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Published:April 5th, 2011 16:56 EST

Nation Of Singapore Mortified: Wimpy Soldier An Embarrassment

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A Singaporean soldier who was photographed with a maid carrying his rucksack has undergone counselling and is `remorseful` over his behaviour, the defence ministry said.

The picture, circulated by local media then seen around the world after spreading on the Internet, had sparked outrage and concern that recruits to Singapore`s armed forces are `softies`."

AFP

The island nation of Singapore doesn`t face any threats from its neighbors, and it really doesn`t matter if Singaporean soldiers have munitions or lingerie in their backpacks.

However, I cringed when I saw the image of the maid carrying the soldier`s backpack. This one wimpy soldier has forever tarnished the reputation of Singapore.

This sissified soldier doesn`t require counseling, he needs Mr. T to go medieval on him. He should be dishonorably discharged from the army after Mr. T has forced him to eat his backpack.

I hope that America never asks Singapore to join an international coalition to unseat a dictator. On second thought might not be a bad idea, the dictator might die laughing.

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