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SAF officer training series launched on YouTube

Mindef's second season of Every S'porean Son may also make it to TV

Published on Sep 4, 2012 6:00 AM

Following the success of a reality series on young national servicemen who go through basic military training, the Defence Ministry has launched an online series on young men who train to become commissioned officers.

A second season of the series Every Singaporean Son: The Making of an Officer has been launched on video-sharing portal YouTube on Mindef's CyberpioneerTV channel.

The 20- to 25-part series follows 13 army officer cadets during the 38-week stint from entering the Officer Cadet School (OCS) to the completion of their course when they are commissioned as officers at a ceremonial parade.

Among the men featured on the show are (from left) Lt Syafiq Utama, 27, platoon commander at Officer Cadet School; 2nd Lt Shawn Chng, 23, platoon commander (Armour), 2nd Lt Muhammad Zacky Razali, 23, platoon commander (Infantry), and 2nd Lt Jai Ganesh, 23, platoon commander (Combat Engineers). -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

The series captures OCS milestones like the officer cadet initiation ceremony, gruelling field camps and even one cadet going to Germany to train.

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