The Last Stand: Battle of Pasir Panjang™

Description of Programme

The Battle of Pasir Panjang occurred during the last days of the Battle of Singapore, where Bukit Chandu (Opium Hill) was defended courageously by troops of the Malay Regiment. This tour explains the strategies and tactics adopted by Allied and Japanese troops, and the challenges they faced. Participants will understand the importance of determination and perseverance in shaping the outcome of battles, and learn to appreciate the sacrifice made by countless Allied personnel during the war. From it they will also understand the need for Commitment to Defence (C2D), the Singapore Armed Forces, and Total Defence. Programme includes a trivia quiz, a video screening at Haw Par Villa and a reflection session. Sites Covered a. Haw Par Villa b. Kent Ridge Park and Canopy Walk c. Reflections at Bukit Chandu – Outside/Inside (entry subject to availability) d. The former Alexandra Barracks – Outside e. HortCentre, HortPark

Learning Objective / Total Defence Pillars

1. Total Defence (Military, Social, Digital and Psychological Defence)

2. Learn about courage and fearlessness in the face of battle.

3. Understand the importance of esprit de corps in fostering unit cohesion.

Duration

4 hrs

Session Timings

Session 1: 0830 – 1230hrs
Session 2: 1300 – 1700hrs

Pricing (per participant)

With transport - 1 coach & 1 facilitator
Min 20-25 pax: $42.00
25-31 pax: $33.00
32-38 pax: $27.00

Without transport - 1 facilitator
Min/Max 20 pax: $25.00

Terms and Conditions

Amendments
a. The units will be allowed to make a one-time amendment to their booking, to be communicated to JPL in writing at least ten working days before the conduct of the NE Activity.
b. If the units submit an amendment to their booking less than ten working days before the conduct of the NE Activity, they will be charged an amendment fee.

Absentees
a. JPL will charge the full amount per participant who is absent from the NE Activity without any valid reason.
b. The charges will be waived in full for absent participants with a valid reason subject to a maximum of 10 per cent of the agreed number of participants.
c. The following valid reasons for absenteeism are:
c.i. Submit a valid medical certificate or relevant medical documentation, or
c.ii. Furnish certain compelling reasons which are unrelated to work commitments, such as compassionate leave
d. Relevant documentation must be provided within 5 working days of the completion of the NE Activity.

Cancellation
a. In the event that units request cancellation of confirmed NE Activities, JPL may impose cancellation charges on these units, if a cancellation notice is not received (in writing) at least 10 working days prior to the confirmed date of the Activity. The cancellation clauses will be as follows:

Cancellation notice (No. of Working Days) before confirmed date of NE Activity and maximum cancellation charges:
Less than 10 working days' notice - 10% of total fees for all participants
Less than 2 working days' notice - 50% of total fess for all participants
Less than 1 working days' notice - 100% of total fees










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