|calendar>>January 10. 2012 Juch 101|
Rally of KPA Service Personnel Held to Renew Their Pledge
|Pyongyang, January 10 (KCNA) -- A solemn rally of service personnel of the three services of the Korean People's Army took place at the plaza of the Kumsusan Memorial Palace on Monday to renew their pledge to implement the behests of leader Kim Jong Il and remain true to the leadership of Supreme Commander Kim Jong Un .
Present there were Ri Yong Ho, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the C.C., the Workers' Party of Korea and chief of the General Staff of the KPA, Kim Yong Chun, member of the Political Bureau of the C.C., the WPK, vice-chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and minister of the People's Armed Forces, Kim Jong Gak, alternate member of the Political Bureau of the C.C., the WPK and first vice-director of the General Political Bureau of the KPA, officials of the Ministry of the People's Armed Forces and service personnel of the KPA.
The participants observed a moment's silence in humblest reverence in memory of Kim Jong Il.
A message of pledge to Kim Jong Un, supreme leader of the WPK and the Korean people, was read out by Ri Yong Ho at the rally.
All the service personnel of the KPA more keenly felt the mission of the arms of Mt. Paektu through the unswerving Songun will of Kim Jong Un who solemnly declared that he would accomplish the revolutionary cause of Juche the way Kim Jong Il did with a firm hold on the party and the army during the mourning in December in bitter tears, the message said.
The service personnel of the three services of the KPA see an immensely rosy future of Kim Il Sung's nation and Kim Jong Il's Korea and feel firmly convinced of a reunified thriving nation, when watching Kim Jong Un standing at the forefront commanding post of the revolution, shouldering upon himself the destiny of the country and the nation, it noted, and went on:
We will build a ten thousands-fold bulwark for protecting the supreme commander and become rifles and bombs to serve as Kim Jong Un first line lifeguards and Kim Jong Un first line death-defying corps by more dynamically conducting the movement for winning the title of the O Jung Hup-led Seventh Regiment, holding high the slogan "Let Us Defend the Party Central Committee Headed by the dear respected Comrade Kim Jong Un with Our Lives!" despite any storm and stress.
We will lead the whole country and all the people in the general offensive to carry out the tasks laid in the decision of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, the joint calls of the C.C. and the Central Military Commission of the WPK and the joint New Year editorial and bring about uninterrupted innovations in combat training, arms and equipment mobilization preparations, the establishment of steel-like military discipline and noble moral traits and lifestyle and the bolstering of companies.
We will successfully play the role as a standard-bearer and shock brigade in the grand advance for this year to significantly commemorate the centenary of birth of President Kim Il Sung, the 70th birth anniversary of Kim Jong Il and the 80th anniversary of the foundation of the KPA.
The message stressed that the whole army would more sharply whet the bayonets of the revolution so that it may dash ahead like the wind and wipe out the enemies to the last one if they intrude into the inviolable sky, land and seas of the country even 0.001 mm and thus accomplish the historic cause of national reunification without fail.
Loudly shouting "Devoted Defence of Kim Jong Un!" and "National Reunification" in response to the message of pledge, all the participants made a solemn pledge to carry through the behests of Kim Jong Il and remain true to the leadership of Kim Jong Un.
Speeches were made at the rally to evince their resolutions on behalf of service personnel of the three services of the KPA.
Noting that all the officers and men of the KPA are the descendants of the President and soldiers and disciples of Kim Jong Il, who have grown up under the care of the great persons born of Mt. Paektu, the speakers pledged themselves to hold the President and Kim Jong Il in high esteem for all ages and firmly defend and glorify the Songun revolutionary feats of Kim Jong Il for all eternity.
There was a march past of the service personnel of the three services of the KPA at the plaza.
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