May 2, 2018

Someone paotoh the commanders behind NSF guardsman's death

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I am a soldier from 1 guards. One of our fellow soldier is currently in critical condition heat stroke (possibly brain dead) due to the reckless behavior of my fellow commanders. I want to bring this to light so that the commanders involved are duly punished and nothing gets hidden as part of the investigation.

Dave is still in critical condition in the hospital, and it has almost been one week since the incident. But there has been rumours that his condition has worsening .

**Illegal turnout**

The night before a 8km fast march (an activity considered high key) our entire recce platoon was turned out after lights out by our sergants, forcing us to bear crawl to the SOC grounds at bedok camp, doing thier usual tekan of making us roll in the sand and have water poured on us, to satisfy their own sadistic pleasure. Asa result we did not have the adequate 7 hours of rest mandated by the traning safety regulation required for our fast march the next day.

**Commanders forcing trainees**

During the fast march, Dave struggled to complete his fast march and was dragged by senior commanders, forcing him to finish the fast march even though he was showing signs of extreme physical exhaution.

Dave collapsed after collecting his timing chip at our company line. We saw Dave breathing frantically, going through delirium, with his tounge out and only the white in his eyes visible. he was not articulate.

**inability of commanders to spot heat exhaustion**

It was obvious that even to an untrained soldier, especially commanders who went to OCS / SCS, that dave was going through Heat Exhaution or even heat stroke. yet they still acted as though there as nothing severe or that he could even be acting "keng"

**non-administering of ice packs / BCU / water mist**

the commanders did not follow the proper protocol for a soldier in heat exhaution. His cloths were not removed, no ice pack were place at the vital heat dissapation points in his body and the medic was even blur not knowing what to do. The safety officer was nowhere to be found during this whole time and the commnders left his body under the hot sun instead of bringing it to a shaded area. it took them almost 30minutes to an hour before they even stretched him away to the medical center before he was even transported to a hospital using the Military ambulance.

**Lack of seriousness towards the incident**

To add insult to injury, the sergeants were just surrounding him, talking cock and laughing and cracking jokes around him, obviously thinking the soldier is trying to keng. I hope sgt Justin, ren zong, nich, ren jie and jonas is punished for this. I really hope the army safety throughly investigates this incident and punishes the people involved. Its no point doing lip service to "safety" by adding it as a core value when safety is not given heed.

if anything happens to him, i believe its the fault of the commanders who did not know eve how to administer the proper procedure for Heat Stroke, wasting vital time before his temperature reached 42deg. As well as commanders who dont understand the seriousness of the uninteruppted rest that is required as per training safety regulation, especially for high key activities.

 

Source: https://www.facebook.com/imo.dave.52/posts/105243353678327

May 2, 2018

And the jokers at MINDEF decide to posthumously promote Dave to CFC and award him RECON tabs.........what is this, a knee-jerk pathetic PR damage control exercise? How would that bring him back from the dead?

May 2, 2018

RIP Dave.

 

May 2, 2018

At least GMS makes sense this time in his FB post.

 

https://www.facebook.com/gohmengseng.freedom/posts/10214582319684887

 

Message to Mindef

 

When are you going to provide adequate insurance coverage to all army personnel?

 

The army has already underpaid our boys in National Service, the only decent thing for the army to do is to provide adequate insurance coverage for all.

 

The Ministry of Defence has the highest annual budget allocation and it should not focus only on the military hardware but the needs of our NSmen should also be taken care of.

 

While unfortunate incidents do happen but at the very least, adequate financial compensation should be made available at all times. Without a comprehensive insurance coverage for all NSmen serving our Nation, there is no way to cover the financial needs of the family in the aftermath.

 

If you think this is about politics, that’s your problem. This is about life and death, risk management and financial sustainability for the families of those who died in their tour of duty.

 

It is utter rubbish to underpay National Servicemen and yet expect them to buy their own insurance! Any responsible company dealing with high risk jobs would have insured their workers... even your domestic helpers aka maids are all required to be insured by the employers via law. Why would SAF be exceptional in this aspect?

 

On the other hand, Inexperience young officers should not be put in charge of training. Training should be conducted by professionally qualified trainers. Young officers who are just serving their NS do not have the needed maturity and life experience to make proper judgement.

May 2, 2018Edited: May 2, 2018

In the end the SAF commanders and officers supposedly involved will get away clean. Remember Dominique Sarron Lee's case?

 

My dearest Dom, my heart continues to bleed for you. It has been 3 years and 10 months since you were taken from me and still, I haven't been able to get any closure.

Today, Honourable Judicial Commissioner Kannan Remesh ruled that I have no case against those responsible for your death - the SAF and the 2 officers who did not follow the training exercise SOP. He also ruled that I have to pay for their legal costs. Dom, how can I possibly pay them for taking away your life? Where is the justice? It seems, the price I paid has not been enough. Your death has not been high enough a price for SAF and the 2 officers, and now, not enough for Honourable Remesh, it seems.

They must be right, of course - the judge, the ministers, the SAF and their officers. They are experts in their fields. Individuals who studied and trained for years to be in their current positions. What do I know? I'm only a mother to two sons. I only know to love my sons, to nurture them to become young men who will do right by others, to live with dignity, decency and human compassion. What do I know? They are the experts in their fields. They must know best. They do no wrong.

Dom, in these past 3+ years, I have been worn-down, beaten and defeated by the very government I taught you to trust; worn-down, beaten and defeated by the very system I counseled you to have faith in; worn-down, beaten and defeated by the very people I advised you to respect and honor.

Dom, forgive me. I taught you wrong.

https://www.facebook.com/DomSarronLee/posts/1101107319933865

May 2, 2018

MOTHERFUCKING Malaysians mocking and laughing at our dead serviceman. Called him nerd and faggot .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Another insensitive twat........looks like he deleted his FB page.

 

Ain't Cicak Man that dumb Malaysian lizard superhero character?

 

 

May 6, 2018

Sigh.......boy is gone already, is it so difficult to show some respect for the dead?

 

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