Veterans and friends attend SAFVL Chinese New Year Gathering
  Veterans and friends attend SAFVL Chinese New Year Gathering
  “Huat Ah!” And with this loud and energetic chorus from some 60 members and their guests, they vigorously tossed ‘Yusheng’ (raw fish salad) to herald better times in the Year of the Rooster. The traditional Chinese New Year gathering organized by the SAF Veterans League for its members, was held on 10 Feb 2017 at SAFRA Toa Payoh. It came complete with ‘Cai Shen Ye’ (the Chinese God of Wealth), a role gamely played by a non-Chinese member, all in...
Students’ e-books retell S’pore history
  Students’ e-books retell S’pore history
The Straits Times article published on 2nd January 2017 by Soh Ying Qi – “Students’ e-books retell S’pore history” reported that “15 from Ngee Ann Secondary School compile stories from veterans into three iBooks”. The article captured many readers from the SAF Veterans League (SAFVL) especially, as it featured three of the SAFVL’s Commitment-to-Defence (C2D) Ambassadors. The “three iBooks describes three veterans' experiences of...
'50th Anniversary of Lee Kuan Yew visit to Poland' photography exhibition
  '50th Anniversary of Lee Kuan Yew visit to Poland'...
On 7th Dec 2016, the Ambassador to the Embassy of the Republic of Poland His Excellency Waldemar Dubaniowski, officially opened the '50th Anniversary of Lee Kuan Yew visit to Poland' photography exhibition to the delight of our 4 SAFVL C2D Ambassadors and 8 Veteran League members. Held at Jurong Regional Library, the exhibition explores the work of our first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, Foreign Affairs Minister S. Rajaratnam and Minister for Social Affairs Othman Wok to establish...
SAFVL Management Committee at SAFRA Punggol
  SAFVL Management Committee at SAFRA Punggol
Ten SAFVL Management Committee members including the President, BG (NS) Winston Toh joined other guests on 24th November 2016 at the official opening of SAFRA’s latest clubhouse. The SAFRA Punggol clubhouse at Sentul Crescent was officially opened by Guest of Honour Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security.     Among the VIPs who graced the occasion were Chairman of SAFRA Board of Governors, Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen,...
QaneMate Qane young inventors' Salute to SAFVL veterans
  QaneMate Qane young inventors' Salute to SAFVL veterans
Young inventors carry on late grandfather's 'always better to give than to receive' spirit, present walking sticks to SAF veterans "It's always better to give than to receive." These words from their late grandfather continue to ring loud and clear in the lives of two young inventors as they announced to their parents they wanted to present their invention - the QaneMate Qane - to veterans from the SAF Veterans League...