Female flag-raising squad rises to the occasion at Southwest University

Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: 2017/3/13 19:27:09

Highlights: Chongqing’s only female flag-raising squad of colleges and universities was established at Southwest University in 2007. The 34 members of the flag-raising squad are selected from 20 campuses in Southwest University. Candidates for the squad must be over 1.68-meters tall and have “good military qualities.” They were responsible for raising, lowering and protecting the flag while Southwest University holds assemblies. Photos: CFP

  • The members of Chongqing’s only female flag-raising squad of colleges and universities march at Southwest University in China’s Chongqing on March 12, 2017. Photo: CFP

  • The members of Chongqing’s sole female national flag-raising squad of colleges and universities are in process of queue training at Southwest University in China’s Chongqing on March 12, 2017. Photo: CFP

  • An officer of the flag-raising squad checks the appearances and uniforms of members at Southwest University in China’s Chongqing on March 12, 2017. Photo: CFP

  • Members of Chongqing’s flag-raising squad stand to attention at Southwest University in China’s Chongqing on March 12, 2017. Photo: CFP






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