Last Charge of the Spartan Dragons

The Army Dragon Boat Regatta 2018 came to an end. Victories were won, tears were shed and memories were forged. As a racing season comes to a close, it is time to reflect back at the reasons and motivations behind the sport, particularly for the Spartan Dragons.

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M. Farhan Rais
3 Lessons Learnt from Jungle Confidence Course

The Jungle Confidence Course (JCC) is a 9 day mission with 4 back-to-back exercises in the jungles of Brunei. It is a test of a soldier’s navigation, endurance and survival skills. Unlike the terrain in Singapore and other overseas training sites, the Brunei jungle is especially unforgiving - particularly dense and mountainous. Other than the JCC badge awarded to those who pass, every soldier who goes through it walks away with lessons in self-discovery and bonds with the team they go through with.

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M. Farhan Rais
Illumi Run 2016

Missed the recent ZoukOut cause your parents won’t let you stay out after curfew? Fret not, the PG-rated, Halal-friendly and healthy lifestyle Illumi Run 2016 was back to offer some underage fun by the beach! Here’s a roundup of the events during the psychedelic night.

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Spartan Race 2016

This was probably the most fun you’ve had since the old army standard obstacle course (the manly one with the 2m jump and rundown). After a successful first run last year, the Spartan Race is back. If you think I’m crazy for saying that, stay far away cause the Spartan Super edition is not for the sheltered Singaporean soul. For the brave of heart, check out our photo diary for some grit, grime and grizzly.

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5 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy While Travelling

Singaporeans are pretty used to being a stone’s throw away from a neighbourhood sports complex, pushy commercial gym or some campaign shoving healthy lifestyle habits down their throats. So what do they do when there’s no tracking app to get them to take more steps by waving rewards? No need to go back to the Neanderthal ways of hunting for a workout. Here are some easy ways to stay healthy on the go.

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3 Life Lessons Learnt from Being a Sergeant

Many Singaporean men would have served National Service (NS) as Specialists (Non-Commissioned Officers). They are adept at force preparation, training and discipline. In their unique position having close rapport among the men and higher command, they would have picked up things only seen from their perspectives that can be applied outside the NS context. So here are some life lessons from a Sergeant.

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