ST Scroll Back: Stolen valour and that man in No. 4 uniform

Online commentators suggested that the badges or patches of the man wearing the No. 4 uniform were in the wrong positions.
Online commentators suggested that the badges or patches of the man wearing the No. 4 uniform were in the wrong positions.PHOTO: FACEBOOK/THE RESERVIST

From stolen valour to ‘air-con’ uniforms, people battle over all things military

What were some people thinking, risking offending soldiers - fiercely trained to attack the enemy, armed to the teeth - by allegedly pretending to be soldiers.

The Straits Times reported recently that the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) was investigating a man who has been seen in Punggol in a Singapore Army uniform with an insignia which suggested he was a high-ranking officer. Online commentators suggested that the badges or patches were attached in the wrong positions, raising suspicion that the man was impersonating an SAF person.

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