Minister of Defence of Ukraine signs order for the daft of reserve officers

May 30, 2017
The press Service of the Defence Ministry of Ukraine informs

The Minister of Defence of Ukraine General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak signed an order that specifies the conditions for drafting reserve officers who graduated from military departments in higher educational institutions of Ukraine and hold primary commissioned ranks.

The Chief of the Main Personnel Directorate – Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Lieutenant General Artur Artemenko reported on this today in the course of the briefing for the representatives of mass media.

According to the order of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine no. 170, persons under 43 years of age who completed the full military training course in accordance with the preparation of reserve officer, graduated from military departments, have a university degree no lower than a bachelor degree and who were appointed to a primary officer rank can be drafted. Term of service for this category comprises 18 months.