President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky awarded honorary names to combat military units of the National Guard and the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine as the Interior Ministry of Ukraine reported.
Zelensky awarded honorary names to military units for service in battle, courage, complete professionalism and exemplary performance of assigned tasks by the personnel.
“The ribbons of colors were handed by the head of the states to the commanders of 40th regiment of the National Guard that received honorary named after Danylo Nechai; 3rd brigade of operational designation honorary named after Colonel Petro Bolbochan, 9th border detachment of the State Border Guard Service honorary named after Sich Riflemen,” the message said.
On October 14, Ukraine celebrates the Day of Defender of Ukraine. It is the day for honoring of courage and heroism of the defenders of the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. It is a holiday since 2015. Moreover, the holiday coincides with the Day of Ukrainian Cossacks and the Holy Protection.