Reaching your Operationally Ready Date (ORD) signals the first step in your ORNS journey – from a full-time National Serviceman (NSF) to an Operationally Ready National Serviceman (NSman)
Here's a quick overview of your roles and responsibilities as an NSman in your ORNS journey.
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Your SAF100 will also instruct you on your reporting attire. Please visit the SAF eMarts if you need to replace and replenish your personal equipment.
You will be placed on Manning to maintain your operational readiness. During these periods, you must be ready at any time to report to your Mobilisation Centre upon activation. You will be notified by phone and codewords representing your unit broadcast through mass media like TV and radio.
You can also take 10 sessions of IPPT Preparatory Training (IPT) to fulfil your IPPT requirements instead.
You must take up to 20 sessions of Remedial Training (RT) in your next IPPT Window if you: