MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On October 16, in the Atrium of the Peter and Paul Fortress, a firefighter cadet initiation ceremony was held for students of specialized classes in city schools in the Northern capital. The children were congratulated on a new stage in their life by the State Secretary – Deputy Minister of EMERCOM of Russia Alexey Serko.
The head of the St. Petersburg Main Directorate of the EMERCOM of Russia Alexei Anikin, the Chairman and members of the Public Council under the EMERCOM of Russia, the leadership of the St. Petersburg University of the State Fire Service of the EMERCOM of Russia, the leadership of the Committee on Legality, Law Enforcement and Security, as well as the heads of district administrations cities.
The beginning of the ceremony was marked by the removal of the flags of the Russian Federation, EMERCOM of Russia and St. Petersburg. Then the cadets sang the anthem of our country in chorus and each of them took the oath, promising to serve for the good of the Fatherland and be a worthy example for their peers and younger generations.
After taking the oath, Aleksey Mikhailovich addressed the cadets with parting words: “From a young age you have chosen this difficult and noble path – the path of serving people. Only the best sons of their Fatherland are ready from their youth to prepare themselves to be needed where help is needed and to become for someone the hope of salvation. I am sure that many of you, years later, will become worthy successors of the work of today’s EMERCOM employees, remaining faithful to your chosen profession for the rest of your life. “
Alexey Serko also thanked the teachers for their high professionalism, loyalty to the vocation and love for students.
The event ended with the traditional midday shot from the Naryshkin cannon of the bastion of the Peter and Paul Fortress, which was sounded today in honor of the firefighters cadets.
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