MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On the eve, on the parade ground of the Guards Artillery Regiment of the Pskov Guards Airborne Assault Formation, solemn events were held dedicated to two festive events – the 103rd anniversary of the formation of the regiment and the Day of Rocket Forces and Artillery.
Speaking to the veterans and personnel of the regiment, the commander of the Pskov Guards Airborne Assault Formation of the Guard, Major General Sergei Chubarykin, noted: “The regiment is one of the oldest units of the Airborne Forces. The regiment’s guards-artillerymen took part in the Civil War, the Great Patriotic War, in Afghanistan, Chechnya, Georgia, Yugoslavia and the North Caucasus, having fulfilled their military duty to the end ”.
“The heroic traditions of those years are being adequately continued by modern generations of artillerymen. Following your traditions, you fulfill the assigned tasks with dedication, professionalism and efficiency. We are proud of you ”- emphasized the commander of the Pskov Guards Airborne Forces.
Also, representatives of the Administration of the Pskov region and the city of Pskov arrived to congratulate the veterans and paratroopers.
After the end of the solemn part, the participants of the event laid flowers at the busts of the fallen heroes-artillerymen on the Memory Alley.
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