28 Jul '11, 4am

Dr Tony Tan was the Defence Minister from 1995 to 2003. His son Dr Patrick Tan Boon Ooi, a combat fit doctor,...

Dr Tony Tan was the Defence Minister from 1995 to 2003. His son Dr Patrick Tan Boon Ooi, a combat fit doctor,...

While most Singaporean doctors have to serve their National Service as SAF medical officers (MOs) and not in their chosen fields, a few have the privilege of going through ’special service pathways’ which are almost unheard of to outsiders. According to a tip-off we received, Dr Patrick Tan Boon Ooi, the son of PAP-endorsed presidential candidate Dr Tony Tan served his National Service as a desk-bound ‘defense medical scientist’ in an office rather than a SAF MO out in the field. A President scholar, Dr Patrick Tan disrupted from the army to study in Harvard University in 1988. He then disrupted again to enrol in Stanford University to study medicine from 1992 to 2000. Upon his return in 2000, he did not complete the rest of his National Service as a SAF MO like all Singaporean doctors, but as a ‘defense research scientist’ at the Defence Medical and Environmental Research...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/07/28/shocking-tony-tan...

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