The seeing-off ceremony of Hoan Kiem District took place at the square in front of the
Hanoi Opera House. Recruits saluted the colors.
Seventy young men of Hoan Kiem District joined the army this time. Recruits are divided
into two groups. The first group joins regiment 2 in Lang Son province, near the Vietnam-China border.
The second group joins Brigade 205, communication arm.
A girl in tears.
A mother bursts into tears.