04 Feb '12, 8am

#Oops! Newly-commissioned #SAF officer wears his shoulder ranks upside down

#Oops! Newly-commissioned #SAF officer wears his shoulder ranks upside down

sent in a photo of a newly-commissioned SAF officer -- only thing is, his shoulder ranks were upside down. Said the STOMPer: "I took this photo from facebook, there are lots of comments by netizens on it. "It shows a newly-commissioned SAF officer wearing his ranks upside down on his shoulders. "He and his family looks like they are from China." Although some netizens on facebook felt this was disrespectful to Singapore and that the officer should have checked, others felt it was an honest mistake and should be forgiven; with his squad mates held responsible for not alerting him: "I feel sorry for the guy. Whatever it is, local born or not, he's earned his rank. If his mum pinned the epaulettes on inverted by mistake, well it's an honest mistake. Whatever it is, she looks proud of her son so I say let them have their deserved moment without ridiculing them. "All those who ...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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