In Pavlodar passed qualification tests soldiers of the National guard the right to wear maroon beret.
About 500 soldiers who had served in the special forces for at least three years, expressed a desire to participate in a trial, the press service of the regional command “Shygys”. 47 people got a permit, but coveted takes only 12 fighters.
“Special forces soldiers of the National guard tested for durability in the harsh climatic conditions approached to fighting, with a sharply continental climate of the region. The area tests of the selected flat, sometimes wooded, with ponds of natural origin.
A three-stage qualification tests to pass was not so easy. The soldiers passed the standards for physical and fire training. On the final day of the 14 candidates came to start the 12-kilometer forced March. On a particular route the soldiers had to overcome water and marsh obstacles”, — stated in the message.
The finish line got 12 fighters who had to overcome the obstacle, and hold the target shooting.
The final stage – dogfight. The candidates fought each other in two rounds, on the third they were opposed by the existing special forces soldiers. Eventually, all 12 soldiers managed to pass difficult tests and to receive an honorary green beret.