The northern border defence war in 1979 has demonstrated Vietnam’s strength and intelligence in critical situations. The art of command during that war is analysed in an article by Associate Professor and Doctor Ho Khang, former deputy director of the Vietnam Military History Institute.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has commended Army Corps 16 under the Ministry of Defence on its role in local socio-economic development and defence-security maintenance during his visit to the military corps in the southeast province of Binh Phuoc on August 20.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 24 met with veterans of the 3rd Army Corps who fought in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) Front in the resistance war against the US.
Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh on April 27 visited Army Corps No 12 under the Ministry of Defence, which was in charge of transporting personnel and ammunitions to the southern front through the legendary Ho Chi Minh trail during the resistance war against US imperialists.