Charity work:The reason why I brought up charity work is because you said “Maybe if you all cast your bitter prejudices aside because you never did as well in school as scholars did, you'd be able to see the sense that the rest of the world always knew.” You are implying that getting a scholarship and doing well in school is the definition of happiness, and unhappiness on the part of others stem from not achieving this aim. Commanders who breached training and discipline regulations in this incident failed in their duties and have been dealt with accordingly. Not all this are applicable in the stat boards and people do not appreciate being treated like a recruit or junior officer out there. Things could have been very different for United that Saturday afternoon. Stat boards are NOMINALLY not political. Look at the list and you'll find that most of our ministers, perm secretaries, minister of state, CEO of GLCs are ex SAFOS. Home » Forums » Lifestyle » National Service Knowledge-Base; HWZ Forums. Drop me an. because truth is you. dats teh fact lah bros. You want to … Dong Fangzhou: £3.5m from Dalian Shide. Condolezza is primarily an academic, not a corporate person. Regards,SKH, [Quote: the SAFOS were groomed for political position right from the start of their service? Rather, they are smart people (albeit not particularly risk-taking) who just do not have relevant qualifications for the private sector. It's a well-known fact. The highest white horse class is that of "son of minister". Whereas, even if you tried to get a SAFOS scholarship now by redoing your A levels, you won't even smell the grass on the courts.P/S: Point no.2, the "scholar platoon" or "scholar company" is on par, even not more privileged than the "white horse platoon". as a "Operation Manager" who did nothing and heard that the pay is like 5000 per month to match his salary scale in army. He wanted to be elsewhere, and supporters could not bear to watch a player whose every action seemed to constitute a rejection of their club. don't be sore if it isn't yours. In fact, one of the criteria for SAFOS, besides sterling academic results and impressing ECA records, is outstanding performance in OCS. Maybe if you all cast your bitter prejudices aside because you never did as well in school as scholars did, you'd be able to see the sense that the rest of the world always knew. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has encouraged teams to sign Colin Kaepernick, adding the league will also welcome the quarterback's off-the-field guidance on social justice. This is NOT due to their lack of capabilities, but simply due to habits formed from spending most of their career in a very 'unique' work environment!Regards,SKH----That's the point I am trying to make... the army didn't provide a good place for them to be developed into stats board heads, but they are often placed as stats board heads.. kind of mismatch. Spending 20 over years in the army shapes your thinking. In the next training session, he didn't recognise me. Commander Regrets Not Heeding AWOL NSF’s Call For Help. If you wish to include people only tangentially or nominally linked to the commander as being managed and led by them, then a CEO at DHL would have over 3.5 million + 170 000 people under him as every delivery boy and customer are served and managed in some way by him. United's most expensive signing of all time is still adored by fans, but Ferguson never worked out how to get the best from him. Fans wanted big-money purchases, but the manager saw the bigger picture. I am simply pointing out that Agagooga has ignored the difference in perspective between NSFs and Regulars that results in vastly different attitudes to SAF.Regards,SKH P.s. I thought my post was about showing how the perspectives between the two are different? As a volunteer for SWB Boston for the past three years, Saf (pictured far right) has served in a variety of roles: coaching, tutoring, driving, and supporting special events. I suggest you calm down and maybe take up yoga. However, I do not see how dissing the background (versus the arguments) of those you argue with helps your case. Oh, Colin Powell resigned on his own. Ferguson loved Ronaldo and was always keen to emphasise the bravery of the attacker, who was willing to carry the ball and make things happen. 10. He inspired the team that won the inaugural Premier League; he scored the penalties in the 1994 FA Cup final to set up the club's first Double and he kept alive the aura of the No7 shirt. ", 2. Funny shit, sad shit, serious shit. However, I applaud your ingenius insight that shone in the remaining points.-Someone Who Knows Better. I just feel that you should be more enlightened and edified on certain essential facts about the SAF scholarship system before you post an ill-informed rant on it. That way you also get to understand the organisation and civil service in general, and actually *know something* about the people you're "managing" (ie Not slaves and fellow slavemasters)SKH: "I am simply pointing out that Agagooga has ignored the difference in perspective between NSFs and Regulars that results in vastly different attitudes to SAF."Eh? 1. Bloody hell". All i want to do now is to go to China and do that photo project of rural China that I have always longed to do. You should be clearer about that, and change the title of your tirade to "WHY DO NON SCHOLARS SIGN ON?" UK to start hotel quarantine this month amid criticism of delay. 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