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In search of lost landmarks

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The Russian army needs new spiritual and moral ideals


Something is amiss with us in education in the Armed Forces. The basic truth is that with the change of the political system in the state, its military structure should also change. But since 1991, some are nostalgic for the past, others see the exit of military priests at the institute, and others remain in prostration. There are also shy proposals for the modernization of the existing education system as a whole - although in fact there is nothing to modernize. The mistake of innovators in misunderstanding that a single or particular cannot solve a common problem.

Work with the personnel in the Armed Forces of Russia has become much more complicated - the state has been tasked with making the 12 months from the youth not only a warrior, but also a personality. A military educator should prepare a person for life in society, attach him to spiritual, material and physical culture. In essence, to fill in all that he was not given by his family, school, university. The task, let's say at once, is difficult.

Were on the ashes

The army now for this has neither the strength nor the means. Today, the very basic concepts of morality have changed: good, evil, virtue, vice, justice, duty. The priorities of enrichment by any means have come to the fore. These new values ​​have acquired a specific monetary value and, thus, have approved in society far from the best postulates of Western morality. Uncertainty of the ethics category “the meaning of life” has eroded and such concepts as partnership, solidarity, integrity, a sense of the new, the value of the individual. In our country, a mature civil society has not been formed, which gives the personality the very necessary qualities for serving in the army.

In search of lost landmarksIt is in such conditions that the draft commissions have to work. Select the necessary human material for the acquisition of military units and divisions, special forces. And the commanders and the remnants of the defeated educational structures - to form an integral personality. But you can’t decide anything in fragments here, you need a coherent and harmonious system of working with people. The trouble is that the Soviet school of upbringing was destroyed, and instead a certain palliative was created, which, however, cannot fully solve this problem.

The Soviet educational system was born in the years of the Civil War and by that time was a brilliant find of the new government: a combination of education and political work gave a positive result. For the mass of illiterate fighters, the Red Army became a real school in the truest sense of the word. Until the end of the Civil War, the Soviet political departments were truly democratic organizations, which ultimately ensured the victory of the Bolsheviks. By the way, much of the practice of the work of the political departments of the Red Army was later borrowed by the British and the French.

A special concern today is the scientific support for changes in the spiritual and moral sphere of the state’s military organization. But, unfortunately, the leading scientific institutions of Russia stand apart from this problem. The Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the FSB do not have their own research institutions in the field of military-humanitarian problems and military culture. At the same time, studies show that until 1917, the system of educating servicemen, primarily officers, was aimed at educating precisely the individual. It is not by chance that before the revolution, people in uniform left a significant mark on the development of Russian culture.

During the years of Soviet power, emphasis was placed on educating and rallying the military collective. Vivid individuals, with extensive knowledge, their own judgments, often aroused suspicion and wariness. As a result, the contribution of the Soviet officer corps to the development of national culture turned out to be much more modest. The costs of this model of military education are hazing, which has become a harmful tradition. Therefore, the new system should synthesize the best achievements of both previous systems.

Today, the officer’s private file is a faceless document with a bare list of biographical data, through the prism of which no man is ever seen. Likewise, they do not reflect the personality traits and certification of higher supervisors. Here, it is tempting to cite as an example of the characteristics of the subordinates of the famous General Mikhail Dragomirov, who by their brightness and imagery border on aphorisms: Lieutenant-General Domantovich - “was a horse, yes, went away,” Major-General Prince Putyatin is certified by one word - “is not normal” , Lieutenant-General Lesovoy- “zealous, but from the time of the rifled guns of the first type did not go ahead in training artillery”, Lieutenant-General Zass- “soft, not to say weak, mentally modest”, Lieutenant-General Baron Zedeler - “diligent, painful, more complaints than content”, Major General Oghfinovsky - “has long been in need of rest,” Lieutenant General Zverev - “honest, committed, conscientious. Scribe. Prays to the Germans. In the field is lost, "Major General Voinov -" persistent, soft. Cute ingratiate, tactful. To a gentle floor diligent. "

Comments are superfluous. Maybe in some ways it exacerbates the paints of Dragomirov, but even in these statements of the general, the persons being attested are certainly visible. Including his own.

