HCMC: 2,000 youth join the armed forces

Over 2,000 youth from Ho Chi Minh City on February 25 left their homes to complete their military training.

Chairman Le Hoang Quan (R) meeting naval recruits. (Photo:SGGP)

Le Hoang Quan, Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City and representatives from the armed forces came to see off the new recruits in Tan Phu District yesterday. They all encouraged the young boys to diligently finish all duties set for them by the army.

On the same day, many districts in the city such as 3, 5,9,12, Tan Binh, Go Vap and Thu Duc also held a ceremony to bid adieu to new soldiers joining the armed forces.

The new recruits will serve in military zone 7, the city police, the city’s Fire Fighting division, the Prevention Police Department and the Navy.

The first batch of recruits this year had 100 young persons from Tan Binh and Tan Phu districts join the Navy.

746 youth from six districts of Lam Dong Province have just been recruited into the army. They will complete their military training in four regiments which are part of military zone 7.

By D.Hiep, N.Vien - Translated by Son Ha

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