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On the eve, in the school number 17 of the urban district – the city of Kamyshin, Volgograd region, a solemn initiation into cadets of 5th grade students took place.

This cadet class “Young Margelovtsy” will be the third in the school. The event was held as mentors from the Kamyshin airborne assault brigade, representatives of the Military Commissariat of the city of Kamyshin, veteran and military-patriotic organizations of the city, guests of honor and parents of schoolchildren.

The festive event was opened by the school director Tatyana Karkoshkina. Then the children spoke the words of the oath. The participation of the banner group and the orchestral group from the guards unit of the Airborne Forces brought solemnity to the event.

From today on, the newly minted cadets will proudly wear badges, vests and blue berets – symbols of the Airborne Forces.

Cadets of secondary school No. 17 bear the proud title of “Young Margelovtsy” in honor of the legendary commander of the Airborne Forces, Hero of the Soviet Union, Army General Vasily Margelov, who is considered the father of the “blue berets”.

At the end, the guys laid flowers at the monument to the Hero of Russia Alexander Kolgatin, and the memorial stone in honor of the paratroopers of the 6th company of the Pskov Airborne Division.

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