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Today, a separate commandant’s Preobrazhensky regiment of the Western Military District celebrates the 41st anniversary of its foundation. Throughout its history, he took part in more than 51 thousand celebrations both in the territory of the Russian Federation and abroad.

During 2020 alone, servicemen of a military unit in over 500 different events.

The regiment’s servicemen are trained daily for six hours on the parade ground. But the Preobrazhensky regiment is not only a guard of honor. Also, the base of the regiment is the orchestra, which is an integral part of all events.

The military band of the regiment annually takes part in the Spasskaya Tower festival. Within a year, the regiment’s engineering unit neutralized and removed for disposal from the territory of Moscow about 2 thousand ammunition during the Great Patriotic War.

A separate commandant Preobrazhensky regiment ensures the holding of events with the participation of the President, Prime Minister, Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation and representatives of state authorities, and also participates in the rituals of meeting and seeing off the heads of foreign state, government and military delegations during their official visits to Russia, laying wreaths on the memorial complex “Tomb of the Unknown Soldier” at the Kremlin wall, military parades and other events of national importance.

The regiment has been leading its history since 1979. It was based on a separate commandant battalion and a separate company of the Guard of Honor. In addition, the regiment inherited the code name from the battalion.

The main role in the creation of the regiment was played by the commander of a separate commandant battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Boris Makarov, and the military commandant of Moscow, Lieutenant General Vladimir Serykh, was in charge of this process. Colonel Nikolai Melnik became the first commander of the military unit.

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