The National Cadet Corps badge consists of a shield, with the symbol of the sun in the background. Ten golden beams radiate from the sun, symbolising the formation of our new country. Surrounding this sun is a blue ring, with the words, “National Cadet Corps”. Another 112 golden beams radiate outwards ending at the edge of the shield, symbolising unity and strength. Below the shield is a banner inscribed with the words, “Singapore”.
In the foreground is the lion, symbolising Bravery, Courage and Strength of the youths of Singapore. The sword held by the lion symbolises the Defence of our country. Sitting on top of the badge, is the State Crest. This symbolizes the fact that the National Cadet Corps is a national body, formed by the government of Singapore to serve the Nation’s youth.
The State Crest consists of a shield emblazoned with a white crescent moon and five stars against a red background. Red is symbolic of universal brotherhood and equality of man, and white signifies pervading and everlasting purity and virtue. The five stars represent the five ideals of democracy, peace, progress, justice and equality. Supporting the shield is a banner bearing the Republic’s motto, “Majulah Singapura”. The lion represents Singapore itself and the tiger, the island’s historical links with Malaysia.
To Serve with Pride and Dedication.
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