Yesterday, on December 1, the staff 79-й the Nikolaev separate airmobile crew of Command of Land forces of VS of Ukraine noted 30 - the anniversary from the date of the formation basis. About it reports the Ministry of Defence.
Soldiers in blue berets on this significant event were congratulated by the head of department of airmobile armies of Land forces of VS of Ukraine colonel Sergey Lisovoy, representatives of bodies of local government and veterans of crew.
During solemn collecting S. Lisova's colonel handed over to group of officers military ranks on duty. Also, at the request of the management of the Ministry of Defence and the General Staff of VS of Ukraine, it handed over to the military personnel of difference of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine and certificates of honor.
It should be noted that among awarded there was also a winner of the competition "Swell guy" who passed in the summer of this year in Moscow, the senior soldier of service on the contract Sergey Gorchakov.
Upon termination of an official part for the military personnel the gala concert took place.
Within celebration in the territory of airmobile crew the equipment exhibition was developed, and the real officer point took place in the evening.
79-I the Nikolaev separate airmobile crew exist since December, 1979. Then in the settlement Big Korenikh, near Nikolayev, formation 40-й separate desantno - assault crew of the Odessa military district began. Formation received a fighting flag on September 7, 1981.
During the whole time of the existence the military personnel of connection became famous for great military skills, valor and courage.
They could show the fighting qualities not only in study, but also during operations in Afghanistan, in peacekeeping operations in the territory of former Yugoslavia, in Liberia, Sierra - Leon, Iraq and Lebanon.
In 1999 40-I separate desantno - the assault crew was transformed in 79-й a separate airmobile regiment.
In 2007 the regiment became again crew which, by the way, became experimental, after all the structure of formation included the regiment of army aircraft deployed in Hersonshchina.
This year for high level of combat training and combat readiness of the staff, shown when performing fighting tasks, peacekeeping missions and for the purpose of increase of level of patriotic education of youth, interaction improvement with the population and local governments the order of the Minister of Defence of Ukraine the separate airmobile crew was awarded the honourable name "Nikolaev".