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The first dispatch of conscripts from the Penza region to military units for military service as part of the autumn conscription took place at the assembly point of the military commissariat of the region. Today, the first team of recruits, numbering 24 people, went to the military units of the Ground Forces located in the Central Military District.

On the occasion of this event, at the assembly point of the regional military registration and enlistment office, in compliance with anti-epidemiological measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection, a solemn ceremony was held to send conscripts for military service. The military commissar of the Penza region, Colonel Andrei Surkov, the minister of public security and the activities of justices of the peace in the Penza region, Vasily Lozhkin, the chief of staff of the regional branch of Yunarmiya Vyacheslav Starshev, a veteran of military operations, holder of the Orders of Courage and For military merits “reserve colonel Anatoly Sinelnikov, representative of the Penza Metropolitanate of the Russian Orthodox Church, priest Vladimir Skorobogatov.

Before being sent to the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the young soldiers paid tribute to the memory of their fellow countrymen and laid flowers at the memorial to the participants of the Great Patriotic War. According to tradition, the priest gave a blessing (sprinkling) of conscripts before leaving for military service. From the government of the Penza region, recruits were presented with memorable souvenirs. At the end of the event, collective photography was carried out. All interested persons got acquainted with the museum exhibits of the room “History of the Military Commissariat of the Penza Region”.

In order to prevent and counteract coronavirus infection, the collection point of the region is fully provided with the necessary medical equipment and disinfectants: non-contact thermometers, test systems, medical masks, disinfectants.

On the eve of this event, each conscript went through the main stages of selection for military service by conscription, starting with an in-depth medical examination, ending with obtaining the necessary clothing and changing clothes at the assembly point in field uniforms.

All servicemen in the military commissariat received an army travel bag, a set of SIM cards for the conscript and his parents, which allows the serviceman to call his parents from the place of service on preferential terms.

By the end of October, it is planned to send more than 200 conscripts for military service; all in all, during the autumn conscription from the territory of the Penza region, it is planned to call for military service on conscription in the ranks of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

Autumn appeal started on October 1 and will end on December 31 of this year.

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