At the meeting, delegates recalled heroic traditions of the division in general and the regiment in particular. Reportedly, Regiment 1 was established in November 20, 1963. During the national resistance war against the U.S. invaders, the regiment joined a number of major campaigns and achieved various glorious victories.

An art exchange at the event

The regiment was honored three times with the title Hero of the People’s Armed Forces. Especially, the Ba Gia victory (taking place from May 29 to May 31, 1965 in Tay Son Tinh area in Quang Ngai province) was then linked with the nickname of the unit.

Delegates at the event

Over the past time, war veterans of the unit have well implemented traditional education work and supported each other in daily life. Recently, the regiment’s liaison board has mobilized all members to raise fund to help a comrade repair house, worth totally over VND 40 million. Besides, they have also regularly visited and presented gifts to needy households and poor students with good academic outcomes.

Translated by Minh Anh