Saluting the bravest soldiers on Chinese Army Day

Source: Published: 2017/8/1 15:17:18

Highlights: August 1, 2017 marks the 90th anniversary of the establishment of People’s Liberation Army (PLA). Here is a glimpse of their hard work in defending our country’s safety and saving people’s lives. Photos: VCG

  • A border guard, accompanied by an army dog, stands sentry in -40 C on March 6, 2014 in Heihe, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province. Photo: VCG

  • Two assistants direct the takeoff of carrier-borne J-15 fighter on the Liaoning on December 27, 2015. Photo: VCG

  • Soldiers from the Yunnan Armed Police Corps built a temporary wooden bridge with bare hands to evacuate people from a mud slide on August 18, 2010 in Gongshan county, Southwest China’s Yunnan Province. Photo: VCG

  • A naval diver prepares to search for people underwater as part of the rescue mission to save survivors of the sinking cruise ship Oriental Star on the Yangtze River on June 3 in Jingzhou, Central China’s Hubei Province. Photo: VCG

  • Soldiers from the Yunnan Armed Police Corps carry a wounded man on a stretcher out of the quake-hit mountainous area on September 7, 2012 in Zhaotong, Southwest China’s Yunnan Province. Photo: VCG

  • The Chinese honor guard, holding caskets containing the remains of 437 Chinese People’s Volunteers (CPV), arrive at the Taoxian International Airport in Shenyang, Northeast China’s Liaoning Province on March 28. The late CPV soldiers were killed in the Korean War (1950-53) and are transferred to China from South Korea. Photo: VCG

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