Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership
After watching the training of the stalwart fighters, he expressed great satisfaction over the fact that the soldiers of the unit are getting ready to creditably perform their duties under any unexpected circumstances by using training apparatuses manufactured by the unit itself.
Then he went round the servicepersons’ hall, library and mess hall to learn about the political and ideological education of them and supply service for them.
He visited a company of the unit.
He went round an education room, bedroom, wash-cum bath house and other places of the company and took deep care of the soldiers’ living.
He gave precious instructions on the issues arising in strengthening the company, telling the commanding officers who were accompanying him that to strengthen the company, a main combat unit, is a very important and responsible work for building the KPA into an invincible revolutionary army of Mt. Paektu.
He had a picture taken with servicepersons of the unit with profound care for them.
He expressed great satisfaction over the fact that all the commanding officers and staff members of the unit are getting ready to creditably perform their duties under any unexpected circumstances through their effective training of thoroughly arming themselves with the Juche- oriented military idea of strategy and tactics set forth by the WPK.
Then he toured the servicepersons’ hall and a library to learn about the political and ideological education of them and dropped in at a mess hall to take care of the diet of soldiers directly under the unit as their real parents would do.
Watching carefully one by one the staple and non-staple food on the cooking-stand, he learned in detail about the unit’s bean farming this year, the amount of bean service for the soldiers a day and the supply of meat.
He went to the Koagol revolutionary site situated in the area where the unit is stationed.
He recollected with deep emotion the immortal feats the President performed by foiling the “new offensive” of the U.S. imperialists with his farsighted wisdom and gifted military strategy to open a turning phase in the Fatherland Liberation War.
He praised the unit’s soldiers for making their full devotions to preserve the site associated with the giant footprints of the President in its original state.
Highly estimating once again all the servicepersons of the unit for keeping sharp vigilance against the enemies’ moves for aggression to creditably perform their guard duty, he set forth the important tasks to be carried out by the unit in increasing its combat capability in every way: The unit should intensify combat training in atmosphere of real war to reliably prepare all the commanding officers and soldiers to be versatile commanders and fighters who uphold the military-first will of the WPK with arms.
It is necessary to improve the commanding and management of the unit and establish the strong military discipline and thus fully demonstrate the militant spirit and might of elite revolutionary army.
He expressed satisfaction with the fact that the unit officers have indulged themselves in deep thoughts of ways for winning victories in the fight by skillfully using war method and tactics of our own style suited to the enemies’ changed war method, combat action control law and the trend of development of arms equipment and put them into practice while placing the unit on a high alert.
He praised the pilots for preparing themselves to be skilful combat pilots, well aware that preparation for fight precisely means training and vice versa.
He climbed the commanding post and guided their flight training.
After watching the training he expressed great satisfaction over the fact that all the pilots have grown to be competent combat pilots. He congratulated them on their successful training.
He then went round the revolutionary historic site of the unit.
Looking around various places of the site including a monument to revolutionary history, a barrack and a well, he recollected with deep emotion the immortal exploits by President Kim Il Sung who achieved the great cause of building the flying corps in a brief span of time after the liberation and defended the country from the enemy aggression.
KJI’s 2011 KPAF inspections fit the pattern of previous visits in 2007 and 2008 whereby KJI visited one KPAF unit, followed up with an inspection of another unit several days later. On 23 November 2007, KJI was reported to have inspected KPAF Unit #874 which was followed by a 5 December 2007 report of his inspection of KPAF Unit #378; in 2008 he was reported on 1 December to have inspected KPAF Unit #1016, followed by his being reported on 29 December to have visited KPAF Unit #1017.
Dropping in at the education room, he acquainted himself with the political and ideological education among the soldiers. He stopped for a long while before the photos of the heroes produced by the unit and added shine to their exploits. Standing before an honor bulletin board, he carefully looked at the photos of the soldiers who distinguished themselves in the military and political trainings.
Looking round the daily provision store, he was satisfied with the soldiers’ rich diet.
He once again highly praised the soldiers of the unit for following the moves of the enemies for aggression with vigilance and putting spurs to the training, always keeping themselves in high combat readiness.