Thousands of young people across the country voluntarily departed for military service today (Feb. 14), the Vietnam Military High Command has said.
Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai presents flowers to a recruit who is about to depart to begin his military service.
A young man from the Ba Dinh District of Hanoi says he is eager to take on new responsibilities.
A recruit from Thua Thien-Hue says goodbye to his friends and family before leaving for military service.
A family bids farewell to their son who signed up for military service.
Leader of the province of Thua-Thien Hue emphasizes it is an honour to serve in the Vietnam People’s Army.
Photos of an enlistment ceremony for new recruits in the province of Yen Bai.
Secretary of the Yen Bai Provincial Party Committee Pham Thi Thanh Tra says farewell to a young man.
Families wave goodbye to their sons.
Enlistment ceremony in Haiphong.
A young man holds back tears as he parts from his girlfriend.
An army officer pins stars to the uniform of a recruit.
Major General Nguyen Quang Cuong offer recruits in the city of Ha Long, Quang Ninh Province some words of wisdom.