Greetings of Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov on the occasion of the Day of Tank officers
Dear warriors-tankers! Dear veterans of tank troops and workers of the Ukrainian tank industry! I sincerely congratulate you on the professional holiday!
Tank troops are a particular pride of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, a symbol of our invincible power and combat potential. The tanker is not only a profession, it is a heroic calling of real men with unbending character. You are always ready to repel the enemy and protect the country! From the beginning of Russian aggression, the tankers bravely and steadfastly defeat hostile attacks in the East of Ukraine, skillfully defend combat positions, act boldly, resolutely and professionally, showing brilliant combat training and carrying on the best traditions of the Ukrainian army.
I am proud of your dedication and heroism in serving the Ukrainian people! Special honor to those who are struggling with the enemy today in the East of our country, every day risking life, performing military tasks, not losing faith in the Victory.
On this day, we bow our heads to the memory of the heroes-tankers who gave their lives in the struggle for peace and freedom of Ukraine. Eternal glory to them!
I express my sincere gratitude to each of you for conscientious military work, courage, and heroism! I believe you will continue to successfully defend your native land!
We also honor dedicated work and brilliant creativity of scientists, designers, engineers, and workers of the Ukrainian tank industry. We are rightly proud of your achievements in creating advanced combat vehicles. Thanks to your tireless and valorous work, the Ukrainian state is at the forefront of world tank construction.
Dear friends, I wish you titanic force, unwavering resilience, and health strong like armor. May peace be with you and your families!
I wish that the high professionalism of tankers and tank constructors remain a guarantee of strengthening the national security of Ukraine!
I wish good luck and inspiration to you, warmness to your homes, love of your relatives, support of friends, endurance in tense everyday life, goodness, and fortune.
May God always be with you and your loved ones!
Glory to Ukraine!
Glory to the tankers!