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In the Moscow Higher Combined Arms Command of the Orders of Zhukov, Lenin and the October Revolution Red Banner School, solemn events dedicated to the 103rd anniversary of its formation were held.

The events were attended by Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation – Head of the Main Military-Political Directorate of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Colonel General Andrei Kartapolov and representatives of the Main Command of the Ground Forces.

During the solemn meeting, Acting Chief of the Main Staff of the Ground Forces, Major General Vladimir Sviridov, congratulated the personnel and staff of the school on behalf of the Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces, General of the Army Oleg Salyukov, reading out a congratulatory address.

“At present, the staff of the school, observing rich historical traditions, conducts high-quality training of future commanders of motorized rifle units of the Ground Forces and military police units,” the Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces said in his congratulations.

Also from the High Command of the Ground Forces to the church of the Holy Blessed Grand Duke Alexander Nevsky, located on the territory of the school, the icon “Cathedral of all patrons of the Russian army” was transferred.

At the solemn meeting, a number of officers, cadets and civilian personnel of the school were awarded medals of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

The concert program was opened by the vocal and instrumental ensemble of the school “Kremlin cadets” with the performance of the anthem of the Ground Forces, after which People’s Artist of Russia Oleg Gazmanov performed with a congratulatory program. In conclusion, the concert group of the Marine Corps “Black Berets” performed with their musical compositions.

Also on this day, a rally and the opening of a memorial plaque with the participation of relatives and friends of the 1985 school graduate Colonel V. Chernikov will take place on the territory of the school.

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