My point: Incentive to pass IPPT: Good health

SINGAPORE - Achieving a healthy body is in itself an incentive to perform well in the Individual Physical Proficiency Test ("Review incentives for passing IPPT" by Mr Elgar Lee; last Saturday).

Attaining a good fitness level allows one to be free of illness and not have to spend money on visits to the doctor.

Although the monetary awards have not been increased in years, they should be seen as an "added incentive".

After all, the onus is on us, and not the Defence Ministry, to have a healthy body.

- Lee Kek Chin

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