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Enlisting in NS Early

Postby nsquiries » Sun, 04 Nov 2018 1:47 am

Hi, I am currently studying overseas and I am considering enlisting early in NS at 16.5 instead of 18.

Has anyone enlisted early before? and what are the pros/cons of enlisting early? Also would I be able to return overseas and study 11th grade at 18 years old after completing my service?

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Re: Enlisting in NS Early

Postby PNGMK » Thu, 08 Nov 2018 9:11 am

Pro get it done. Con being young and vulnerable. And yes you could go overseas to complete education afterwards. Apply for a 364 day exit permit. Good plan actually.
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Re: Enlisting in NS Early

Postby bgd » Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:08 am

Refreshing change, normally it's delay or avoid.

Age definitely could be an issue, but if you're a mature 16.5 and physically able then you'd be fine.

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Re: Enlisting in NS Early

Postby PNGMK » Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:44 am

bgd wrote:Refreshing change, normally it's delay or avoid.

Age definitely could be an issue, but if you're a mature 16.5 and physically able then you'd be fine.

It's an excellent idea for those who want to get NS out of the way before resuming their education, esp if they are fit and able.
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