Honorable military servicemen awarded
The military servicemen of the 31st and 33rd Battalions of III Infantry Brigade involved in ISAF mission were awarded by various kinds of medals. For merit to their country totally 592 soldiers were granted special medals For Participation in Peacekeeping Operations. All of them participated in NATO-let peacekeeping operation in Afghanistan.
Captain Paata Nakani was gifted by Vakhtang Gorgasali II rank Order. Captains Boris Charkseliani, Akaki Nadiradze and Zaza Gorgodze were awarded by Vaktang Gorgasali III rank Orders. They were granted the mentioned awards for successfully carrying out several operations in ISAF mission.
Minister of Defence Dimitri Shashkini and the high-rank officials of Joint Staff of GAF awarded the honorable soldiers.
As well LTC Shalva Dzindzibadze, LTC Davit Gvalia and Senior Lieutenant Giorgi Jalagonia were granted medals “Military Courage”. 23 military servicemen of the III Infantry Brigade were awarded by special medals “Military Honor”, 43 soldiers were given medals for Meritorious Service at the Ministry of Defence of Georgia.
At the awarding ceremony as Georgian Defence Minister mentioned our state always appreciates the merit of those soldiers who do their bit in world security and Euro-Atlantic integration instead of their lives.