On October 14, on the occasion of the Day of Defender of Ukraine, the President Volodymyr Zelenskyi awarded the rescuers of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine – Valentyn Tokmakov from Donetsk oblast and Viktor Drachyshyn from Vinnytsia oblast.
So, for high professionalism, steadfastness, for courageous and heroic performance of the tasks aimed at protecting Ukraine, the guard commander of the 63-th state fire and rescue unit of the Main Department of the SES of Ukraine in Donetsk oblast Valentyn Tokmakov received the Order “For Courage” III degree. For the last six months of 2020 Valentyn rescued seven people on the fires.
Also, the medal “For Impeccable Service” III degree has been awarded to the head of the support service of the emergency rescue unit of special assignment of the Main Department of the SES of Ukraine in Vinnytsia oblast Viktor Drachyshyn, who during his service participated in many emergencies. In particular, in 2017, Viktor performed the task assigned to eliminate the consequences of the emergency situation on the territory of the military warehouse of the 48th Arsenal of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, located in the territory of Kalynivka district of Vinnytsia oblast.
Awarding the defenders of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyi said: “We put every effort to make everyone who serves Ukraine could feel how important it is for the state. Decent provision and conditions for our defenders and their families are our task number one.