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The Youngest Knight of the Order “For Courage” Cadets Oleksandr Harkusha Is an Example for Future Ukrainian Defenders

January 1, 2021
The courageous son of reconnaissance man steps confidently towards his dream – to become an officer of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
The Youngest Knight of the Order “For Courage” Cadets Oleksandr Harkusha Is an Example for Future Ukrainian Defenders

On the eve of the New Year’s holidays, this year’s graduate of the lyceum and nowadays cadet of the Military Academy Oleksandr Harkusha attended the Kryvyi Rih lyceum-school boarding house with intensive military-and-physical training and communicated with the pupils of the graduation course.

The lyceum pupils listened with interest to the cadet’s story about his studies at the academy. It is not surprising because all lyceum pupils know him. A knight of the order, a successful graduate and, at the same time, a young guy who proved even today there is a place for feat. Without exaggeration – Oleksandr Harkusha’s admission to the Military Academy, his persistence and consistency, friendly support of comrades, comprehensive assistance of ATO veterans, volunteers, lyceum administration and unindifferent leaders – all of these helped overcoming the difficulties that stood before this young man in the way to dreamt shoulder boards.

As Public Affairs Service of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine previously reported, on July 1, 2019, Oleksandr Harkusha saved lives of five juveniles in Dnipropetrovsk region. The guy was awarded with the Order “For Courage” 3rd degree for heroic deed and became the first in Ukraine who was distinguished of such award in seventeen years.