MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The Acting Commander of the Eastern Military District, Lieutenant General Yevgeny Nikiforov, presented the Acting Commander of the Combined Arms Army of the Military District, stationed in the Primorsky Territory, to Colonel Esedulla Abachev, a new type of battle banner. The solemn ceremony took place on the territory of the headquarters of the combined arms army of the Air Defense Forces in Ussuriysk.
The ceremony of presenting the new banner took place in accordance with the military ritual determined by the Charter of the Internal Service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
On the eve of the event, at the headquarters of the combined arms army in Ussuriysk, a ritual of attaching the banner to the flagpole was held, in which servicemen who deserved the right to drive a “golden” nail into the flagpole, high performance in combat training and daily activities took part.
The battle banner of a military unit, is the official symbol and military relic of the unit, embodies its honor, valor, glory and military traditions, indicates the purpose of the military unit and its affiliation with the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
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