MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On the eve of the 91st anniversary of the formation of the Airborne Forces, the Commander of the Airborne Forces, Hero of Russia, Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov, awarded the servicemen who distinguished themselves by their results in their service activities.
During the event, the commander of the troops, Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov, congratulated and noted that today the Airborne Forces are developing as the basis of the Rapid Reaction Forces, equipped with the most modern weapons, military and special equipment, ready to perform any tasks assigned to them, reliably providing security and sovereignty of our state.
In conclusion, Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov congratulated the best military personnel and presented state awards and valuable gifts, wishing peace, prosperity and new achievements in professional activity in the name of strengthening and prosperity of a strong and great Russia.
For the courage and heroism shown in the performance of military duty, the Order of Courage was awarded to the commander of the Ulyanovsk separate guards airborne assault formation, guard Colonel Sergei Karasev and the commander of the Ussuriysk separate guards airborne assault formation, guard Colonel Alexander Kornev.
The best commander of the airborne (airborne assault) regiment was recognized the commander of the Black Sea Airborne Assault Regiment named after Alexander Nevsky of the Pskov Guards Airborne Assault Formation, Guards Lieutenant Colonel Artem Gorodilov, the best commander of the artillery regiment of the Airborne Forces artillery commander Guards Colonel Alexander Kalish, and in the nomination “Best Commander of the Airborne (Airborne Assault) Battalion” was awarded to the commander of the airborne battalion of the Ivanovo Guards Airborne Regiment of the Ivanovo Guards Airborne Force, Guards Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Bezrukov.
Also, deserved awards in various nominations, on the eve of the 91st anniversary of the formation of the “winged guard” troops, for achievements in the service were received by a number of servicemen of the Airborne Forces.
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