Minor Issues: A dad’s letter to his son who is doing his basic military training

Soldiers undergoing basic military training during national service. PHOTO: MINDEF
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SINGAPORE – I received a notice from the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) requesting that I write a letter to my elder son, who is undergoing basic military training (BMT) for his national service (NS). Apparently, the letter will be given to him during his time in training, when he will be in need of encouragement. This is what I wrote.

Dear R,

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