It seems obvious that the personnel work with the officers today is also in dire need of reform. It is necessary to develop a system for assessing the personality of an officer, which would be fair and objectively reflect his inner essence. This implies a clear interaction of state power, the dominant ideology, society and the Armed Forces proper, which are the main vectors determining the development of military culture. Of course, this interaction should be based on the historical experience and national traditions of the people.

That is how Peter the Great acted. In military construction, he managed to extract from the Russian and European military experience all that was necessary, but in the spiritual sphere he relied solely on the national peculiarities of the Russian army and thanks to this he managed to create the best army in Europe. He revealed the secret of this in the masterpiece of world military culture - the 1716 “Military Charter” of the year created by him.

Unfortunately, in our stories It was not always so. The unique Russian military writer Anton Kersnovsky wrote bitterly that after the death of Suvorov, military thought in the country was inspired solely by foreign models. Therefore, its work and can be likened to the work of the machine, set at idle. Seeds, fruitful in the Brandenburg sands, on the Russian black soil give only tares. Carried away by foreigners, he stressed, we underestimated Suvorov.

We know what the attempts to negate the previous period of Russian culture and its historical heritage, the creation of the so-called proletarian culture, have led to. Nothing came of this in peacetime. And during the war, the new political formation was forced to take advantage of the achievements of the Russian military culture for its survival. This process was especially vividly manifested in the period of the Great Patriotic War. The Soviet government considered all questions of cultural construction through the prism of Marxist-Leninist ideology, and this was reflected in the development of culture as a whole. Even the collapse of the USSR was largely due to the fact that the culture created by the heirs of old Russia was not able to reproduce itself.

Teacher and educator

The importance of the development of the spiritual educational sphere has not yet been adequately evaluated by the political and military elite of the country. The humanitarian aspect is extremely poorly seen in the basic documents on military construction. After 1990, this issue has never been discussed at all at the state level. Meanwhile, the problem of military education has long required a radical solution.

We should start with the statutes. They were distinguished by the fact that the oath was at the head, which clearly indicated how a soldier should serve, that is, the document had a distinct moral principle. Let us compare the Petrine oath with the modern one, and its moral character will immediately become obvious. In the "Military Charter" 1716 of the year it is said literally the following: "In the same way, officers are soldiers, like fathers to children, for the sake of them they should be evenly fatherly, and of course the children before fathers are unconditional in all obedience, believing their hope from their fathers in everything for the sake of the fathers, they have a careless care about their condition, about their teaching, their food, and every supply. "

Here I would like to recall the Nikolaev Imperial Academy (the center of Russian military culture), the motto of which is: “The army that knows how to think wins”. A simple question: what was the main exam for admission to this academy? Someone will say - a strategy, someone will call tactics, someone with a smile - statutes. But the main exam was an essay. Time for work was not limited, the topic was chosen by the applicant himself. Then the professors from the read essays concluded that the applicants knew better how to think. Those were admitted to the entrance examinations. Such demands were due to the fact that the better a person knows a language, the better his thinking will work.

Another example worthy of emulation. Mikhail Kutuzov, who from the second class of the artillery engineering school taught on a par with the other teachers. This school had an original system of organization of studies. Upon admission, each teacher at the admissions tests noted the knowledge of the subject, the boy's ability, his interests, and compiled a special note that went to the head of the school, and he himself offered his own curriculum for them. So within the walls, each student prepared according to his own program.

And how was the certification of officers? A somewhat cumbersome but effective certification system was developed, in which all officers of the unit participated. It is democratic, even in our modern view. There was also a textbook on the education of the officer of the Russian army. The author of these lines on his search took 20 years. Modern authoritative experts express the opinion that it can serve Russia even today, taking into account the changed conditions. The main thing is that it does not say “must know” and so on, but simply says what should be done and how.

