At the event, Deputy Chief of the Department of Military Medicine Senior Colonel Nguyen Van Tuan briefed participants on the delegation’s preparation for the event in Uzbekistan.

Major General Do Van Thien speaks at the event.

According to the official, following the Defense Minister’s directive, the Department of Military Medicine in cooperation with defense agencies and military units selected 34 officers and soldiers for first-phase training. After the first-phase training, 24 qualified officers and soldiers have been selected for the Vietnamese military medical delegation. Of them, 14 have been organized into two teams (men’s and women’s) to train further for the games.

According to Tuan, since March 4, the team started the second phase training to improve skills at overcoming obstacles, using weapons and medical equipment, and dealing with medical emergencies according to the competition requirements.

An overview of the conference 

This year, the Vietnamese “Military Medical Relay Race” delegation will compete in three events, namely “Individual skill,” “Team championship,” and “Best driver.”

Speaking at the event, Political Commissar of the General Department of Logistics Major General Do Van Thien highly appreciated the team’s efforts in training for the event. Thien said that, despite high intensity training, members of the two competing teams, especially female ones, have exerted their utmost efforts to train competition contents. He urged all members to be fully aware of their great honor and responsibility while taking part in the 2021 Army Games. He requested them to train hard to achieve the highest possible results at the games.

General Thien also asked relevant agencies of the General Department of Logistics to ensure adequate supplies for the competing teams to train while Logistics College No.1 where troops are training to provide good training facilities, accommodation and food for the delegation.

Translated by Tran Hoai