Greetings of Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov on the occasion of the Day of the Air Assault Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
warriors and veterans of the Air Assault Forces
the Armed Forces of Ukraine!
I sincerely congratulate you
on the professional holiday!
For the second year in a
row, we celebrate the Day of the Air Assault Forces of Ukraine, having chosen
the way of reviving the national military identity, remembering the heroic past
of our grandparents and parents.
Symbolically, your holiday
falls on the day of Michael the Archistrategos - the patron and the Supreme
Commander of the Heavenly Hosts, and on the day the Revolution of Dignity
began, which has changed our country, ensuring its democratic European path of
You are the youngest and the
most mobile branch of troops that can ensure the completion of the most
challenging tasks under any circumstances.
The main features of the Air
Assault Forces are dedicated service to their people, high professionalism and
courage, undeniable readiness to fight for freedom, independence and
territorial integrity of Ukraine.
By their heroism, bravery
and courage in confronting the Russian aggressor, the warriors of the Air
Assault Forces have written a glorious page of valor and courage in the
chronicle of the people's fame and proved that the Ukrainians are able to
protect their country.
We cherish the memory of the
soldiers who died in the struggle for the inviolability of their native land,
the honor and dignity of the Ukrainian people!
Great respect and gratitude
to the veterans!
The Ukrainian people are
proud of their heroes-paratroopers!
I wish you always to be
victorious, family comfort and well-being! May God save you and your families!
Glory to Ukraine!