I was in 30SCE -1992, we also trained nearly a year (including mono-intake BMT), everyday is hell, everyday is tekan day..even when turn operational, still very strict, AND we help each other out and fulfilled each other duties and SERVE our nation out..
i am so glad u dropped out. Cos the bar is now sitting on someone more worthy.
yes, they dun retrench people, but they can suggest early retirement schemes to those old, outdated and expensive ones.
Last edited by raincool2005; 16th September 2009 at 02:35 PM.
We're the field engineers, land bridging, 30 SCE.
When NS time, we are trained in a bridge called MGB, now phased out liao.
During ICT, we're trained in a super old and also another phased out bridge, called APB (Acrow Panel Bridge).
Funny right, reservist training built bridge that are no longer operational
Haha, you got see trainees carry bridging parts run SOC or not? I kena once, 4 persons carry a 100 over kg bridging component and told to run the SOC route, cause we screwed up.
Wah piang, sibeh xiong ah. But run a bit come back liao, cause very luan, officer cannot spot us
Seems like alot are from SCE eh?
Back to topic, i'm lucky that all the PCs i encountered cared for their men.
During exercise the PCs also go down to the water build raft with us.
That's why most of our platoon people respect them, rest together, shack together.
These commandos did not salute me, they were my platoon mates in OCS. And I would give my hat off and follow them into battle.
That is also what I said, NDU and CDO are tough chaps and I would gladly salute them.
But when someone thinks OCS is a piece of cake then I would like to ask them what they did in NS.
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During NSF days, the officers in my coy and unit are not too bad. Everyone have flaws but non are those sadist type. But maybe my PC will disagree cos my OC gave him hell for a period of time. Not all officers have a relax time. Those junior officers like 2LT and LTA have to lead their men into combat and take crap from their bosses.
I go to camp for 3 days and this is what happens! Hot topic eh? hahaha.
Anyway I have said my piece, and I would like to add that being awarded "platoon best" in BMT, I would like to think I have enough leadership capability and aptitude as a soldier, but chose not to. That said, I ooc from ocs because of a lingering migraine which got worse and I wasn't prepared for it to get worse while I waited for that one bar to come.
Oh anyone got stuck on SLE from Woodlands going towards CTE at Upper Thomson? That was my car! Rght hind tyre burst. Skidded from Lane 1 to Lane 3 after spinning 2 rounds. No casualty, accident or damage to car(s). Urm, extremely lucky? I'm thankful now! So thankful my ORD date doesn't seem so long anymore HAHA
Mine not so serious. Luckily. I would rather be a Pes C than to live with the conditions the people with Pes E have!
i remembered during my time in ndu, got 1 diver regular passed away due to an accident on that stretch of road.
my batch did some part in contributing "white gold" for the poor guy.
drive slowly along that stretch especially when the road is wet.
Last edited by Simon_84; 16th September 2009 at 08:31 PM.