Hi, I'm currently serving my NS in Pulau Tekong. I'm in the PTP batch (PES A/B1) and it's only the first week that my buddy is gonna leave our company to the obese batch due to his BMI exceeding. I wanna know whether there's a chance I will get a buddy after transitioning from PTP to BMT and if y'all can share your experience here! I'm kinda worried now.. Thanks :)
Because NS life is different from civilian life before enlistment, there are many adjustments you need to make.
A good way to cope is to get support from your buddy and fellow recruits. They are going through the same tough training as you, so talking to one another will help relieve some tension.
In most evenings during your leisure time, you’ll also have some time to call your family or loved ones to talk. They can give you emotional support during NS.
You can have a one-on-one interview sessions with your officer to highlight any problems you may have. If you have a personal or family problem that need to be addressed, do let the officer know—he may be able to give you some advice or time off to settle your problems.
You will also have access to Orientation Officers who may be able to help you if the need arises.