Military Region 1 cares for martyr’s family

A delegation of Military Region 1, led by Deputy Political Commissar, Major General Nguyen Dinh Chieu, on July 23 handed over a charity house to Ms. Hoang Thi Mai - wife of Martyr Do Manh Le in My Cau village, Tan My commune, Bac Giang city, Bac Giang province.

Martyr Do Manh Le laid down his life in 1978 in the Southwestern theater and now his wife is leading a hard life and living in a badly deteriorating house.

Learning the situation of the martyr's wife, the Command of Military Region 1 donated VND 70 million and assigned the Bac Giang provincial Military Command to raising more fund for the reconstruction of the house. The fund raised by Military 1 and the martyr's family has helped rebuild an 80sq.m house at the cost of VND 400 million for Ms. Hoang Thi Mai.

On this occasion, the delegation also visited and inquired after wounded and sick soldiers at the Convalescent Center for National Contributors of Bac Giang province. On behalf of the Ministry of National Defense, Major General Nguyen Dinh Chieu handed over VND 10 million of the Ministry and another VND 10 million of Military Region 1 to the center. The delegation then presented gifts worth VND 1 million each to 16 wounded and sick soldiers at the center.

Source: People's Army Newspaper