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Servicemen of the army corps of the Eastern Military Corps (VVO) on Sakhalin congratulated the young soldiers of the island region on the upcoming New Year.

As part of the “Christmas tree of wishes” charity event, in addition to the usual New Year’s toys, the children hung letters for Santa Claus with their wishes on the trees. Servicemen of the army corps of the Air Defense Forces became a kind of wizards for children and tried to fulfill their wishes.

In the shooting range of the army corps of the Air Defense Forces, firing from pneumatic weapons was organized for the young soldiers, during which they were able to show their skills in rapid-fire shooting at targets from various positions and shelters.

After that, the young patriots went on an excursion to a motorized rifle unit, where they were shown training facilities and modern models of weapons and military equipment, including T-80 tanks.

The most exciting moment of meeting the guys with the servicemen, of course, was riding the BTR-80, from which all the teenagers were delighted, since they all dreamed of riding real military military equipment.

At each stage of the excursion, the young soldiers were accompanied by experienced officers of a motorized rifle formation, who told and showed them the peculiarities of modern weapons and military equipment, which the guys were eagerly examining and holding in their hands.

According to the New Year’s tradition, the event ended with the presentation of sweet gifts. Colonel Dmitry Rozhkov, deputy commander of the army corps of the Air Defense Forces for military-political work, congratulated the young patriots on the coming New Year, wished them to show patience and diligence in the future as well!

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