The Russian officer was a teacher and educator of his subordinates, which made his connection with the latter strong. Someone may recall that, they say, was the military clergy. This is so - one father to the regiment. During World War I, the 5000 priests helped to maintain discipline at the right level, until Kerensky broke this system. But the main educator, we repeat, was still an officer. Today, in the absence of a civil society, officers in our educational institutions have to take this work entirely on themselves.

Before the revolution, the officers themselves had revealed the traits to the 48 personality traits. Familiar professors from the Academy of the Ministry of the Interior once told me that they had developed a list of 16 traits to characterize a person. At Moscow State University, Professor Yu. Shmelev and his laboratory developed a list of personality traits from 548. It remains to choose from it features, say, inherent to the border guard, sailor, pilot. It seems that our personnel officers will receive a very necessary auxiliary material.

It is time to raise the question of a single, effective assessment of the quality of educational work. It still does not exist. And we need strict, specific criteria. For this, it is necessary to conduct serious research in order to create a new system of military education.

Forget the "werewolves in uniform"

The highest was the concept of military honor in the Russian army. In moral terms, the corps of officers stood at a height above all. Educated in terms of knightly honor, the officers took care of the honor of the uniform, the honor of the regiment, their personal honor as the pupil of an eye. The guardian of officer honor was in each regiment a court of honor (there were also special courts of honor for generals), elected by the company of officers of the regiment. Elected the most worthy. The court of honor always tactfully and fairly dealt with misunderstandings and quarrels between officers (except for purely official cases that were to be considered in command order), ordered the officer to conduct this or that behavior in cases of incidents with non-military persons and was a constant reminder of the need to behave with dignity in all cases of life - in the military environment and outside it. The court of honor reconciled, forced the guilty to apologize to the offended, offended, or found a duel necessary. For people with a poorly developed sense of honor, a duel is barbarism, but for an officer, the readiness to stand under a bullet for the sake of defensive honor (his own or protected face, or his regiment, or his homeland) was a necessity.

The judgments of the court of honor were categorical: no power and no court could annul or change them. This right belonged only to the supreme leader, the king, but he never exercised it.

The court of honor judged the misdemeanors of the (unofficial) officer and, finding him guilty, could demand his departure from the regiment and even from military service: the officer could not tolerate dishonest in his midst.

What personality traits were characteristic of the officers of the Russian army? We name only a few: fearlessness, lukewarm, disinterestedness, prudence, nobility, piety, vigor, generosity, faith (loyalty), militancy, will, endurance, heroism, pride, humanity (humanity), discipline, valor, virtue, decency, , dignity, military spirit, spirituality, soul, idealism (ideology), initiative (private initiative), intuition, sincerity, martial art, diligence, culture (intelligence), eloquence, love of military affairs, wisdom, courage, perseverance st, resourcefulness, tirelessness, morality, caution, courage (courage), responsibility, memory, patriotism (fatherland), triumph, obedience, asceticism, understanding, decency, truthfulness, professionalism, courage, perfection (excellence), conscience (conscience), consciousness, justice, perseverance, partnership (fraternity, corporation), tradition, hard work, mind (intelligence), courage, honor.

Isn't it true that a warm feeling arises from this list of qualities in the mind, but the question immediately arises: what qualities of the officer’s personality from those listed are characteristic of today's officer corps? Unfortunately, not every officer can boast of them. Today, alas, there are a lot of cases when people in uniform lose military honor, or even turn into "werewolves in uniform". But the military organization is a hierarchical structure, it has the ability to adopt the qualities of the individual, which is at the head of it. If the Minister of Defense is not at hand, his subordinates will follow his example. How much time and effort, for example, will be needed to clear the legacy of “Serdyukovism” from the army, change the shaken attitude of society towards its army.

For the same reason, it is important to extract as much as possible from our military historical heritage, first of all, what will allow us to educate a person in uniform by a real person. This task should be solved jointly with the Ministry of Education and other interested departments. And, maybe, first of all, pay attention to educational subjects that form a personality: history, Russian language, literature, rhetoric.

