SOCIETY Updated at 14:01:39 03/03/2021  (Views:  73 )
Binh Thuan

Binh Thuan: Over 1,300 youths join the army

 BTO- In the morning of March 3rd, see-off ceremonies were solemnly held in many localities in Binh Thuan province for 1,302 youngsters to join the army. The events took place under the model of meaningful and quick ceremonies under the direction of the General Staff of Vietnam People’s Army in prevention of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Duong Van An attended a ceremony to see off newly-recruited soldiers  in Ham Thuan Bac district

Accordingly, in 2021, Binh Thuan has selected 1,302 young citizens eligible for military services (including 2 female soldiers) and 244 others for people’s police services. The qualification of newly- recruited servicemen in this year is higher than that of the previous year, particularly in terms of health quality, with 57% of new soldiers gaining the level 1 &2. Citizens aged from 18-20 account for nearly 90%. 13% of new recruits graduated from universities/colleges/vocational intermediate schools; 17 young soldiers are members of the Communist Party of Vietnam.

Earlier, local authorities have well performed work relating to selection and calling up on youths to join the army. Especially, all new soldiers were tested for Covid-19 before implementing their army services. As planned, those young soldiers of Binh Thuan will performed military services in the following units:  Navy Region 4 (220), the 2nd Corps (200), the Military Academy of Military Region 7  (2 female soldiers), Binh Thuan provincial Military Command (190); 302nd Infantry Division (310); National Shooting field 3 (70); 25th Combat Engineer Brigade (50); 96th Artillery Brigade (50); Binh Thuan provincial Border Guard Command (110); and 77th Air Defense Brigade (100).

Translated by Phuong Lan (Source: Binh Thuan Newspaper)

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