Parents' guide

Parents' guide

Understanding National Service (NS) and what it entails for your son is important towards supporting him as a family. A guide for parents of pre-enlistees.

Basic Military Training - The parents' Journey

Watch our video to find out what some parents of full-time National Servicemen have to say about NS.

Your son's NS commitments

An overview of NS commitments.

What you need to do

Supporting your son during NS

Medical concerns

If you would like to request for details on your son’s Physical Employment Standard.

Emergency contacts

Important contact numbers should you need to contact your son in case of emergencies during his basic training.

Overseas pre-enlistees

Important information if your son is residing overseas.