The task is far from simple, and the Ministry of Defense will not be able to cope with its solution without the help of civilian specialists. Therefore, you should first deal with the history of military culture, then with its philosophy, and then take up a solution to the problem. It should be borne in mind that we completely lack historical consciousness, responsibility for the past, present and future.
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  1. Denis
    Denis 6 June 2013 06: 49 New
    +5
    What personality traits were characteristic of the officers of the Russian army? We name only a few: fearlessness, lukewarm, disinterestedness, prudence, nobility, piety, vigor, generosity, faith (loyalty), militancy, will, endurance, heroism, pride, humanity (humanity), discipline, valor, virtue, decency, , dignity, military spirit, spirituality, soul, idealism (ideology), initiative (private initiative), intuition, sincerity, martial art, diligence, culture (intelligence), eloquence, love of military affairs, wisdom, courage, perseverance st, resourcefulness, tirelessness, morality, caution, courage (courage), responsibility, memory, patriotism (fatherland), triumph, obedience, asceticism, understanding, decency, truthfulness, professionalism, courage, perfection (excellence), conscience (conscience), consciousness, justice, perseverance, partnership (fraternity, corporation), tradition, hard work, mind (intelligence), courage, honor.
    And why invent something new?
    All of the above was valued many years ago and there will still be as many
    It’s not liberalism and tolerance that should be introduced into the army, and different humanism with military affairs is somehow not very combined
    So don't reinvent the wheel
    1. bask
      bask 6 June 2013 07: 08 New
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      Quote: Denis
      The task is far from simple, and the Ministry of Defense on its own will most likely not be able to solve it without the help of civilian specialists

      It is necessary to start upbringing with a kindergarten, family, school. Our generation 80, going to the army, knew that she was going to defend the MOTHERLAND !!!
      Now how to explain the fooled media, youth, whom they are going to protect.
      When in front of their eyes, they’ve stolen billions and quietly for permanent residence in London. Children of rich oligarchs, large officials of deputies, as a rule live and study over the hill !!!
      Children of workers and peasants, such a division of responsibilities in the state .. can not be explained!
      ONLY EDUCATION AND UNIVERSAL EQUALITY BEFORE THE LAW WILL FIX THE SITUATION !!!
      1. GreatRussia
        GreatRussia 6 June 2013 07: 36 New
        +8
        Quote: bask
        When in front of their eyes, they’ve stolen billions and quietly for permanent residence in London. Children of rich oligarchs, large officials of deputies, as a rule live and study over the hill !!!
        Children of workers and peasants, such a division of responsibilities in the state .. can not be explained!

        I think the concept of homeland is somewhat broader than the children of officials and deputies.
        And the children of workers and peasants should be paid money for military service and provided with various benefits after the service, in turn, the aforementioned children of officials and other "elite" should be restricted from working in official positions in the absence of a record in the military card about military service.


        ONLY EDUCATION AND UNIVERSAL EQUALITY BEFORE THE LAW WILL FIX THE SITUATION !!!

        This is ideal. This should be sought, but I doubt that this is possible in the near future.
        1. Denis
          Denis 6 June 2013 08: 19 New
          +4
          Quote: GreatRussia
          This is ideal. This should be sought, but I doubt that this is possible in the near future.
          There is a big fight for the minds of the younger
          To remove as an abscess a brothel-2, various runti-minietoks, clones of western series. But all the money ...
          The same house-2 is a whole industry with their SMS-voting, and the advertising time in it costs oh-hooh how much. We watched in childhood even western, but normal films about the dolphin, the dog Lassie, about the heroic Polish tankmen and dog and did not feel that we were missing something
          The NVP was replaced by lessons in tolerance, and how was it for the boys to go through military training for happiness at the end of the 10th grade. Yes, they knew the VPKhR or the DP-5A radiometer. Now the same "Zarnitsa" was canceled as a legacy of totalitarianism or something, but how many in it ideology was
          Only those who will revive it will obviously not be those whose offspring study and live abroad
          Such gloomy prospects
          1. baltika-18
            baltika-18 6 June 2013 09: 24 New
            +3
            Quote: Denis
            To remove as an abscess a brothel-2, various runti-minietoks, clones of Western series. But all the money.

