Early Tet on platform DK1-10

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 16:41:39

(VOVworld) – A ship of the Vietnamese Navy Zone 2 headed by Colonel Ngo Tri Ha, Deputy Commander of Navy Zone 2, paid a New Year visit this week to the DK1/10 platform at Ca Mau Shoal. On board were officers and men from Navy Zone 2 and a number of reporters. During their visit, the navy personnel joined the soldiers there in making Chung cakes and performing a formal ceremony.

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Tet gifts and staple goods were loaded on small boats to be delivered to the platform.

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The soldiers were excited to receive the guests and Tet gifts.

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Colonel Ngo Tri Ha, Deputy Commander of Navy Zone 2 and the soldiers on the platform held a conference to review 2016 operations and work out future plans.

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Colonel Ngo Tri Ha delivered Tet gifts from the President and the Ministry of Defense to the soldiers on the platform.

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A VOV representative gave Tet gifts to the soldiers.

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Soldiers made Chung cakes and recalled memories of Tet in their home village.

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Dong leaves are rare here.

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A solider decorating a yellow apricot tree for Tet.

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A solider taking a photo to send to his family. In 2010, a transmission station was set up to enable soldiers to have regular contact with their family.

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A music programs took place while the Chung cakes were being cooked.

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A young soldier reading a Tet letter from his friends on the mainland.

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