Primary mission of NS? To teach discipline and values to young, survey findings show

Primary mission of NS? To teach discipline and values to young, survey findings show
Members of the Singapore Armed Forces during the march pass at the SAF Day Parade at Safti Military Institute on July 1, 2013. The primary mission for National Service is to instil discipline and values among the young, according to a new study on perceptions on the rite of passage.

The survey, conducted by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) between July and September, was commissioned by the high-level Committee to Strengthen National Service that is spearheading ongoing discussions on how to increase support and commitment to NS. It is the first-ever study on NS that is done by an independent research outfit and revealed to the public.


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