Major General Phan Tuan Tai, Deputy Commander of Military Zone 7, received a delegation from the US Pacific Command on December 11, according to Quan doi Nhan dan ( People’s Army ) newspaper .

At the reception, Major General Tai briefed the US team led by Admiral Samuel J. Locklear on the zone’s establishment and development, and expressed his hope that the guests’ visit will help intensify the friendship cooperation and mutual understanding between the two armies.

Samuel J. Locklear congratulated the armed forces of Military Zone 7 on the occasion of its 68 th anniversary and voiced his wish that the zone will see strong development in the coming time.-VNA