MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The first 10 recruits of the spring draft of the motorized rifle formation of the Southern Military District (YuVO) took the Military Oath in Volgograd on the Mamayev Kurgan.
The ceremony was attended by veterans of the Russian Armed Forces, the Committee of Soldiers’ Mothers of Volgograd, public and military-patriotic organizations.
Colonel Alexei Avramchenko, the acting deputy commander of the motorized rifle association of the Southern Military District, addressed the servicemen with parting words: “Taking the military oath is a solemn event, one of the main events in the life of every soldier, defender of his Fatherland. Today I congratulate you on this holiday. I wish you to become worthy successors of the work of your fathers and grandfathers and create your own exploits in combat training and labor. And we, your commanders, will try to do our best so that this solemn day will be remembered for a long time by both young soldiers and their parents! “
Earlier, servicemen completed a single combined-arms training course, upon completion of which the recruits passed tests in combat and fire training.
After the ceremony of being sworn in to the Military Oath, the servicemen will continue to serve in the units of the Guards Motorized Rifle Formation of the Southern Military District.
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