Troubled veteran receives house of gratitude

PANO – The Army Academy in Da Lat on December 9 held a ceremony to hand over a gratitude house to a war veteran in Hiep Thanh hamlet, Tam Bo commune, Di Linh district, Lam Dong province.

Senior Colonel Dau Van Nam (right) handing over the house to veteran Ho Thi Hoa

Beneficiary is veteran Ho Thi Hoa, a widow who used to live in an old and downgraded house with her three children and suffers a lot of difficulties.

The VND-100-million house was built from the donation of the academy’s troops, Tuan Quynh – Da Lat Ltd. Co., and the Tam Bo commune People’s Committee. It has one living room, two bedrooms and one kitchen.

Addressing the ceremony, Senior Colonel Dau Van Nam, Deputy Political Commissar of the academy said that the presentation of the house is part of the activities in celebration of the 70th National Resistance Day (December 19, 1946-2016) and the 72th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (December 22, 1944-2016). He also asked the academy’s relevant bodies to continue supporting Ms. Hoa’s family to ensure adequate life.

Translated by Trung Thanh

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