Sunday, June 15, 2008

Tragic week for the Singapore Armed forces

Two trainees died within days while training in the SAF. National Serviceman Andrew Cheah Wei Siong who as 20 years of age died after fainting during a two kilometre walk on Pulau Tekong on 10 June 2008.

Clifton Lam, a Republic of Singapore Air Force RSAf Officer Cadet collapsed and died a day later while undegoing jungle training in Brunei.

Immdediately after these two incidents all training was stopped for 3 days.

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