With a military ceremony in the barracks “Boro Menkov” in Kumanovo, fully respecting the recommendations and measures for protection against the spread of the virus “COVID-19”, the members of the 1st Infantry Battalion (1st IBn)) from the 1st Infantry Brigade (1.IBr) celebrated the day of the unit on February 26, the day when in 1944 in the village of Zegljane, Kumanovo region, the 3rd Macedonian People’s Liberation Brigade was formed.
The ceremony was attended by a delegation from the Operations Command (OC) led by the Deputy Commander of the OC, Brigadier General Orce Jordev, a delegation from the Command and Staff of the 1st Brigade led by the brigade commander, Brigadier General Besnik Emini and the commanders of 1st IBr the units.
The commander of the 1st Infantry Brigade, Brigadier General Besnik Emini and the commander of the 1st Infantry Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Ljupcho Velkov addressed the present guests with their speeches.
A number of officers, non-commissioned officers and professional soldiers were awarded and praised, and as part of the celebration of the Day of the unit a delegation from the battalion laid fresh flowers in front of the memorial plaque in the village Zegljane. A blood donation campaign was also organized.