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...
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...