Members of Ba Ria - Vung Tau armed forces plant trees.

At the ceremony held by Minh Dam Regiment under the Ba Ria - Vung Tau provincial Military Command, its chief Senior Colonel Nguyen Tam Hung emphasized the importance of planting trees to beautify barracks, create shade for troops during their break-time, contributing to improving troops’ living standard.

According to Colonel Hung, this year, the regiment plans to build 3,500 trees. The unit will study to plant fruit and shade trees in the coming time.

Apart from planting trees, the unit has over the past time joined hands in taking care of and protecting 570 hectares of local forests, and actively participated in local forest fire prevention and control.

Troops of the Naval Region 2 Command join hands in making barracks green, clean, and beautiful.

The same day, in Vung Tau city, Ba Ria - Vung Tau province, the Naval Region 2 Command and its affiliates launched the tree-planting ceremony.

Senior Captain Dinh Van Thang, Second-in-Command of the Naval Region 2 Command, in his speech, emphasized the need to take care of, and develop a system of green trees and build green, clean and beautiful barracks and environment. He asked party committees and chains-of-command at all levels to boost dissemination of information and education to raise troops’ awareness of and responsibility for planting, managing and taking care of trees.

After the launching, naval troops planted more than 300 trees, including ornamental and fruit trees.

In the time ahead, the command and its affiliated agencies and units will plant additional 3,000 trees to make barracks green, clean and beautiful.

Leaders of the Dak Lak provincial Border Guard Command water a freshly-planted tree.

Also on May 19, the Border Guard Command of Dak Lak province offered incense, flowers to President Ho Chi Minh and launched the tree-planting activity.

At the event, border guards promised to plant 7,000 trees to beautify their barracks.

Over the past years, following Uncle Ho’s teachings, the border guard force of Dak Lak province has surmounted difficulties to achieve feats-of-arms, and firmly defend national borders and security.

Translated by Chung Anh