Second Lieutenant Rank as a Good Addition to the University Degree

Once again in Shostka Institute a solemn ceremony of presentation with shoulder straps of the second lieutenant to the graduates of the military department of Sumy State University was held. On this occasion students, their parents, teachers and staff of the university gathered.
Perfect military bearing and slightly confused smile on agitated face – such a look this year's graduates of the military department had, because on this day they were given the initial rank officer – Lieutenant.
According to Colonel Mykola Lyapa, the head of the military department of Sumy State University, that knowledge and training that young officers have got in the high educational establishment, make it possible to find a job not only in the field of the acquired civilian profession, but also in power structures – the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Ministry of Home Affairs, border and custom services and so on.
In his turn, the director of the Institute Vitaliy Lukyanovich Akulenko noted that military department is gaining popularity among boys as well as girls. This year 9 boys (3 of them in the university, where they continued studying while getting master degree) and one representative of the fair sex received the insignia. Director of the institute called upon college and institute students to pay attention to such an excellent opportunity – to get together with a university diploma of basic higher education a primary rank officer.
During the solemn event the heroes of the holiday occasion were invited on stage: Olexandr Beklemischev, Yuriy Zatsarynnyi, Olexandr Korzh, Anton Mez’ko, Maxim Mez’ko, Yevgeniy Nikolayenko and Yuliya Bazylevych. After Mykola Lyapa had read an excerpt from the order of the Minister of Defence of Ukraine, the guys finally got what they strove for two years – second lieutenants straps. Newly-made officers were welcomed with inflammatory songs and dances of student participants of folk art troupes "Svitanok" and " Suzirya".
The guest of honor of the holiday, Shostka Mayor Nikolai Noga noted the significance of this event for the students, their parents, the institute and our town in general.
Now the second lieutenants only have to get through the fifth year of study and all the way to their dreams about military career and prestigious job will be open.


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