Engineering Troops Day in Ukraine Date in the current year: November 3, 2016

Engineering Troops Day in Ukraine Engineering Troops Day is a professional day of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, that is observed every year on November 3. This professional day was created by President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma on October 27, 1999.

Engineering Troops are responsible for engineering equipment of the battlefields, engineering exploration and engineering support in the offensive. Engineering Troops belong to the Ukrainian Special Forces as a part of the Army, the Air Defense Forces and the Navy.

Engineering Troops Day is not a public holiday and no special events are organized on this day. As well as any other professional day of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, it's observed only by the personnel of the corresponding troops. They receive congratulations from their relatives, friends, fellows and the Ministry of Defense. The outstanding commanders are awarded with memorial prizes, medals, certificates. Extraordinary military ranks are also given to the distinguished officers on this day.

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