Addressing the award ceremony, which also aimed to celebrate the
force’s 60 th founding anniversary, President Truong Tan Sang hailed
the great achievements that the force has gained over the past time.
He suggested the force continue doing its best to fulfill its duties
in the context of increasingly complicated and unforeseeable
developments in the regional and world situation.
The guard force has been granted numerous noble rewards before,
including the title “People’s Armed Force Hero in the Renewal Period,”
and the Golden Star Order, among others.
60 years ago on
February 16, 1953, President Ho Chi Minh signed Decree No. 141 to
establish the guard department, precursor of the National Guard Force