15th Anniversary Special: Evolution of HomeTeamNS

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Mr K Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law, along with Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development and former President of HomeTeamNS; Mr Amrin Amin, former Member of Parliament; Mr Hoong Wee Teck, Commissioner of SPF; and COMR Eric Yap, Commissioner of SCDF, at the official opening of HomeTeamNS Tampines in 2017.

Over 15 years, HomeTeamNS has evolved to meet new trends — all while keeping members’ needs front and centre.

Whether you’re preparing for your first in-camp training (ICT) IPPT or celebrating your newborn’s first-month anniversary, you’ll find a reliable partner in HomeTeamNS. Since our inception 15 years ago, we have prided ourselves on being there for you at every stage of your life, constantly evolving our offerings and programmes to meet the changing needs of Home Team NSmen. It’s our way of recognising your commitment to keeping Singapore safe and secure.


Mr Wong Kan Seng, former Minister for Home Affairs, and Assoc Prof Ho Peng Kee, former President of HomeTeamNS, at the Official Opening of CDANS Batok Mas Golf Range in 2002.

HomeTeamNS is formed, merging the Civil Defence Association for National Servicemen (CDANS) and Singapore Police Association for National Servicemen (SPANS). The new body is set up to better recognise the needs and contributions of Home Team NSmen.


Mr Teo Chee Hean, former Deputy Prime Minister, along with Mr Masagos Zulkifli, former President of HomeTeamNS, at the Official Re-opening of HomeTeamNS clubhouses in 2014.

HomeTeamNS revamps its clubhouses, as well as unveils its new logo and new membership card.


Mrs Josephine Teo becomes the first female President of HomeTeamNS. That same year marks the opening of HomeTeamNS Tampines, the first new clubhouse to open since the merger of CDANS and SPANS.


HomeTeamNS Khatib Clubhouse opens, boasting the largest HomeTeamNS gym to date. Other attractions of the five-storey, 21,000-sqm complex include a 14-m indoor slide (one of the longest in Singapore) and an Olympic-size swimming pool.

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