            I will only add that our money. NTV and TNT belong to Gazprom. We pay for all this stuff ourselves.
        2. baltika-18
          baltika-18 6 June 2013 09: 37 New
          +4
          Quote: GreatRussia
          other "elite" to restrict the ability to work in civil service positions in the absence of a record in the military card about the passage of military service.

          With their money, they’ll buy any record and everything that’s attached to it. The system in the country needs to be changed, not jerked and dodged.
          According to the latest data, about 100 thousand children of our so-called elite study abroad. In England, in private elite schools in classes up to 10% of children come from Russia. Who are we preparing? Where are we going to go? What to build? What kind of society?
          Yesterday I talked to a man who came from Moscow, worked there as a security guard in an elite residential complex. You know, I was struck by the hatred with which he spoke about these "masters of life." And he is probably not the only one ...
          It is necessary to change the system, otherwise it will be bad.
        3. Alekseir162
          Alekseir162 6 June 2013 09: 54 New
          +1
          This is ideal. This should be sought, but I doubt that this is possible in the near future.

          I agree that in the near future this is a difficult task, but no one has canceled the equality of ALL before the law, and this is now the most important thing. And then among equals there are "the most equal" for whom the law is that the tongue.
        4. pahom54
          pahom54 6 June 2013 09: 58 New
          +4
          In the United States, for some reason, a person who has not served in the army cannot run for senators or presidents. The English prince, along with everyone, fought as a combat pilot in Afghanistan. In schools, lessons begin with a national anthem. And this is in a country that consists essentially of a bunch of adventurers and does not have an indigenous national structure (the indigenous population - Indians - live on reserves).
          I didn’t serve in the army - you won’t get a good job (position, etc.), that’s the whole story
      2. Armata
        Armata 6 June 2013 10: 09 New
        +3
        Quote: bask
        It is necessary to start upbringing with a kindergarten, family, school. Our generation 80, going to the army, knew that she was going to defend the MOTHERLAND !!!
        Now how to explain the fooled media, youth, whom they are going to protect.
        When in front of their eyes, they’ve stolen billions and quietly for permanent residence in London. Children of rich oligarchs, large officials of deputies, as a rule live and study over the hill !!!
        Children of workers and peasants, such a division of responsibilities in the state .. can not be explained!
        ONLY EDUCATION AND UNIVERSAL EQUALITY BEFORE THE LAW WILL FIX THE SITUATION !!!
        Darova dear. The general level of education of the people in rubles is many times lower than the general level of the provinces. They just have more money. But who will remember you kindly after death for your stolen millions? But Kapitsa (father and son), Korolev, Alexandrov, everyone remembers. Who has what values. and one more thing. why do bandyukes cross their 3 storey house on their moguls? not for the sake of them only for this monument of disgrace later remembered?
        1. Misantrop
          Misantrop 6 June 2013 10: 57 New
          +5
          Quote: Mechanic
          But Kapitsa (father and son), Korolev, Alexandrov, everyone remembers.
          That's for sure. Even take the name Beria. I recall not only Lavrenty, the curator of many branches of military equipment, but also Sergo's son, an excellent designer of cruise missiles. But the current kids have sheer majors
          1. Gari
            Gari 6 June 2013 12: 43 New
            +3
            Quote: Misantrop
            Even take the name Beria. I recall not only Lavrenty, the curator of many branches of military equipment, but also Sergo's son, an excellent designer of cruise missiles.

