Singapore Army and the Republic of Singapore Air ... [Published Noodls - Jun 26 2014]

Quotes

Mr Tharman said the implementation of the Committee to Strengthen National Service's recommendations will continue to build a stronger NS system. "At the heart of it all, the intent is to create a more positive NS experience that empowers and motivates individuals."
...Nevertheless, it is the people who make the difference. "National servicemen, like yourselves, are the cornerstone of Singapore's defence" he said
"When we heard the children go 'wah' at the first show, we all were very happy and felt shiok inside" he added
...He added, "This scheme allows us to tap into our diverse NS talent pool to enhance the operational readiness and capability of the SAF."

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Key features of the new HQ [Published Business Times Singapore - Jul 21 2014]
SAF must remain strong, credible force: Tharman [Published Today Online - Jul 20 2014]
NSmen the cornerstone of Singapore defence: DPM... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 20 2014]
553 Commissioned as SAF Officers [Published Noodls - Jul 20 2014]
'Birthday cake' fireworks? [Published Asiaone - Jul 19 2014]
Expertise Conversion Scheme: Pioneer Batch Grad... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
Vice Chairman of the People's Republic of China... [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
New $10m fund for defence scientists, engineers [Published Asiaone - Jul 14 2014]
Why this Fellow? Because I always ask why [Published Asiaone - Jul 14 2014]
Fire down below [Published Asiaone - Jul 13 2014]
More than a few good men [Published Today Online - Jul 13 2014]
MINDEF, SAF personnel recognised at Istana rece... [Published XinMsn - Jul 13 2014]
Singapore stages safety drill for ferry disasters [Published VietnamPlus - Jul 12 2014]
Beyond the riot: 5 questions [Published Asiaone - Jul 12 2014]
Over 1,000 take part in safety drill for ferry ... [Published Today Online - Jul 11 2014]
Singapore holds cruise ship emergency preparedn... [Published Seatrade Insider - Jul 11 2014]
GPC-DFA Visits the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Command [Published Noodls - Jul 11 2014]
S$10m Total Defence Innovation Fund to be set up [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 11 2014]
Cruise ship disaster-readiness tested in Exerci... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 11 2014]
SAF to conduct live firing exercises from Jul 1... [Published Asiaone - Jul 11 2014]
12 sanctioned yearly for not serving NS on reli... [Published Today Online - Jul 09 2014]
Traffic arrangements for NDP National Education... [Published Asiaone - Jul 09 2014]
Major reforms to Vatican financial, media organs [Published News.va - Jul 09 2014]
Volunteer doctor a fervent NS supporter [Published Asiaone - Jul 07 2014]
Make a broad jump to measure fitness levels [Published Asiaone - Jul 06 2014]
SAF to carry out military exercises from July 7... [Published Asiaone - Jul 05 2014]
New Commander Succeeds Hero of Zamboanga City [Published Daily Zamboanga Times - Jul 04 2014]
Simpler IPPT with fewer items [Published Asiaone - Jul 04 2014]
SAF chief goes out of his way to know 'way of l... [Published Asiaone - Jul 04 2014]
Spare a thought for the unfit who just can’t pa... [Published Today Online - Jul 04 2014]
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SAF honours 193 personnel [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 27 2014]
Published on June 27, 2014 by David Rider ·No Comments Minster for Defence presides over medal ceremony. SAF honours 193 personnel for contributions to international counter-piracy efforts SINGAPORE – Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen presented ...
World: Singapore: Military officers from Asia P... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 07 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: World Singapore (ICRC) – In cooperation with the Singapore Armed Forces, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) launched a workshop this week on the law of armed conflict at sea. The ...
Emotional send-off as S'pore servicemen leave f... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 28 2014]
SINGAPORE – A 151-strong Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) task group has been deployed to the Gulf of Aden as part of international counter-piracy operations. The Republic of Singapore Navy said on its Facebook page that it was taking part in a 30-nation ...
Singapore Ship joins CMF mission [Published Maritime Security Review - Mar 25 2014]
The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has deployed a task group in support of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy efforts in the Gulf for the Continue Reading » ...
Republic of Singapore Ship Tenacious joins CMF ... [Published Combined Maritime Forces - Mar 25 2014]
The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has deployed a task group in support of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-piracy efforts in the Gulf for the fifth time. During its three-month deployment, the SAF task group will join the CMF counter piracy ...
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