These activities demonstrated the gratitude and responsibility of border troops to former generations who sacrificed for the national salvation cause and contributed to promoting the image of Uncle Ho’s soldiers. 

Marking the day, the Naval Region 2 Command held various activities in commemoration of martyrs and in gratitude of wounded soldiers and policy families in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province.

Lighting candles in commemoration of fallen soldiers

On July 27, a mission of the naval region, led by its Political Commissar Senior Captain Do Van Yen, offered incense at Long Son Temple. Long Son Temple is built to honor war martyrs who laid down their lives for the national liberation and reunification cause.

The mission also visited and presented 420 gifts to policy families in Long Son commune, Vung Tau city. During the meeting, the naval region’s Political Commissar expressed deep gratitude to wounded and sick soldiers, martyrs’ families, and national contributors and affirmed the naval region’s care for those people. 

On the occasion, the Naval Region 2 Command handed over gifts, worth VND 158 million in total, to local wounded soldiers, martyrs’ relatives, and families who have made great contributions to the revolution.

Earlier, 200 personnel of Naval Region 1 and local youths lit candles in commemoration of fallen soldiers at War Cemetery of Thien Huong commune, Hai Phong city’s Thuy Nguyen district. 

In a solemn atmosphere, participants lit more than 200 candles on martyrs’ graves.

This activity demonstrated naval youths’ gratitude to the sacrifices of former generations to the national liberation, national construction, and defense cause. It was also an opportunity for youths to learn about the glorious tradition of the nation, so as to have practical activities to enrich the tradition.

On the occasion, the Naval Region 1 Command presented 230 gifts, worth VND 100 million in total, to policy families.

Translated by Tran Hoai