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Get to see behind the scenes in major national events Edit: found the quote 😁 Everyone thinks you are living the high life. Supporting your NS journey. In which way? Its not as glamourous as you might think it is but its definitely a worthwhile vocation and you get to experience things noone else would. in a 24 hour period during a mission detail (outfield), minimum 4 hour rest. VOCATION INTEREST. My company's medics are often treated like Spec. - Stay in with everyone else because it's "not fair" to the stay-ins that you get to go home every day Each trackway is 120kg iirc). No need to march around on parade square. I've seen people fake mental illness just to try and pes F. [–]Im_scrub Yishun siaolang | Test tube washer 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). Wrapped dead people? [–]RarestName食飽了閣有真濟屎放 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]gabbylee690 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). If your lesson is in camp A in the morning and in camp B in the afternoon, you can book-out and do whatever you like. Lots of downtime to gym, play soccer, hang out with your bunk mates. Shouting 'GOOD DAY' feels really satisfying. National Service (NS) is the national policy in Singapore mandated by statutory law that requires all male Singaporean citizens and second-generation permanent residents to serve a period of compulsory service in the uniformed services. Cons: Still have occasional guard duty. Differenet from normal men. It's essentially just normal work, but with the random drills at times. Submissions must have titles comprised of the exact copied and pasted headline from an article. Login with User ID. Get to try the bomb suit 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), Pros: I got a free trip to Hawaii (even though most of my visit was spent in the US Army base), [–]Koufas not an MP 17 points18 points19 points 2 years ago* (8 children). Cons: Warriors are an offensive focused melee vocation - … All those weapons are reallll heavy. Quite shiok ah I got to fire off a bangalore torpedo. I still have mine. Being in an air-conditioned rooms for most of the day might be the best perk. You only get both weekends off every 3 weeks. You learn almost no useful skills other than how to be more aggressive towards people with higher authority, [–]mantism'I'm called shi ting not shitting' 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (2 children). * Picked up Thai and became very good at it, Cons: some advice though - do your research on the various sub-units and be sure to demonstrate your interest in them. [–]user3242342 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (2 children). Please seek approval from Mods before posting or it will be removed. Thats the official rule, No need to carry anything extra other than rifles; everything take from armoured vehicle, Learn how to blow stuff up (land mines, plastic explosives, etc. ", [–]pkismeyeaLPT: use mug warmer to keep the curry or soup warm 72 points73 points74 points 2 years ago (2 children), Special Operations Force Counter Terrorist Plainclothes Commando, Pro: get to learn legendary "one punch one kill" technique, Con: siao lang, have to shout in puplic library to make urself known, [–][deleted] 21 points22 points23 points 2 years ago (0 children). Extra con: behind peers the same age in uni and work. You see LTCs everywhere. Outfields can last up to 3 days. It was bleeding like crazy to the point where it was just a Streak of blood that you could follow from the vehicle to the toilet where I was washing it off. Forgot password? Or like what I've heard an encik say, Courage Disappear! You go through a lot of different courses. Congrats, overnight work for you But I had to do more safety coverage than I'd liked to have done :(, [–]fyletjx 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (4 children), [–]milkmatchatea lazy jiao 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (1 child), No lah sial we kena also. Support coy kena activated to fill sandbag LMAO, [–]pericyclic_eh help lah 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). - You will see some real fucked up shit Urgh. Welp. In extreme cases it would mean playing 200 levels as a class you don't really enjoy, only to switch to your desired vocation when all the challenge is long gone from the game. Pros: It costs 1,000 Discipline Points to switch to this vocation. No more PTI liao, army PT training all kena outsource. Hi all, I’m new here. [–]milkmatchatea lazy jiao 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children), [–]fyletjx 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child), You know it hahahaha that scenic route in the morning run, [–]mingshen Simi Lao Jiao 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Some commander forgot to do paperwork for overseas exercise, need to finish by the next day? 7. All SCs have secondary appointments like Admin (sigh...) or Training or Operations. You, at most, get to travel to 3 different countries for exercises. [–]dittotan 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (4 children). Hey, Im enlisting on the 6th of Jan. I’m flying back from Australia on the 29th of December. Keep all small questions ("Where to buy X") and submissions that are unrelated to Singapore ("Looking for people to do X") to the daily thread. Cons: if things go wrong minimum 3x extra or confinement. [–]uselessPen 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children), [–]uselessPen 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), Ohh. [–]peachchannery 14 points15 points16 points 2 years ago (2 children), [–]benjiliangWhatishappening 9 points10 points11 points 2 years ago (0 children), You still can apply for a service injury report, go talk to your S1 branch, [–]SailboatoMD 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]Etherkai 11 points12 points13 points 2 years ago (4 children), Edit: surprisingly my shoulders are still intact after all that load bearing, [–][deleted] 21 points22 points23 points 2 years ago (3 children). another con that matters to some: people think you chaokeng/useless, [–]onetworomeoyou think, i thought, who confirm? 