Greetings of Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov on the occasion of the Day of Engineering troops
Dear warriors-engineers, designers, workers and veterans of engineering troops!
I sincerely congratulate you on the professional holiday!
You bear a great responsibility for the engineering support of combat operations of parts and units of all types of the Armed Forces. You are experienced professionals who perform combat missions both in times of peace and times of war.
Sappers, fortification specialists, military engineers, scientists, - you stood out to defend Ukraine, and the objects you had promptly built in the East of Ukraine became the basis of our defense and prevented the enemy from going on the offensive.
You are always ready to fight natural disasters, to carry out rescue operations, demine land and to bridge over water obstacles.
Today we honor the glorious traditions of heroism and courage, selflessness to the many years of military service to the Ukrainian people by many generations of warriors of engineering troops.
Sincere gratitude to you and eternal memory to the perished defenders of Ukraine!
I wish you health, happiness and family comfort! May God save you and your relatives!
Glory to Ukraine!