            And we can remember Anastas Mikoyan of the Stalin Commissar, and his sons
            Vladimir fighter pilot. He went to the front as a volunteer. Three months before the front, he worked in the aviation inspectorate, circled both our and Messershmites’ planes. In 1942 he died.
            Alexei volunteered for the front, pilot. Combat Lieutenant General, commander of a regiment, division, corps, district.
            Vano is an aircraft designer, has been working at the Mikoyan Design Bureau for forty-six years, and in recent years he has been deputy chief designer.
            Sergo graduated from the Institute of International Relations, Historian and Publicist, Doctor of Historical Sciences, author of dozens of scientific papers and publications. During his long academic career, Sergo Mikoyan has gained a reputation in the country and abroad as a leading specialist in Latin America.
            Stepan is a test pilot. He went to the front as a volunteer, was shot down in battle, wounded. Honored Pilot of the Soviet Union, Lieutenant General. Lives in Moscow. Works in Zhukovsky.
            Hero of the Soviet Union.
        2. bask
          bask 6 June 2013 13: 19 New
          +1
          Quote: baltica
          It is necessary to change the system, otherwise it will be bad.

          I agree, with the court-oligarchic system, the state and society will be divided by the abyss. As FINANCIAL AND IDEOLOGICAL.
          We already passed this in the 17th year. When the peasants and workers did not understand and were enemies of the nobles. We are stepping on the same rake !!!
          Quote: Mechanic
          The general level of education of the people from ruble is several times lower than the general level of the provinces. N

          Hi Eugene. I agree that the level of $$$$$$ education is much lower.
          And most importantly, they have the psychology of a Western gay individual.
          With rare exception, they don’t give a damn about their homeland ...
    2. pahom54
      pahom54 6 June 2013 08: 58 New
      +5
      I completely agree. There is no need to reinvent the wheel. BUT!!! As they wrote earlier: The army and the people are inseparable. So it is, guys from the people, from the society that exists for a given period of historical development, come to the army (at least to conscription soldiers, even to cadets at the behest of the soul). And the answer here is one: education almost from the cradle in the spirit of morality and love for the motherland. And here the problem should be solved not only on the scale of the army, but on the scale of the state and statehood.
      To begin with, this idea - morality and patriotism - needs to be inculcated, ways and mechanisms to divert youth from Pepsi and Coke must be found, and, unfortunately, now this is a very long and difficult task.
      But somewhere there are youth organizations like "Nashi", something like pioneers (yes, they can be called whatever you like, so long as they bring light and definite into the souls of the children). These movements need to be developed and supported.
      1. Denis
        Denis 6 June 2013 11: 52 New
        +3
        Quote: pahom54
        carried a bright and definite
        It is necessary to get rid of the ideology of the consumer, or we’ll stoop after the West. Did we measure clothes or briefcases in schools during the Soviet era as phones now? No, the boys competed in the number of pull-ups and up-turns
        Healthier and healthier
    3. T-100
      T-100 6 June 2013 11: 35 New
      +1
      And why invent something new?
      All of the above was valued many years ago and there will still be as many
      It’s not liberalism and tolerance that should be introduced into the army, and different humanism with military affairs is somehow not very combined
      So don't reinvent the wheel

      Yes, it was appreciated, but by whom. We don’t appreciate it; we need to put an end to (born in 90), we need not to be lazy and educate modern youth. I think there will be a time when everything will be fine with us. And our children or grandchildren will spit in our faces for the fact that we were lazy people, nihilists, nihilists)))
    4. aleks
      aleks 6 June 2013 13: 39 New
      0
      In your opinion, all these qualities of a Soviet officer should be understood as anti and not?
  2. Orel
    Orel 6 June 2013 06: 58 New
    +7
    It may be too late to educate a person in the army. There should be a training system since school. So that people understand that this is their country and it must be respected and protected, and not deceived and plundered. There was initial military training. Why not return her to school? Fees why not spend more? Values ​​should be laid in the family. In general, an integrated approach is needed.
    1. Misantrop
      Misantrop 6 June 2013 11: 00 New
      +4
      Quote: Orel
      It may be too late to educate a person in the army.

