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Today, on the parade ground of the Novorossiysk Guards Airborne Assault Mountain Formation, the commander of the Airborne Forces, Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov, introduced the command and personnel of the new commander of the 7th Guards Airborne Assault Red Banner Orders of Suvorov and Kutuzov Division (mountain).

During the solemn ritual, the commander of the Airborne Forces received from the hands of the former commander of the guard formation, Major General Andrei Sukhovetsky, the St.George banner of the division and handed it over to the new commander of the guard, Colonel Alexander Kornev.

At a solemn meeting dedicated to the presentation of the banner to the new commander, the commander of the Airborne Forces, Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov, noted in his speech: activities.

By order of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, the Guards Major General Andrei Aleksandrovich Sukhovetsky was appointed to the high position of Deputy Commander of the 41st Combined Arms Army. Guards Colonel Alexander Vladimirovich Kornev was appointed to the position of division commander, who is taking command of one of the most combat formations of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation! “

Later, in his speech, the commander of the Airborne Forces recalled the glorious path of the Novorossiysk guards from the moment of formation to the present day, giving a high assessment to their military work.

“Being a reliable bulwark in the defense of the southern borders of our homeland, the personnel of the division makes a significant contribution to strengthening the country’s defense capability, showing the best qualities of the winged infantry guards, demonstrating in practice excellent training and an example of fulfilling military duty.

In the 2022 academic year, in accordance with the training plan, the division will have to perform a number of difficult and responsible tasks, conduct tactical and command-staff exercises at various levels. All this will require the coordination of the actions of the entire team and the professionalism of everyone in the ranks.

As the Commander of the Airborne Forces, I am convinced that you will cope with all the assigned tasks with dignity and prove in practice that you are one of the best teams of the Airborne Forces! ”Colonel General Andrei Serdyukov emphasized.

Further in his speech, the commander of the Airborne Forces expressed confidence that under the leadership of the guard Colonel Alexander Kornev, the unit would achieve high results and honorably fulfill all the assigned tasks, and the rich experience of the unit’s veterans, their help and mentorship would help to continue the glorious chronicle of the unit, which is always there. where danger and challenge, complexity and risk, where power and precision of a strike are required.

At the end of his speech, Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov expressed his gratitude to the Guards Major-General Andrei Sukhovetsky for the fruitful work on the development of the Novorossiysk formation and military-patriotic education of all categories of servicemen, as well as the head of the Municipal Formation “Hero City Novorossiysk” Igor Dyachenko for comprehensive and constant support of the airborne assault mountain formation.

The event ended with a solemn march of the personnel of military units and subunits of the formation led by the new commander of the guard, Colonel Alexander Kornev.

For reference:

Guard Colonel Alexander Vladimirovich Kornev graduated from the Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School in 1999. He served in command positions from the commander of an airborne platoon to the commander of a separate guards air assault brigade.

In 2015, he graduated from the All-Arms Center for the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

Has combat experience. He took part in the counter-terrorist operation in the North Caucasus. Awarded with state awards.

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