Today, August 7, Ukraine is celebrating the Day of the Air Force. The holiday was established in 2007 by decree of President Viktor Yushchenko, and is a recognition of the importance of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in ensuring the state's defense capability.
The Air Force Day is celebrated annually on the first Sunday of August. There are 45 thousand soldiers serving in the Air Forces of Ukraine. Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman congratulated the defenders of peaceful sky with their professional holiday.
"I warmly congratulate you on your professional holiday - the Day of the Air Force of Ukraine! On the occasion I also want to express my deep gratitude to all the personnel, veterans and employees of the Air Force of the Armed Force of Ukraine for the exemplary performance of military duty, hard work and dedication to their people. I wish you and your family health, peace, happiness, prosperity and harmony, "- said in the greeting the Prime Minister.