MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the Astrakhan Region and the Republic of Dagestan, in 2021, the number of young people who made a choice in favor of contract military service and applied to the selection points amounted to more than 2 thousand citizens.
At the moment, over 1,000 candidates have already entered military service under contract and have left for their places of service. More than 500 of them went to military units and formations of the Southern Military District.
The main requirements for candidates for military service under a contract are education of at least complete secondary education, fitness for military service according to medical indicators, a high level of physical fitness, as well as positive results of psychological testing.
Currently, despite the restrictive measures related to the prevention of the non-proliferation of coronavirus infection, the selection point for military service under the contract of the city of Astrakhan is actively working to inform the population of the Astrakhan region and the Republic of Dagestan by telephone, letters are written to the address, and citizens are consulted on Internet sites. In addition, in 2021, the specialists of the selection points under the contract held more than 100 campaigns, information and propaganda events and conversations. Organized the placement of relevant information and banners on admission to military service under a contract in 12 municipal commissariats of the Astrakhan region and three municipal military commissariats of the Republic of Dagestan. At the end of 2021, as a result of the activities carried out by the specialists of the selection points under the contract, 1,606 citizens were selected and signed with the Ministry of Defense, which is 238 more than last year.
The increase in the number of citizens wishing to do military service under contract in the formations and military units of the Caspian Flotilla is associated with an increase in the attractiveness of military service, improved conditions for service, decent pay, seniority (1 month for 1.5), prospects for career growth, stability in solving social and housing issues, free clothing, medical support, benefits in obtaining education, life and health insurance for military personnel and their family members.
At the moment, the Marine Corps units, formations of surface ships and individual military units of the Caspian Flotilla, based in Dagestan, are 100% manned by contract servicemen.
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