In Odesa, the Naval Institute graduates received the rank of lieutenants

03 February 2020, 09:08
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Graduates of the Naval Forces Institute of the National University "Odesa Naval Academy" received the rank of lieutenants. The ceremony was attended by the command of the Naval Forces of Ukraine, the leadership of the Odesa Regional State Administration, relatives of former students and their friends

Diplomas and honorary officers' cortices were presented to the lieutenants by Admiral Ihor Voronchenko and first deputy head of the Odesa Regional State Administration Vyacheslav Ovechkin.

«Today Odesa region is the sea gate of Ukraine. And thanks to you, these gates will always be securely protected. Congratulations on getting your first shoulder straps. I wish you good health and success in your service! ", - said Vyacheslav Ovechkin.

The diploma was also awarded to Naval Soldiers Bohdan Holovash and Vladyslav Kostyshyn, who were captured by Russian captivity in November 2018. Last September, they returned home and completed their studies.