At the ceremony

The ceremony was led by Senior Colonel Nguyen Anh Tuan, Deputy-Commander of the Naval Region 2 Command.

In his speech, Senior Colonel Le Van Trung, Deputy-Director of the Political Department of Naval Region 2 emphasized that generations of naval troops, especially those from Battalion DK1 of Naval Region 2 have brought into full play the nature and tradition of the heroic military of Vietnam, heightening their spirit for the Fatherland and for the cause of defending national seas and islands sovereignty.

The officer said that during task performance, many of them have bravely sacrificed their lives, brightening the image of Uncle Ho’s soldiers and of naval soldiers in the current period.

In a solemn atmosphere, on behalf of the mission, officer Trung affirmed that troops of the Navy in general and of Battalion DK1 in particular would continue to firmly safeguard the national sovereignty over seas and islands and the continental shelf.

Translated by Mai Huong