|Platoon commander and First Warrant Officer (1WO) Margaret Leon is the oldest serving female officer in the Singapore army.|
A sea of shirtless male recruits doing push-ups and sit-ups to the latest hip-hop or “dangdut” tunes on a weekday afternoon is not an unusual sight at the Basic Military Training Centre on Pulau Tekong.
What is unusual is the person leading the group: A 61-year-old grandmother, whose job is to turn these fresh-faced recruits into hardy soldiers and who can outrun these young men.
Her secret to keeping fit? A daily routine of exercise.
She also has the goods to show for it: She has been getting the gold award for the individual physical proficiency test (IPPT) every year in the last 43 years that she has served in the army.
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