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Title: Responding to the tragedy of military training-related death
Authors: Loo, Bernard Fook Weng
Keywords: DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
Issue Date: 2008
Source: Loo, B. F. W. (2008). Responding to the tragedy of military training-related death. (RSIS Commentaries, No. 065). RSIS Commentaries. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
Series/Report no.: RSIS Commentaries, 065-08
Abstract: Fatalities as a result of military training is always regrettable. If the armed forces is to be credible and effective in war, military training has to tough and realistic. It means that fatalities as a result of military training may be unavoidable. Nevertheless, in a peacetime armed forces, it is important to remember that these fatalities still represent the ultimate sacrifice that a citizen-soldier, and his family that survives him, makes. The country therefore has to be demonstrably sorrowful and grateful for this sacrifice.
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: open
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