What can you expect as a full-time National Serviceman in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF)? Find out more before you enlist so that you can prepare yourself for the transition into uniformed Service. Life in a disciplined organisation can be a unique experience!

Ranks and drill commands

Learn to recognise the ranks and basic drill commands.

Basic Military Training

A brief introduction on what you can expect during Basic Military Training (BMT).


Training safety during National Service is taken very seriously. Find out about the safety measures in the SAF.

After basic training

Vocation training and selection for leadership courses after BMT.

Items issued

Learn about some training equipment and items you will be issued with. Check out the list in this page.

Living in camp

Find out what life in camp is like.

Contacts for your family

Contact numbers for your family members in case of emergencies during BMT.

Where to seek help

Where you can turn to for counselling, financial assistance and help with grievances.