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He noted that the key to the further development and success of the university is the transfer from generation to generation of traditions that the school is proud of.

Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Lieutenant General Yunus-Bek Yevkurov congratulated the Ryazan Guards Higher Airborne Order of Suvorov twice Red Banner Command School named after General of the Army Vasily Margelov (RVVDKU) on the 103rd anniversary of its formation.

“The forge of personnel of the Airborne Forces (Airborne Forces) and special forces is rightfully proud of the heroic pages of its history; the Minister of Defense always pays special attention to the school. By his decision, the main educational institution of the Airborne Forces is equipped with the best material and technical base, the latest teaching aids and modern infrastructure, ”he said. “The key to the further development and success of our university is the transmission from generation to generation of traditions that the school is proud of, and the effective use of an advanced education and upbringing system that meets modern requirements,” the deputy head of the military department noted in his speech.

Speaking at the rally, the commander of the Airborne Forces, Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov, congratulated the veterans, cadets, and the teaching staff of the school on the holiday. “The Ryazan Airborne School is the heart of the Airborne Forces, a source of will, courage, heroism, knowledge and professionalism – all the best qualities of a Russian officer,” he said. Among the graduates of the school there are 53 Heroes of the Soviet Union and 85 Heroes of the Russian Federation, the commander noted.

According to him, over the years of its existence, the school has trained tens of thousands of professional personnel, educated more than one generation of officers and generals, who are united by one motto: “Nobody but us!” “Today, the pupils of the renowned educational institution worthily continue the traditions of the Russian army, laid down by our ancestors. They honestly and conscientiously fulfill their military duty, ensuring the security of Russia and strengthening its authority,” he said. “The goal of the school is to educate a new generation of management personnel of any level, capable of solving tasks of any complexity in the shortest possible time and ready to sacrifice themselves, fulfilling their duty. All this is up to only people with a strong spirit, capable of serving the Motherland not by compulsion, but by conviction, “the commander emphasized.

“I would like to express special words of gratitude to the Airborne Forces in general, since both in 1992 and in 2008 the paratroopers saved the people of South Ossetia,” said Anatoly Bibilov, the president of the Republic of South Ossetia, who spoke at the rally.

The solemn event dedicated to the 103rd anniversary of the formation of the RGVVDKU was attended by graduates of the school, commanders of the Airborne Forces and heads of the RVVDKU of different years, representatives of the leadership of the Ryazan region, veterans and public organizations, residents of Ryazan.

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