Today’s threats and challenges target the hearts and minds of our people
  Today’s threats and challenges target the hearts and...
   Today’s threats and challenges target the hearts and minds of our people Speaking at a Konfrontasi memorial event on 10 March 2018, Brigadier-General (Retired) Winston Toh, President of the Singapore Armed Forces Veterans League, said that the threats and complex challenges we face today, target the hearts and minds of our people. He added that we must continue to strengthen Total Defence. “More than ever before, we must all play...
Malaysian veterans visit their counterparts in Singapore
  Malaysian veterans visit their counterparts in Singapore
  SAFVL President, BG(RET) Winston Toh, presenting a gift to PVATM President, Tan Sri Anwar, to commemorate the visit.   The Persatuan Veteran Angkatan Tentera Malaysia (PVATM) (Veterans Association of Malaysian Armed Forces), some with their spouses and children, visited the SAF Veterans League on 20 December 2017. The 31-member delegation was led by PVATM President, Hon. Sen. Adm. Tan Sri Mohd Anwar Hj Mohd Nor (Ret) who is also Deputy...
Thankful To Serve
  Thankful To Serve
President of SAF Veterans League, BG(NS) Winston Toh, speaks on his Army experience and his contributions as a volunteer with SAFRA in SAFVL. You can read the full story in the Nov/Dec 2017 Issue of the NSman Magazine here.  
Ng Eng Hen's Speech
  Ng Eng Hen's Speech
Speech by Minister for Defence, Dr Ng Eng Hen, at the NS50 Launch Event on 7 Feb 2017 on Pulau Tekong 2nd Minister for Defence, Mr Ong Ye Kung Senior Minister of State for Defence Dr Maliki Osman Service Chiefs Deputy Commissioner of Police Deputy Commissioner of Civil Defence Guests from the Ministry of Home Affairs Pioneers of 3 and 4 SIR ACCORD members Enlistees Fellow Singaporeans Introduction First, 祝大家新年快乐,大吉大利,心想事成. It is a...
NS50 Story
  NS50 Story
We must ourselves defend Singapore Defence Minister launches NS50 After Singapore fell to Japanese invaders in 1942, we learnt two very painful lessons “quickly and vividly”. “One, you cannot depend on others to defend Singapore, and second, victors do as they please and the vanquished suffer what they must.” Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen made these sobering points at a ceremony on Pulau Tekong on 7 February 2017 to launch a series of events to mark 50 years of...