Military of Ukraine - Military Holidays

Military Holidays

These are the professional military holidays of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

  • February 23 - The Defender Day (celebrated mainly by Soviet officers)
  • July 8 - The Air Defence Day
  • Last Sunday in July - The Navy Day; From 1997 till 2011 this day was celebrated on August 1
  • August 2 - The Airmobile Forces Day
  • August 8 - The Signal troops Day
  • September 7 - The Day of Military Intelligence
  • September 9 - The Day of Armour
  • September 14 - The mobilization serviceman Day
  • October 14 - The Day of UIA (ukr. УПА) foundation
  • October 29 - The Day of finance officers
  • November 3 - The Rocket Forces and Artillery Day
  • November 3 - The Day of Engineers
  • December 6 - The Armed Forces Day; festive fireworks and salutes take place in various cities in Ukraine
  • December 12 - The Day of Ground Forces
  • December 23 - The Day of all level operational control structures servicemen.

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