Mirče Acev was an organizer of the Communist resistance in Vardar Macedonia during the Second World War. He formed the first resistance battalion on August 18, 1943. The Mirče Acev battalion became the first major unit of the Macedonian People's Liberation Army, which is considered to be the predecessor of the present-day Army of the Republic of Macedonia.
Macedonian army in its modern form was founded in 1992, following the country's independence from Yugoslavia. It is the armed forces of the Republic of Macedonia. The army consists of two service branches, the Ground Force and Air Force.
Although Army Day is not a public holiday, it is always celebrated with an official ceremony held at the Ministry of Defense/General Staff premises in the city of Skopje. The celebration typically includes a military parade, an exhibition of the vehicles and weapons, promotions, and presentation of certificates, badges and plaques to the personnel.Remind me with Google Calendar
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