      Not "maybe", but definitely. If only because in a year, even in the best case scenario, you can only correct what was laid for almost two decades, it is not realistic to completely change the structure of the personality without breaking it. And out of the broken, only terrorists are good, alas ...
      1. Armata
        Armata 6 June 2013 11: 05 New
        +2
        Quote: Orel
        Army man may be too late to educate
        People with a certain upbringing come to the army, and those who were brought up differently will not get there, their place in a prestigious university or with a dad in a company.
  3. Vladomir
    Vladomir 6 June 2013 07: 01 New
    +2
    It is interesting that there are people in the army, or even in the state, who think and study these questions for practical application ???
  4. treskoed
    treskoed 6 June 2013 07: 02 New
    +1
    A military educator must prepare a person for life in society, introduce him to spiritual, material and physical culture. Essentially make up for everything that his family, school, university did not give him.

    Well, here’s the last one - a military educator! And what about the deviators?
    1. kind
      kind 6 June 2013 07: 22 New
      +6
      Patriotism is brought up from the cradle, and not for a year of service in the army.
      1. Whale
        Whale 6 June 2013 10: 24 New
        0
        Here are just diapers supplied to us by NATO
      2. fisherman
        fisherman 6 June 2013 15: 18 New
        0
        Yes, Confucius spoke about this ...

        but it is customary for us to look for that unknown "system", chopping off its head, we will solve all our sore problems ...
    2. Misantrop
      Misantrop 6 June 2013 11: 03 New
      0
      "A military educator must." Yeah, in life, like land to a collective farm. Moreover - for free and in free time from the main occupation (defense of the Motherland). Despite the fact that pedagogy is not read to future educators in most universities at all ...
  5. Petrovich-2
    Petrovich-2 6 June 2013 07: 17 New
    +3
    People must be educated before the army.
    The army is in many ways a reflection of society. And if parents have all these qualities, then the children will certainly grow up the same. And there are people "people who think and study these issues for practical application".
    1. Egen
      Egen 6 June 2013 07: 19 New
      +4
      Quote: Petrovich-2
      People need to be educated before the army

      in-in. and people and their parents :) But this topic about educational gaps has already been discussed a hundred times
      1. fisherman
        fisherman 6 June 2013 15: 19 New
        0
        breaches of education ...
  6. Egen
    Egen 6 June 2013 07: 18 New
    +2
    "There was also a textbook on the education of an officer in the Russian army. The author of these lines took 20 years to find it."
    - And where, where can I look at a textbook, can I link?
  7. vovan53170
    vovan53170 6 June 2013 08: 10 New
    +1
    Here we educate officers with the qualities listed above, and they will look at our country and what is being done, so immediately revolution and chance. And then we are not the same, we would have a good meal, soft sleep, but to Turkey to rest, what a revolution. It’s better to steal slowly, but they don’t interfere with us. That's all we need from the officers.
  8. the polar
    the polar 6 June 2013 08: 53 New
    0
    Quote: Orel
    It may be too late to educate a person in the army. There should be a training system since school. So that people understand that this is their country and it must be respected and protected, and not deceived and plundered. There was initial military training. Why not return her to school? Fees why not spend more? Values ​​should be laid in the family. In general, an integrated approach is needed.

    It is necessary to change the corrupt corrupt anti-people’s power, to power, which at the head of politics will put upbringing of traditional moral and moral values, respect for the person, not the dollar.
    And the traditional Russian family structure and loyalty to the Fatherland, and not a bank account abroad, recognizes the foundation of the state.
  9. Orik
    Orik 6 June 2013 09: 05 New
    +4
    You can not separate the army from the state and society. If at the state level there is a rejection of ideology, read from ideals, a consumer cult is inculcated, then the corresponding changes are taking place in society. The problems of the army are only a reflection of the problems of society, our soldiers and officers do not fly from Mars.
  10. individual
    individual 6 June 2013 09: 26 New
    -1
    Unfortunately, we must admit that the ideology grafted on the defending soldier in the Soviet Army has been lost.
    The liberal authorities and the media did everything to decompose the Russian armed forces. Abolished the ideology of defense of the Fatherland.
    The service in the Army became humiliating.
    The word "slant" - from unnecessary it became the pride of cosmopolitans.
    The army has always been a workers 'and peasants' army, and through the efforts of the "reformers" it has become a corral for the poor and the orphan. Serdyukov's reforms cleaned out the remnants of the former combat power of the armed forces.
    The new leaders of the Ministry of Defense and the military-industrial complex are doing everything to restore the defense potential.
    The problem of the ideological formation of the Army will not be solved, so far in the political leadership will not eliminate the liberal idea and will not fire the carriers and propagandists of "their" free world.
    Then patriotic education will lead to a qualitative renewal of servicemen and the word "slant" will become an atavism of the organism.

