Chinese President Hu Jintao, also Chairman of the Central Military Commission, has signed an order to honor a People's Liberation Army (PLA) unit and 22 individuals for their outstanding military service.
No. 69098 troop received the first-class merit for "outstanding performance in important missions," according to the order, without giving details.
Shao Junqing, commander of Dalian sub-command under the Liaoning provincial PLA command, and Zhang Yong, commander of No. 72433 troop, were granted the first-class merits also for "outstanding performance in the important missions."
Another 16 officers, research fellows serving in the armed forces and military institutes, and military doctors were awarded first-class merits.
The other four individuals received second-class merits.Source: Xinhua http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrb/html/2010-12/22/nw.D110000renmrb_20101222_1-01.htm?div=-1