The Battalion territorial defense of Transcarpathia is preparing to perform their intended tasks (PHOTOS)

13 June 2014 18:18  23371801 072659
The Battalion territorial defense of Transcarpathia is preparing to perform their intended tasks (PHOTOS)

On June 12, at the initiative of the Transcarpathian Regional Military Commissariat, there was the meeting of the head of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Valeriy Lunchenko with the staff of the IV Battalion of Territorial Defence, which is currently doing combat exercise at the training range near the city of Uzhgorod.

The meeting was intended to inform the regional authorities about the status of the formation of the battalion, its logistics and to conduct an open dialogue between the personnel of the unit, Transcarpathian Regional Military Commissioner Colonel I. Vasyltsyun and participants of the meeting, and for the next week they scheduled similar meetings with the participation of heads of district administrations with soldiers of the IV Battalion of Territorial Defense. 

Transcarpathian soldiers had planned exercises on firing training for all types of small arms.

During the meeting, the head of the region promised to solve the pressing problems of the unit, namely to organize the supply of drinking bottled water, construction of shower, provision of soldiers with blankets. The head of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Valeriy Lunchenko said that no soldier would be sent for combat missions outside the region without their personal consent and without the proper equipment (body armor, helmets, harnesses, etc.).

Officers of the special forces of the Anti-organized crime department of the MIA of Ukraine "Sokil", patrol service, special unit of the Security Service of Ukraine "Alpha" took active part in joint exercises and demonstrated the Battalion personnel their skills in case of enemy troops invasion and in other emergency situations.

The Head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Office in Transcarpathian region Serhiy Sharanych and representatives of other law enforcement agencies promised to consider the allocation of professional instructors for the practical training of the personnel of the battalion, individual training of soldiers for modern warfare.

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