MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On the final day of the Military-Technical Forum (WTF) of the Southern Military District (YuVO) on August 29 this year. a solemn ceremony of transferring the battle flags of the Red Army to the military-historical museum of the Rostov region “Sambek Heights” took place.
The ceremony began at the site of the memorial complex near the chapel. The bannermen of the company of the guard of honor demonstrated the panels of fifteen banners of formations and military units formed during the Great Patriotic War on the territory of the Rostov region. Under the sound of a drumbeat performed by musicians of a military orchestra, the host of the ceremony named the belonging of each banner.
At the end of the solemn part, the bannermen were delivered to the museum, where the banners were transferred to storage as exhibits.
Representatives of the command of the Southern Military District, the administration of the Rostov region and municipal authorities, veterans, youth soldiers, representatives of public patriotic organizations took part in the ceremony of handing over the battle flags.
On this day, August 29, ceremonies for the transfer of 49 battle flags to museums of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation were held in the Rostov, Volgograd and Astrakhan regions, in the Kuban and Stavropol regions, in Dagestan, the Chechen Republic, Adygea, in the Crimea and Sevastopol.
The events of the Army-2021 Military-Technical Forum on the territory of the Southern Military District and foreign military bases are held from August 27 to 29 at 24 sites in 14 constituent entities of the Russian Federation and at military bases in Abkhazia, Armenia and South Ossetia. About 800 units of modern military and special equipment, more than 70 ships and vessels, over 100 aircraft and helicopters of the Air Force and Air Defense Association of the Southern Military District, as well as the naval aviation of the Black Sea Fleet are involved.
In order to comply with sanitary safety requirements, all visitors are advised to wear medical protective masks, and to observe social distance in catering and forum events.
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