03 Aug '11, 8am

SAF soldier dies after training #Singapore

In a stunning relevation, MINDEF revealed in a press statement last night that SAF took MORE THAN ONE HOUR to send 21 year old SCT Ee Chun Sheng to NUH after he was discovered to be unconscious during a training exercise: “An SAF medic went on site and tried to resuscitate SCT Ee at about 5.15pm. The serviceman was evacuated via a safety vehicle to the Tengah Air Base Medical Centre and arrived at about 5.39pm where an SAF doctor attended to him. SCT Ee was then sent via an ambulance to the National University Hospital (NUH) at 6.05pm and arrived at 6.32pm.” SCT Ee was pronounced dead on arrival at NUH. He was training to be a ‘Specs’ at the School of Infantry Specialists (SISPEC) after which he will hold the rank of a 3rd Sergeant. His unfortunate and unnecessary death was mourned by many ordinary Singaporeans. SCT Ee graduated from Singapore Polytechnic and would have a ...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/blogs/singaporescene/saf-soldier...

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