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Today in St. Petersburg the pupils of the youth army detachment of the Western military district “Yunarmiya-Dzerzhinets” congratulated the veteran of the Great Patriotic War Alexander Ivanovich Mozgovoy, who celebrated his 100th anniversary.

Yunarmeytsy together with Petersburgers came to the house of the veteran, presented flowers and gifts, and at the end of the congratulations they marched in a solemn march with equalizing to the veteran. The soloist of the Mariinsky Theater Mikhail Kolelishvili sang the song “Eternal Flame”. The congratulations were also joined by representatives of the North-West Patriotic Center “Avangard”, members of the Presidium of the “OFFICERS OF RUSSIA” organization.

Alexander Ivanovich Mozgovoy devoted his entire life to service in the Armed Forces, having gone from cadet to colonel.

? In 1940 he graduated with honors from the Yaroslavl military-economic school,

? From 1940 to 1946 he served in the 11th Infantry Division.

? Member of the Great Patriotic War.

? From June 1941 to May 1945, as part of the 11th rifle division, he participated in the defense of Leningrad at the Oranienbaum bridgehead, in 1941 he was wounded.

? In 1948 he graduated from the Military Logistics and Supply Academy of the USSR Armed Forces.

? After graduating from the academy, he served as a senior officer in the logistics headquarters of the Leningrad Military District, the Central Group of Forces in Austria, and was deputy chief of the logistics of the Special Corps in Hungary. Since 1965, he has the military rank of Colonel ,? in stock since 1971. Since 2004, Chairman of the Council of Veterans of the 11th Valginsky Rifle Division.

? After retiring to a well-deserved retirement, Alexander Ivanovich continued his work on the military-patriotic education of young people in schools No. 458 of Nevsky and No. 174 of the Central districts of St. Petersburg.

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