02 Mar '11, 11pm

SAF boosts 'software' development to attract staff: A new service scheme, the Military Domain Experts Scheme (MD...

SINGAPORE - When he signed on as a regular during his National Service days, he had only Secondary 2 education. Today, Senior Warrant Officer (SWO) Amar Singh, 52, has become one of only two non-commissioned officers to head a unit. SWO Amar Singh and SWO Lee Sung Cheng, 49 - commanding officers of the Military Police Training School and the Specialist and Warrant Officer Advanced School respectively - are the poster boys of the step-up in "software" developments within the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), which Second Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen shared yesterday during the Committee of Supply debate in Parliament yesterday. Its strategy to attract, develop and retain good people - the "key resource" in the SAF's transformation, in Defence Minister Teo Chee Hean's words - come in the form of new "pinnacle appointments", prolonged careers, and more continual professional train...

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mindef.gov.sg 25 Feb '11, 6am

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