Greetings of Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov on the occasion of the Infantry Day
warriors-infantrymen! I sincerely
congratulate you on the holiday!
You are the
embodiment of the most powerful component of the Land Forces of the Armed
Forces of Ukraine, on which the strength and confidence of every citizen of
Ukraine in the guaranteed security of sovereignty, inviolability and freedom of
expression of will are based.
participation in international peacekeeping operations has earned the highest
appreciation of our foreign partners.
gratitude to all the infantry for service, courage and heroism, expressed in
the struggle for freedom, independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine!
Ukrainian people are proud of their sons!
You are an
example of the best qualities of human and military nature, valor and courage
that were clearly manifested in times of repelling Russia's aggression. During
all wars, the greatest burden, the most difficult ordeals lie on the shoulders
of infantrymen, and it is the infantry that always bears the gravest losses.
day, we bow our heads to the bright memory of the infantry soldiers who gave
their lives for the peaceful future of Ukraine. May the memory and respect for
fallen heroes live forever!
gratitude to the veterans who faithfully convey the gained experience to the
I wish you
and your families health, happiness and resilience on the way to new
save you, your families and our Ukraine!