Captain (NS) (DR) YUAN Jing is trained in surgery, critical care, trauma and acute care. From 2020-2021, he was a SAR officer and a key appointment holder in 1 Medical Squadron, the RSAF medical unit specializing in SAR and heli-medevac operations. While on active-duty, he scrambled for various SAR and heli-medevac missions to the South China Sea. He is currently on reserve as he pursues further medical training in Singapore.
Exploring the Singaporean Air Force’s SAR/Medevac unit
Captain Yuan Jing and Lieutenant Colonel Feng Wei tell AirMed&Rescue how the RSAF carries out search and rescue and medevac operations in the South China Sea