Chinese NCO flaunts might in international military competition
(Source: PLA Daily) 2010-02-23
Zhang Maochun is organizing tactical exercise.
Zhang Maochun is a junior non-commissioned officer (NCO) of a fortress garrison command under the Jinan Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA). Ever since he joined the army 5 years ago, he has won the first place for several times in military skill competitions and scout skill competitions organized by the Jinan MAC, the provincial military command and the fortress garrison command.
At the 14th Anthropoid international military competition held in Slovakia in July 2009, Zhang Maochun, together with 7 of his comrades-in-arms, won 8 first places and 6 second places in 13 individual competition events and ranked the first in number of gold medals and total number of medals as well as in total score among all foreign participating teams. The Chinese team also brushed 6 records of the Anthropoid international military competition.
Due to his outstanding service, Zhang Maochun won the first-class PLA Outstanding NCO Talent Award, was given one first-class, one second-class and one third-class merit citation in succession and the title of PLA Model of Loving the Army and Mastering Military Skills by the four general headquarters/departments of the PLA.