Training incidents and accountability – Who should hang?

Yesterday in Parliament, Defense Minister, Dr Ng Eng Hen said that MINDEF, and the SAF, will align their “incentives and disincentives (on safety), so we get the whole system moving”.

Yesterday in Parliament, Defense Minister, Dr Ng Eng Hen said that MINDEF, and the SAF, will align their “incentives and disincentives (on safety), so we get the whole system moving”.

Death of local actor prompts fresh review of safety processes by the SAF

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is establishing a new Inspector General’s Office (IGO), which will report directly to the Chief of Defense Force and have the full discretion to monitor and enforce safety processes and practices throughout the SAF. The IGO was announced on 31 Jan at the Pasir Laba Camp by Chief of Defense … Continue reading “Death of local actor prompts fresh review of safety processes by the SAF”

Aloysius Pang – Is National Service the problem?

The recent death of local actor, Aloysius Pang, has led to renewed calls for National Service to be cut short or shut down. Some even called for those in leadership positions to be held accountable for their actions. This is frankly disappointing. Especially since some of these commenters are men who have gone through NS … Continue reading “Aloysius Pang – Is National Service the problem?”