A netizen shared how he wrote a letter to complain to MINDEF after “suspecting” that a guy didn’t serve NS.
Here is the story:
“Growing up a true blue Singaporean, I’ve always thought all of us Singaporean men have to serve National Service. It’s only a question of whether you get posted to SAF, SPF, or SCDF.
We have all read & had our own opinions about controversies regarding our top sportsmen having to juggle ns with their sports. Some risking possibly prison sentences to play their sports overseas.
A few months ago I suspected that one particular Singaporean male, aged 25 has somehow, I strongly believe, managed to completely escape serving Ns.
I thought it was just a typical young guy trying to trash talk but then I realized.. which Singaporean male doesn’t want to admit he served NS?
I wrote to MINDEF but their response is ;
As this will be looked at internally, we would not be able to disclose any information. However, please be assured that the SAF takes a serious view on the matter and would carry out the necessary actions.
The fact that this Singaporean is still walking around with no news of him being enlisted, I’m just wondering if there are indeed any medical conditions that would completely exempt any Singaporean male?
I sure hope not and if it is the case then he apparently sure looks very much active and healthy and ready to serve the nation. Better late than never..hope Mindef would clear the air for all Singaporeans.
Has anyone of you ever encountered a Singaporean not having to serve NS, already aged 25, while still enjoying life in Singapore?”
Editor’s note: Why do people like you exist?
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