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The Air Defense Day was celebrated in the anti-aircraft missile regiment of the motorized rifle formation of the Southern Military District (YuVO), stationed in the Volgograd region.

During the solemn event, the command of the motorized rifle unit and veterans of the Armed Forces congratulated the servicemen, and the best air defense specialists were presented with state awards, departmental insignia, commemorative letters and valuable gifts. For high performance in combat training, a number of servicemen were awarded military ranks.

“Today the servicemen of the air defense units of the Ground Forces are celebrating their professional holiday. In modern conditions, military formations of military air defense are intended to cover groupings of troops and objects of military rear, important infrastructure facilities of the state, located in the zone of responsibility of the combined-arms commander. I wish you and your families good health and a peaceful sky over your head! “

The event ended with a festive concert of the military orchestra of the unit, the cultural and artistic brigade of the Garrison House of Officers and city art groups.

For reference:

On December 26, the Day of Military Air Defense (PVO) is celebrated. On this day 106 years ago, in accordance with the order of the Chief of Staff of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of December 13 (26), 1915, the formation of separate four-gun light batteries for firing at air targets began.

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