28 Aug '15, 11am

Ever wondered what it's like in #SAF detention barracks? Get a glimpse of the "jail of #NS"

Many are unaware of what goes on in the SAF Detention Barracks (SAFDB). Most major assumptions go with sandbag regimes, lots of shoutings and scolding or tekan as we say it in the army. However, my article's aim is to debunk all the misconceptions, myths and let the world know about SAFDB as much as I can. I would love to add pictures. However in my time, image-capturing devices were still prohibited in the army, hence let your visualisation do its work. My name is Calvin Looi, currently 25 and working at a bank as a branch operations officer. I was serving my national service like every Singaporean son. I was posted to the SAF Military Police Command, who are enforcers of the law in the Singapore Armed Forces. I was posted to SAFDB only with six months left during my service, as I had performed for the National Day Parade previously. Upon being posted to SAFDB, training w...

Full article: https://www.youth.sg/Users/C/A/calvinlooi/2015/8/SAF-Dete...

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