The main task is to prepare young people for military service

An expanded meeting of the Supervisory Board of the Voluntary Society for Assistance to the Army, Aviation and the Navy (DOSAAF) of Moscow took place on November 19 at the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation. The event, timed to coincide with the 95th anniversary of the foundation of DOSAAF of Russia, was organized jointly with the Security Commission of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation and the National Association of Associations of Reserve Officers of the Armed Forces (MEGAPIR).


State Duma deputies, senators, representatives of the Ministry of Defense and the General Staff, representatives of the Moscow City Duma, the Moscow government, federal and regional authorities discussed the prospects for DOSAAF. Questions & nbsp; military-patriotic education of youth, the state and prospects for the development of military-technical sports and the preparation of youth for military service.

Member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DOSAAF Moscow, Alexander Kanshin noted that voluntary organization plays an important role in the implementation of state policy in the field of defense and security. The authority of the organization has grown. This is largely due to the support of the Ministry of Defense and personally the head of the military department Sergei Shoigu, who heads the Supervisory Board of DOSAAF Russia.

Kanshin noted the contribution of DOSAAF to the training of the army reserve and to the development of the Yunarmey movement. “ In recent years, we have managed to create youth army units in many schools in the capital and near Moscow. And we will develop and help this movement, '' Kanshin emphasized.

The Moscow branch of DOSAAF, together with the regional branch of the Yunarmiya, participates in the implementation of the modular program “ Moscow Yunarmeets ''. The guys were able to take training courses in the following specialties: Sailor of Inland Navigation Vessels, Navigators of Small Vessels, Young Submariner, Young Scuba Diver, Young Special Forces, Young Parachutist rescuer '.

Chairman of the regional department of DOSAAF Moscow Vyacheslav Ninichenko said that every year the ranks of the organization are increasing. More than 300 people have become members of the society during the year.

The head of the organizational and mobilization department of the Western Military District, Yuri Brezgin, and the military commissar of the city of Moscow, Viktor Schepilov, noted the contribution of the capital's DOSAAF to the preparation of young people for service in the Armed Forces. One of the pressing problems is the reluctance of the heads of commercial structures to release the employees who are in the mobilization reserve for military training.

– This is a serious problem that cannot be turned a blind eye, – said the former Deputy Defense Minister, head of the State Duma Defense Committee Andrei Kartapolov. – This should be done at all levels of government. And if the result does not come, then it is worth coming up with a legislative initiative. This is our country, our people and our future.

The participants in the hearings agreed that the potential of Moscow's DOSAAF educational institutions could be used more widely. This concerns the training of specialists in military registration specialties and teaching children the basics of military service with a five-day training camp in general educational organizations. Moreover, fees should be mandatory not only for students of public educational institutions, but also for private schools.


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