Lithuanian and Polish personnel of LITPOLUKRBRIG Command congratulated their Ukrainian colleagues on their professional holiday – the Day of Highly Mobile Airborne Troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, celebrated on 2 August 2017.
During a ceremonial assembly held in the Multinational Brigade barracks, partners from Armed Forces of Lithuania and Poland wished to hold courage, strength and dedicated service to preserve peace. Also among the wishes addressed to the Ukrainian soldiers in the blue berets were good health, peace, prosperity and unity.
“On this festive day, I express my gratitude for the high level of professionalism, courage and perseverance which the Ukrainian paratroopers have shown in multiple joint training activities. Ukrainian paratroopers are good ambassadors of their country, and demonstrate that military cooperation can harden the bonds and further tri-lateral developments in the defense area,” said Colonel Zenon Brzuszko, LITPOLUKRBRIG Commander.
Moreover, it should be stressed that the Ukrainian personnel of the Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian Brigade is comprised of 18 staff officers to the Command itself and an affiliated Airborne Assault Battalion. Since the creation of the Brigade in 2016, the staff officers and the affiliated Battalion HQ have participated in the wide spectrum of activities from international trainings to cultural events and have become an integral part of the LITPOLUKRBRIG family.