MINDEF encourages Singaporeans to watch its series on women soldiers, calls it ‘real deal’
Titled Into The Fray: The Making Of A Female Soldier, the series was first uploaded in 2015.
Jack Neo’s latest film Ah Girls Go Army has stirred a bit of commotion ever since its release on Feb 1.
Moviegoers and film reviews have commented on the film’s unrealistic and stereotypical portrayal of women soldiers.
Amid the conversations, on Feb 4, MINDEF reposted the trailer of a series on women soldiers on its Facebook page with a caption that said “What’s women’s BMT like? Watch the real deal here!”
Titled Into The Fray: The Making Of A Female Soldier, the series by MINDEF was first uploaded in 2015.
[Trailer] Into the Fray: The Making of a Female Soldier
What's women's BMT like? Watch the real deal here! 💪🏻👩 If you missed our “Into the Fray: The Making of a Female Soldier” web series back in the day, catch the action here. #throwback #flashbackfridayPosted by Ministry of Defence, Singapore (MINDEF) on Thursday, 3 February 2022
The series follows the journey of five female recruits – Aishah, Anithra, Emmeline, Rebekah and Vivian – from when they first enlisted to their Passing Out Parade.
Showing the challenges these women went through and how they overcame various tough situations, MINDEF’s series provides a deeper insight into female soldiers’ training.
Into The Fray: The Making Of A Female Soldier has a total of seven episodes, around six to nine minutes each. You can find the series on its YouTube channel.