91% Upvoted. Author. As time goes on, life becomes better and better, until you hit the next new phase and the cycle repeats. My phobia of height is gone because of doing rappelling constantly that I begin to love it. Unverified AMAs will be removed. LOL, [–]mistaknomore 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (0 children), No WAY! [–]call_me_monddefault 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (1 child). Have to stick with 2IC at all times, follow him everywhere and do some of his admin stuff like sit reps and log rep. Doesn’t apply to me but mostly cause I’m lucky, digging 2 shellscrapes, one for you and the other for 2IC when defence on TOP of running around doing stuff for 2IC. No camo, no camping in mosquito homeland, can park in shade to wait for enemy if there's good spot. 1. 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (1 child), [–]ProfessorTraft 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (6 children), SPF NSOSO (At a special location that I'm not telling). Anyways, after ORD your reservist will be in combat unit. [–]letterboxmind Carry On 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (3 children), [–]FarmingMonster 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (2 children), [–]letterboxmind Carry On 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child), [–]FarmingMonster 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). You can also get picked to come back on your offdays (usually an off in lieu is issued), You have to train for 6 months to get an Orange bunker. [–]icyfantasywho needs zoukout when got turnout 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]amir2215 Mature Citizen 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child). They more or less have the same responsibilities as SAF's military police. Step cool only (but will be sian as time passes). Train with the US Marines, and they are the real deal on the ground. What is/was your vocation during NS and what are the pros and cons of your vocation in your opinion? Those who haven’t played Dark Arisen before will be able to experience one of the best action RPG games in the recent years. You will be fit af. Let's just say working there is quite detrimental to your mental and physical health. 4. * Always losing to the Royal Thai Army in every friendly competition - running, soccer, volleyball, takraw, etc. WARNING This system is used to process Government of Singapore information and is a protected computer under the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act. Pros: You get to sleep in a stretcher comfortably while everyone is sleeping on the bare floor. Login with your SingPass to manage your NS activities. Some of our (other) superiors are a bit.. duh. And I will share what I can about the Journey after the medical check up. [–][deleted] 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (0 children). I wish I discovered this group when I was serving haha. Expect to walk a lot and over very far distances. [–]locomofoo 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (5 children). All fundraising activities will be moderated. have fun carrying assault boats! You get to do a lot of stuff - play with special weapons like bazookas, pistols, machine guns and sub machine guns. Get combat pay, aircon everyday, go home at 5.30pm. Sounds like a dream posting or maybe I just don't know the cons of ASA. get to eat good and cheap food from NUS canteen daily cause there's no cookhouse, nearby shopping mall for meals if sick of canteen food, no punishments if you're late or anyth for work (8-5) but will get lectured if repeated offender and get extra duty if late 3 times in a row, no weekend duty, duty here consists of coming half hour earlier to open the doors and leaving half an hour later to lock the doors, no first parade or last parade, first parade is just casual attendance taking, Rota Shift means I can get weekdays off. hide. Apparently, service medics are not able to be deployed outfield and certain training for medical covers so that’s where we come in. Understand IEDs and make some legally (without high explosives ofc) ", Bitch its not like i asked to be PES E ASA, [–]hyqdit 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (3 children), Shredder fuck up by idiots who cant read less than 5, [–][deleted] 12 points13 points14 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]veryfascinatingquiteinteresting 9 points10 points11 points 2 years ago* (1 child), Stick to 5 at a time, shredder overworked and overheated. [–]onetworomeoyou think, i thought, who confirm? while those who have to chiong will always say "wah, you good life sia! No camera phone also so you have to waste unnecessary money getting a non-camera phone. 7. [–]ReedTheMan 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (2 children). - if posted to medical centre, can be in relaxed air con environment during NS [–]rollin340 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Seventeen-year-old Brandon said: "I would prefer to go to a vocation … [–]boopmeonceshameonme 123 points124 points125 points 2 years ago (23 children). Very easy to get earlier release to go for studies. Because you are the PC's assistant it means you have to run after him everywhere. This way you'll be able to make your decision better. Shift work is pretty taxing, given how you keep changing your sleeping pattern every few days. Although it is also a con since that shit is fucking heavy. Cons: 2. [–][deleted] 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (0 children). Cons - No real recognition for the work you do. [–]celeron787Senior Citizen 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]hatuahOk lor 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (0 children). Best Pro: Get posted to medical centre even though you are a combat medic. One infantry battalion has a motto which goes “Tough and Effective”. It's at Bedok camp, near simpang with good food. No high ranking people to shout at you that can't do this or that. 2. Pros: If you're posted to the divisions, life is more or less chill. Heavy and expensive machinery Having to drive 20-30years old SAF vehicle, that is quite old technology with lots of issues due to the age. A small slice of Singapore history I found while cleaning up the house, At Gardens by the Bay for some beautiful lights- and a floating baby, LPT: use mug warmer to keep the curry or soup warm. LARC V Company would like a word with you in private. Silver minimum for IPPT as our unit is the Soldier Fitness Center otherwise, RT. Have to carry 940A on back whenever route marching and even during mission. Hahaha! Another pro that isnt felt unless you talk to armor/artillery etc. A very technical job. