Celebrations on the occasion of the professional holiday took place at the Chop border guard detachment (PHOTO)
On the eve of the professional holiday - the Day of Border Guard, Chop border guards held ceremonial events. The event was held with participation of the regional officials, the head of the city, the personnel of the border guard detachment and relatives of border guards killed in the ATO zone.
The head of the Transcarpathian Regional Administration Vasyl Hubal, on behalf of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, presented state awards to the families of the fallen border guards - Victor SHEPENTAL and Robert KIS and thanked them for having raised real men, faithful sons of their people who gave their lives for Ukraine. The audience observed a minute of silence in memory of the fallen border guards.
Many border guards and employees of the Chop detachment received gratitudes and certificates for significant contribution to the reliable protection of state border. Overall, on that day, border guards of the westernmost region heard many friendly and sincere wishes, including wishes for peace in the country.
At the end of the celebration, all the participants had the opportunity to visit the exhibition of border guard technology and weapons, and border guard gods amused the guests with skilful detection of weapons and drugs and detention of offenders.