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2. That sound

“Neeeeee-u”

The sound of that alarm will never be wiped off my mind until I leave the army. Even when I am free from army liabilities, I doubt this unique sound will be erased from the depths of my hippocampus. 1,470 more words

National Service

I. Urban missions before hell

Among all the weeks I’ve been through in OCS, this was the worst one.

The start of this week was nowhere near bad. We had a mission in the urban terrain and being excused from any form of activities involving my upper limbs, I had to seek clearance before I am allowed to participate in the mission. 1,892 more words

National Service

What Have I Become?

In a few days’ time, I will conclude my Airmen Orientation Programme (181st AOP) in the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and I will be posted out to my air base for my training. 220 more words

Forgive me, I have sinned.

I have stopped writing in almost a year in this blog.

So much has changed since then, I have moved into a villa with my sister in Abu Dhabi leaving my bachelor pad days behind, moved out of my apartment in Dubai (Weekend Apartment) into a small bedroom in my parent’s house. 257 more words

UAE

OCS - Peer Review

Peer appraisal is part and parcel of OCS cadet life. It gives cadets a chance to gauge where they stand in the platoon, even though I would say your grading results varies greatly with the interaction you co-share with the platoon, and discover areas of improvement they did not know off, or unravel strengths that some would personally write it off as insignificant. 1,256 more words

National Service

Service Opportunity!

Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center Volunteer Recruitment and Resource Development VISTA
The Volunteer Recruitment and Resource Development VISTA at Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center will expand and enhance the current volunteer program to increase awareness of the agency’s events and programs offered to the women and families of Denton County, Texas. 130 more words

AmeriCorps VISTA

The Unconventional Academic Path

Growing up and fitting in to societal norms is something that I still cannot do

Leadership has always been my field of interest ever since I was first given the authority… 1,404 more words