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. lesson at OCS was 0800-1000 and next lesson was at Mowbray 1530-1730, went to watch Star Wars and had time for lunch still. Can sit down during outfield while everyone else high kneels. Drivers basically have one foot in DB. [–]locomofoo 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (3 children). Was it just introduced or something? Please see /r/IAmA's wiki for what a verification should be like. Lesser people coming in = lesser work to do. 5. Applicants must also meet the air force technician vocation criteria, agree to extend their National Service (NS) duration and pass a pre-selection test to be shortlisted. Pros: Timeline for the Work-Study Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. And my god, gpmgs are the worse to clean after advanced stripping. Heard from reservist last time free can go orchard somemore LOL. Do not use cached or archived links for submissions. Also, I didn't know our OC was popular! Ranks and drill commands Ranks. Before I start, I want to say that we are humans too. * Crazy heat in March which will turn wet hair dry as hay in 5 mins Class 3 licenses alone are $2k-$3k if u learn outside, not sure about class 4, [–]icyfantasywho needs zoukout when got turnout 9 points10 points11 points 2 years ago (7 children). You eat, sleep, turnout, do work, and live together for 24 hours every 3 days. After he saw that he printed twice, he went to shred 1 set. Its the same place SCDF recruits go for their BRT(SCDF's version of BMT). Feel free to ask questions and discuss here! I still dont know how i managed to carry OBMs around, now that I think about it LOL. Joined too early to pick vocation Ew no. [–]icyfantasywho needs zoukout when got turnout 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (0 children). Cons: nil, really cannot think of any cons (unless counting staying out and having to pay for your own dinner as a con...), [–]poisonfarts 25 points26 points27 points 2 years ago (5 children), Pro: Tanks are damn cool. Depends on your CSM mood. Can sleep, play handphone, walk around, eat, basically do whatever the hell you want for 7-10 hrs, morning or night. We handle A LOT less equipment/vehicles and I'll take cleaning my weapon over cleaning a terrex any other day. No marching or digging. Posted to SCE as a medic, got a pretty lepak NS life with minimal outfield and no duty because of my role. After POP, there's more shit to come, to get that Guards tabs and that Khaki berret, undergoing GCC is like another BMT but more stuff and si beh siong. Courage dispels fear! DB guards do 2-2-2-2 (2 days 2 afternoon 2 nights 2 offs). © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. ], When the new shredder came, anyone who wants to use the shredder must first go through official training to learn the newly introduced SOP. Runner also means literally running with a fucking piece of paper to pass down info when the signal set dies (which is nearly always), You're fundamentally still a rifleman, so you do fire and movement with PRC940 on your back and it is very bad for your health (esp if you never secure antenna and it smacks you in the face). If war comes, you die first as you deploy behind enemy lines. 9. Can book out every day. The post was submitted on Reddit by the user longtailbutterfly. [–]locomofoo 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). Having said that, this is what you should do if you are looking to get a down-PES: 1. [–]HajaKenseiPhD in beating aeroplane 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (0 children), It was a running joke that if you wanna open construction company after NS, just use your connection and hire CE 'cos they're cheaper than banglas, [–]throwawayburnerfuck 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (0 children). Cons: Those "lucky" enough to be posted to CDA would have a good 2 years there. ", [–][deleted] 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (1 child), [–]SpockySkellintons 14 points15 points16 points 2 years ago (1 child), More cons: You get taken for granted by almost everyone and theres this ongoing thing that everyone says when u complain; " wHaT mOrE aRe YoU aSkInG fOr WhEn AlL yOu Do Is SiT iN aIrCoN rOoM aLl DaY??? OVMs. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. - Punished along with everyone else for something they did and you literally can't even participate in [typical stupid army punishments. You get to learn about different types of ordnance used throughout the army, air force and navy If you chao keng play MC and all that youre going to be MC restricted and looked down upon. - Your life really contingent on heng-suay; if your shift falls on a boozy public holiday / you have a new junior that likes to say “tonight’s pretty quiet ah” / someone bought pau from the hospital, then you’re fucked son, [–]chinkyasiantwink 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (6 children), [–]kronograf糟婴 13 points14 points15 points 2 years ago (4 children). - Medic no. Not all who serve wear green. Be prepared to be poked twice each week, once on each arm. 0 3 2 230. comments. "What's that burning smell ah? Welcome Login with your SingPass to manage your NS activities. Let’s tell a story. [–][deleted] 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (2 children). Example: Guard duties, but is usually trivial, just hope you have a good csm/oc. Green beret too common :P. 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