Defense News


(Written by Reporter Wu, Po-Yi from Military News Agency, Kaohsiung) 
Today, after trainees in Amphibious Warriors Battle Camp took AAV7 Amphibious Assault Vehicles to experience and understand excellent performances of equipment, the four-day battle camp was ended successfully. In these days, trainees have grown and changed by experiencing a military life. They hoped to join in All-Out Defense Summer Camp again in the future to support national armed forces in practice. In the morning, it was still sunny in Kaohsiung. However, the weather did not restrain trainees’ passion for participating in the activity. In the course in the last day of Amphibious Warriors Battle Camp, trainees visited LVT and AAV7 Amphibious Assault Vehicles and the demonstration of dynamic performances of vehicles one after another, which allowed trainees to take a close look at excellent performances of equipment and further understand affairs of national defense. Among all activities in the Camp, the riding of AAV7 Amphibious Assault Vehicles, which was deeply anticipated by trainees, was held today as the final activity. When the cadre led trainees to the activity, trainees all felt excited. After listening to instructions and safety guidelines from instructors, every trainee was dressed up and got on the vehicle to travel along Taoziyuan Beach, leaving the most unforgettable memory in this Camp. At noon, the closing dinner for Amphibious Warriors Battle Camp was held and hosted by Commander of Republic of China Marine Corps Lieutenant-General Chen. In the dinner, every trainee was awarded the training certificate and outstanding trainees were praised. The Camp also prepared birthday cakes and short films for trainees who were born in the month. Everyone had the most valuable memory this summer and looked forward to joining in the Camp next time.