He went round the company barracks built according to the standard design of barracks.
He learned in detail about temperature in a warm bed room and the heating system. He said that a good heating system would enable soldiers to live in a warm room even in cold winter and make successes in combat and political training in good health.
Satisfied to see an education room, center for political and ideological education, he underscored the need to conduct education in the greatness of the leaders, education in
Watching with broad smile on his face the barracks nestled in dense woods, he noted the surrounding environment is very excellent. He called for planting more trees and taking good care of them in the future, too, and turning areas around the barracks of the sub-unit and mountains near it into thick woodland, forests and orchards.
Going round military installations of the company, he learned about its combat preparedness and training.
He was satisfied to learn that the company is conducting training under the simulated conditions of an actual war and firmly preparing soldiers to be a-match-for-a-hundred fighters possessed of strong mental power, staunch fighting spirit and high combat ability and qualifications. He was also pleased that they are keeping weapons and combat and technical equipment always ready to go into action, thinking of combat readiness only awake or asleep on high alert, and have turned their post and positions into invulnerable fortresses.
Saying that the company has a very important duty to perform, he set forth important tasks which would serve as guidelines for rounding off its combat preparations.
Expressing belief that the soldiers of the company would defend the socialist homeland as firm as an iron wall, he gave them a pair of binoculars, an automatic rifle and a machine gun as gifts. Then he had a photo session with them.
He was accompanied by KPA Vice Marshal Hwang Pyong So, director of the KPA General Political Bureau, and Army Col. General Ri Yong Gil, first vice-chief of the KPA General Staff and director of the General Operational Bureau. -0- (2017.01.19)