Over the past time, the brigade has well maintained weapons and equipment for training, combat readiness, and for natural disaster relief, and search and rescue missions.

In the coming time, General Giang asked the unit to promote political education to raise troops’ awareness and responsibility for mission implementation and maintain combat readiness, especially during the Lunar New Year festival (Tet).

Senior Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang (R) talks with a soldier of Brigade 239.

The same day, the Chief of the General Staff visited and presented gifts to troops and workers of Depot K27 and Mission 15 of the Staff Department of the General Department of Technical Services. He requested the unit to always maintain combat readiness, ensure safety, and celebrate a happy, safe, and economical Tet for troops.

* The same day, Lieutenant General Do Can, Deputy Director of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army, presented gifts and extended best wishes to troops of the Dak Lak provincial Military Command, Commando Brigade 198 of Commando Corps, Infantry Division of Military Region 5, Infantry Regiment 584 of the Dak Lak provincial Military Command, and Infantry Regiment 95 of Infantry Division 2.

At the meetings, General Can urged the units to embrace directives and resolutions of higher levels, raise the quality of training and combat readiness mission, and build a comprehensively strong unit.

He said that troops should enhance mass mobilization work, participate actively in hunger elimination and poverty reduction and new-styled rural area building while actively fighting schemes of hostile forces. Can urged units to cooperate with the local leadership to take good care of national contributors and needy locals and organize a happy, cozy and safe Tet for troops while staying alert.

Translated by Tran Hoai