After applauding its task performance over the past year, General Truong asked the division to continue to heighten troops’ political stance, strictly maintain military regulations and combat readiness posture, and join hands with local authorities and relevant forces to ensure social order.

In addition, the unit should celebrate a happy, cozy and safe Tet for troops while staying alert, and well prepare for the 2019 enlistment drive and training courses for the recruits.

Senior Lieutenant General Be Xuan Truong visits Regiment 852 of the Cao Bang provincial Military Command. Photo for illustration. Source:

* The same day, the Defense Ministry’s General Department of Logistics extended Tet wishes to troops of the Tay Ninh provincial Military Command.

* During the Tet, armed forces of Military Region 5 presented over 10,000 gift packages to local needy families of reserve forces.

* From January 26 to 31, Military Region 7 sent missions to visit, gift and extend Tet wishes to localities in the Southeastern region, its affiliated units, local Vietnamese heroic mothers, and policy beneficiaries.

* The Vinh Hai Border Post of the Soc Trang provincial Border Guard Command associated with sponsors to gift 130 poor Khmer ethnic minority people in Vinh Hai and Lac Hoa communes, Vinh Chau town, Soc Trang province.

Meanwhile, Naval Brigade 189 of the Vietnam People’s Navy and other organizations handed over gifts to over 340 poor families of the Raglai ethnic minority group in Cam Lam district, Khanh Hoa province.

* On January 31, Companies 75 and 715 of Army Corps 15 held a number of activities to celebrate the Tet festival along with a worshiping ritual to pray for a bumper crop in the next season.

Translated by Van Hieu