About seven hundred of alumni of the military institution among whom – 187 participants of the combat actions in the east of Ukraine (who entered the Academy directly from the front in 2015) received “Lieutenant” military rank. More than twenty of them were awarded with the state awards for courage and professionalism displayed in the area of combat actions in the east of Ukraine. Young officers were standing in one line – commanders of units of mechanized and tank troops, rocket troops and artillery, artillery intelligence, units of engineer troops as well as specialists on psychological and moral support and commissioned bandmasters.
After the ceremony of consecration of Lieutenants for successful service, young officers marched for the last time as a part of the National Army Academy. At the end, Company of Honor Guard accompanied by military orchestra made performance for attendees.