The regional government, the Astrakhan branch of the Defenders of the Fatherland Foundation, deputies and associations of local war veterans actively participated in the work. After all, support for the military and their families is today a priority in the Astrakhan region.
Thus, among the main activities of the organization are interaction with state authorities and public associations, the creation of a sports community for veterans and disabled fighters, the perpetuation of the memory of fallen participants in a special military operation. Likewise, the association will provide advice on the filming of feature films and documentaries.
As Denis Kharitonov highlighted, in the Astrakhan region the association will become a platform that will unite fighters after their return to civilian life and will also allow them to use their experience, knowledge and worldview for patriotic work with young people. in representative bodies. , executive and legislative authorities, social movements.
It should be noted that assistance to veterans of the Northern Military Region will be provided comprehensively. We are talking about assistance in finding employment and involving them in social and social programs and patriotic education of young people.
Local war and conflict veterans’ organizations will share their experience and practices in resolving problematic issues. For example, the Afghan Veterans Union, which is a member of the association, has already helped make prosthetics for an NVO fighter who lost his legs while repelling an enemy attack.
– Many guys, upon their return from the combat zone, do not know how to solve health problems, housing problems, undergo rehabilitation. Heroes defending the Motherland can be sure: we are waiting for them at home and are ready to help, – said Roman “Selyavi”, a member of the Astrakhan branch of the Association of Combat Veterans of the Northern Military District.