MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The name of twice Hero of the Soviet Union S.V. Khokhryakov was given to the Military Training Center at the South Ural State University.
At the solemn meeting, the head of the center, Colonel Nikolai Karpov, was presented with an official document. Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Dmitry Vyatkin, addressing the participants of the meeting, drew particular attention to the importance of protecting historical memory, respect for the military and labor exploits of older generations. Together with the chairman of the Council of Chiefs of Military Units Igor Mikhailov and member of the Council of Chiefs Mikhail Teleshev, he presented the center with a portrait of the battalion commander Semyon Khokhryakov and a copy of the order of the Minister of Defense of Russia to include the name of the famous tanker in the lists of the Guards Orenburg Cossack Tank Regiment forever.
The chiefs of the Guards twice Red Banner Vitebsk-Novgorod Tank Division wished the VUTS staff to preserve the best traditions of Tankograd residents and successfully master knowledge: “The assignment of the name of our legendary compatriot to a unit of the largest university in the Southern Urals today crowned events to perpetuate the memory of his exploits. A school in his native village Koelga and cadet classes in Chelyabinsk, a college in Kopeisk, where he studied and worked, and now a military training center, bear his name. It is symbolic that the future officers’ military training will be held in the Chebarkul garrison, where the name of the twice Hero of the Soviet Union Semyon Khokhryakov is forever included in the unit’s lists! “
Anatoly Surkov, Chairman of the Regional Council of Veterans of War, Labor, Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies, handed over to the center a symbolic triptych in the form of images of famous monuments “Rear Front” in Magnitogorsk, “Motherland” in Volgograd and a monument to the Soviet soldier-liberator in Treptow Park in Berlin. Elena Skornyakova, the coordinator of the regional branch of the Immortal Regiment of Russia OOD in the Chelyabinsk Region, the chairman of the Public Chamber of the Chelyabinsk Region commission on patriotic education and veteran mentoring, presented Colonel Karpov with the banner of the Immortal Regiment and a certificate, warmly thanking students and teachers for their active participation in joint work.
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