Monday, June 27, 2022

Unsavory Berets

Established in October 2015, the All-Russia "Young Army" National Military Patriotic Social Movement Association, transliterated as 'Yunarmiya,' or YAM is a youth organization supported and funded by the Russian Ministry of Defence to train future personnel for the uniformed services and to “instil the values of patriotism, national service, national and military history, remembrance of past military operations and campaigns and of the fallen of its armed forces, and to help develop the country as its population grows”.

A successor to the military courses in both the Vladimir Lenin All-Union Pioneer Organization and the Komsomol during Soviet times, and keeping the traditions of the Great Patriotic War services of these organizations, it is affiliated with the Russian Armed Forces, DOSAAF and the MOD Armed Forces Central Sports Society.

Young Army Cadets are distinguished by their red berets.

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