MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the house of officers of the Safonovo garrison, which is located near the main base of the Northern Fleet – the city of Severomorsk, a solemn meeting was held in honor of the 85th anniversary of the formation of the naval aviation of the fleet. In addition to servicemen and their families, the event was attended by veterans of the Northern Fleet’s naval aviation.
On behalf of the commander of the Northern Fleet, Hero of Russia, Admiral Alexander Moiseev, the acting aviators and veterans were congratulated by Rear Admiral Igor Kurochkin, deputy for military-political work, who began his officer service in the Northern Fleet’s naval aviation units. He noted the important role played by aviation in the fleet, performing the most important tasks in the oceans and in the Arctic.
Also, the personnel were congratulated on the anniversary by the acting commander of the Air Force and Air Defense Army of the Northern Fleet – the chief of staff of the association, Major General Igor Churkin.
The distinguished servicemen were awarded state and departmental awards.
The solemn meeting ended with the performance of the Red Banner Order of Ushakov’s Song and Dance Ensemble of the Northern Fleet.
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