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Singapore soldier 'remorseful' over maid backpack gaffe (draftee had maid carry his backpack...)
BBC News ^ | 4-5-2011

Posted on 08/24/2011 11:00:03 AM PDT by Renfield

A Singaporean soldier who was pictured with a maid carrying his backpack has identified himself to his commander and undergone counselling, officials say.

The soldier was "remorseful", defence official Col Desmond Tan said in a letter published in the Straits Times.

The recruit was undergoing physical training prior to basic training.

The image, which was first published on social media sites, has led to debate in Singapore on whether conscripts and their training are tough enough....

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Military/Veterans; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: military; singapore; wimpy

An image of a maid carrying a soldier's bag was published by local media

1 posted on 08/24/2011 11:00:13 AM PDT by Renfield
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To: Renfield

Likely, Not Guilty.


2 posted on 08/24/2011 11:04:16 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: All

Another news item concerning a military person that you might have missed:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-state-of-nova/post/woodbridge-soldier-accused-of-sex-with-plastic-doll/2011/07/06/gIQA5kPs0H_blog.html


3 posted on 08/24/2011 11:06:06 AM PDT by Renfield (Turning apples into venison since 1999!)
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To: Renfield

Nice if you can afford it.We didn’t have the money,so my mother had to carry my pack. Thanks,again mom!


4 posted on 08/24/2011 11:07:22 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: Renfield
I think I've seen this guy before


5 posted on 08/24/2011 11:09:35 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Renfield

Women demand equal rights and because of that carry on lady. A little different because I guess she is a paid employee but still. Women demanded equal rights and that is what men are giving them and still complain.....will women ever be happy? (JK).


6 posted on 08/24/2011 11:30:06 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Renfield

why didn’t John Kerry think of that??


7 posted on 08/24/2011 11:30:41 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: dfwgator; yorkie; tiapam


Some people are sooo lucky.
8 posted on 08/24/2011 11:34:15 AM PDT by Cardhu
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To: Renfield
Wait'll he gets married...


9 posted on 08/24/2011 11:43:50 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Cardhu

good grief. and I thought we were soft..


10 posted on 08/24/2011 11:54:57 AM PDT by RitchieAprile (The Democrat Party is a continuing criminal enterprise..)
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To: Cardhu
"Some people are sooo lucky."

And some aren't!!

LOL!!

11 posted on 08/24/2011 11:56:59 AM PDT by tiapam (One Nation Under God !)
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To: dfwgator

That picture has shaped a lot of my attitude toward marriage.
I don’t want to be that guy. I want to be his exact opposite.


12 posted on 08/24/2011 11:58:02 AM PDT by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Renfield

It’s a very traditional idea for those who can afford it.

Campfollowers, too.


13 posted on 08/24/2011 12:04:48 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: Renfield

What is the ethnicity/origin of the ‘Little Jim’ name?


14 posted on 08/24/2011 12:16:01 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles.)
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To: Little Ray; Cardhu; tiapam
"I want to be his exact opposite."


Guess you wouldn't want to be in his shoes...
Poor guy. He's the REAL loser in this 'match made in heaven'.


15 posted on 08/24/2011 12:47:50 PM PDT by yorkie
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To: Renfield


16 posted on 08/24/2011 12:49:39 PM PDT by Bon mots ("When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...")
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To: Renfield


17 posted on 08/24/2011 12:55:52 PM PDT by Bon mots ("When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...")
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To: yorkie

I would rather carry my wife or carry for her. I would never leave the all the work to her (unless she insisted...).


18 posted on 08/24/2011 1:02:11 PM PDT by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Little Ray
"Unless she insisted..."

She won't.

19 posted on 08/24/2011 1:06:01 PM PDT by yorkie
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To: yorkie

Dunno. Only so many people can fit in the kitchen at the same time. Some things she’s good at, some things I am. Some I do just to take up the slack like laundry or cleaning up after dinner. So she does ‘cause I’m naturally lazy.
I’m firmly convinced that staying home with the kids is harder than going to work.


20 posted on 08/24/2011 1:21:01 PM PDT by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Little Ray
I’m firmly convinced that staying home with the kids is harder than going to work.

You must have a shockingly easy job.

21 posted on 08/24/2011 10:10:35 PM PDT by IDontLikeToPayTaxes
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To: IDontLikeToPayTaxes

Just an enjoyable one.
And “shockingly difficult” children on a rapid approach to teenagerdom.


22 posted on 08/25/2011 5:33:01 AM PDT by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: GladesGuru

he looks white in the link. But it doesn’t matter, a perv’s a perv


23 posted on 08/29/2011 12:54:21 AM PDT by Cronos ( W Szczebrzeszynie chrzaszcz brzmi w trzcinie I Szczebrzeszyn z tego slynie.)
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