Reception on the Occasion of the Day of the River Units
Monday, 5.8.2019 | Culture and traditions
Chief of the General Staff, General Milan Mojstilović hosted a reception for a delegation of the River units, on the occasion of 6 August – the Day of this Serbian Armed Forces Branch.
Congratulating tomorrow's holiday, General Mojsilovic expressed his belief that members of the River units and the River Flotilla would continue to perform all tasks professionally and responsibly, giving full contribution to the building of our military capabilities.
Commander of the River Flotilla, Navy Captain Andrija Andrić led the delegation of the River units.
The Day of River Units is commemorated in memory of 6 August 1915, when the first Serbian warship, the armored boat „Jadar”, was launched from the Sava River. This is how the history of the Serbian River Flotilla was established.