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The 9th Military District of Vietnam People's Army, is directly under the Ministry of Defense of Vietnam, tasked to organize, build, manage and command armed forces defending the Mekong Delta.

  • Command Headquarters: Cần Thơ city
  • Commander: Lieutenant General Trần Phi Hổ (12/2007)
  • Political Commissar: Major General Đinh Văn Cai
  • Deputy Commander cum Chief of Staff: Major General Nguyễn Phương Nam (2010)

Agencies

  • Department of Staff
  • Department of Politics
    • Division of Organization
    • Division of Cadre
    • Division of Policy
    • Division of Propogendar and Training
    • Division of Thoughts and Culture
    • Military Court of Military Zone
    • Military Procuratorate of Military Zone
  • Department of Logistics
  • Department of Technique
  • Office of Command of 9th Military Zone

Units

  • Military Command of Cần Thơ Municipaliyt
  • Military Command of An Giang Province
  • Military Command of Bạc Liêu Province
  • Military Command of Bến Tre Province
  • Military Command of Cà Mau Province
  • Military Command of Đồng Tháp Province
  • Military Command of Hậu Giang Province
  • Military Command of Kiên Giang Province
  • Military Command of Sóc Trăng Province
  • Military Command of Tiền Giang Province
  • Military Command of Trà Vinh Province
  • Military Command of Vĩnh Long Province
  • Military School of Military Zone
  • 121st Military Hospital
  • 4th Infantry Division
  • 8th Infantry Division
  • 330th Infantry Division
  • 339th Infantry Division
  • 25th Combat Engineer Brigade: honored as Hero of People's Armed Forces in 2005
  • 6th Artillery Brigade
  • 226th Brigade

Successive Commander and Leadership

Commanders

  • Senior Colonel Đồng Văn Cống (1964–1969), Major General (1974), Trung tướng (1980)
  • Senior Colonel Lê Đức Anh (1969–1974)
  • Lieutenant General Lê Đức Anh (1976-June 1978): Colonel General (1980), General (1984), Chief of General Staff of Vietnam People's Army (1986–1987), Minister of Defence (1987–1991), President of Vietnam (1992–1997)
  • Major General Nguyễn Chánh (1978–1979): Lieutenant General (1984), Director of the General Logistics Department
  • Lieutenant General Trần Văn Nghiêm (1979–1983)
  • Lieutenant General Nguyễn Thới Bưng (1983–1986)
  • Lieutenant General Nguyễn Đệ (1986–1996)
  • Lieutenant General Nguyễn Văn Tấn (1996–2000)
  • Lieutenant General Huỳnh Tiền Phong (2000–2007)
  • Lieutenant General Trần Phi Hổ (2007–present).

Political Commissioners, Deputy Commanders of Politics

  • Lieutenant General Nguyễn Hùng Phong
  • Major General Lê Văn Tưởng (1976–1978)
  • Major General Bùi Văn Huấn: promoted to Lieutenant General, Deputy Director of the General Political Department, member of Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam
  • Major General Nguyễn Việt Quân: member of Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam
  • Major General Đinh Văn Cai

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