MIL-OSI Russia: The memory of the Hero of the Soviet Union Alexander Mironenko was honored in Tajikistan

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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

The junior soldiers of the 6th school of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, together with the students of school №37 in the city of Dushanbe and internationalist soldiers, honored the memory of the Hero of the Soviet Union Alexander Mironenko.

The meeting was opened by the orchestra of the 201st Russian military base with the performance of the anthems of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tajikistan. After that, the chairman of the council of veterans of the 201st Russian military base, major in reserve Abdurashid Rakhmanov, representatives of public and veteran organizations of the Republic, as well as the executive secretary of the council of war and labor veterans of the city of Dushanbe, who announced a minute of silence, spoke to the audience.

The Yunarmeys read poems about the war in Afghanistan and the feat of Mironenko, students of the 37th school, in which Alexander studied, spoke with poems about the youth and youth of the Hero, about his hobbies and sporting achievements, and also read quatrains about the last battle of the guard of senior sergeant Mironenko.

At the end of the rally, to the accompaniment of the orchestra of the 201st Russian military base, those present laid flowers at the bust of the Hero of the Soviet Union of the Guard Senior Sergeant Alexander Grigorievich Mironenko.

For reference:

Alexander G. Mironenko (October 20, 1959 – February 29, 1980) – deputy platoon commander of the reconnaissance company of the 317th Guards Parachute Regiment of the 103rd Guards Airborne Division as part of the 40th Army of the Turkestan Military District (OKSVA), guard senior sergeant … He died heroically during the Kunar military operation of Soviet troops in Afghanistan, having entered into an unequal battle with the Mujahideen. One of the first holders of the star of the Hero of the Soviet Union in the Afghan war.

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