    SERVICE IN THE ARMED FORCES OF RUSSIA, HONORARY DUTY OF A CITIZEN.
    1. Misantrop
      Misantrop 6 June 2013 11: 06 New
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      Quote: individ
      SERVICE IN THE ARMED FORCES OF RUSSIA, HONORARY DUTY OF A CITIZEN.
      Nichrome will not work until the duty in the army becomes a RIGHT (which still needs to be earned, and not kicked out by all means)
  11. cartridge
    cartridge 6 June 2013 09: 29 New
    +1
    “The task is far from simple, and the Ministry of Defense will most likely not be able to solve it on its own without the help of civilian specialists. Therefore, first you should deal with the history of military culture, then with its philosophy, and then start solving the problem. that we have no historical consciousness, no responsibility for the past, present and future. "

    This last paragraph of the article is really the gist of the problem.
  12. dark_65
    dark_65 6 June 2013 09: 49 New
    +1
    I read it and just smile, everyone has a sore soul, but nobody wants to treat her.
    In order not to sue the media for fooling the people, collective.
    No one will support.
  13. pahom54
    pahom54 6 June 2013 10: 26 New
    +3
    Quote: dark_65
    I read it and just smile, everyone has a sore soul, but nobody wants to treat her.
    In order not to sue the media for fooling the people, collective.
    No one will support.

    Here I am, a disabled person who has not left the apartment for 6 years, my soul hurts - but I have no strength and ability to do something. This submission to the prosecutor's office for the media should be made not by people like me, but for example the President sets the task of the Prosecutor General: to bring all this yellowness under the undermining of state security, under the deliberate fooling of young people in the spirit of "their" ideology, alien to the Russian state, and for years. .. eleven, and without the right to continue working in the media, etc.
    I understand this is tough, but it is necessary.
    1. Armata
      Armata 6 June 2013 10: 45 New
      +2
      Quote: pahom54
      Here I am, a disabled person who has not left the apartment for 6 years, my soul hurts - but I have no strength and ability to do something. This submission to the prosecutor's office for the media should be made not by people like me, but for example the President sets the task of the Prosecutor General: to bring all this yellowness under the undermining of state security, under the deliberate fooling of young people in the spirit of "their" ideology, alien to the Russian state, and for years. .. eleven, and without the right to continue working in the media, etc.
      I understand this is tough, but it is necessary.
      Greetings Yuri. my wife has a disabled brother with a broken spine. No, it wasn’t a war, as a child, he ran to a friend, and a neighbor dumped a log on his back. Well, I'm not talking about that. He is now trying the same way to do something for those like you and him.
  14. Whale
    Whale 6 June 2013 10: 27 New
    -1
    If people start asking questions why? as? from where? what for? It wakes up not Russia anymore; it wakes the USSR
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  16. Yarosvet
    Yarosvet 6 June 2013 10: 37 New
    +7
    You can write about what needs to be done before the end — nothing will change.
    Why?
    because
  17. Vtel
    Vtel 6 June 2013 10: 53 New
    +1
    Alexander III: “In the whole world we have only two loyal allies,” he liked to say to his ministers, “our army and navy. All the rest, at the first opportunity, themselves will turn against us. " The army is the bearer of the spirituality of its people, but this spirituality, thanks to the kosher-liberal politics and the media in Russia, strives for the western "blue" standard, and this is sad. Without God in your soul, it is impossible to cope with this by administrative measures alone. The family is a small temple where the spiritual and moral education of the young is laid. But there are not so many such families, because children are boiled in the western pernicious juice, hence the results.
  18. Valery-SPB
    Valery-SPB 6 June 2013 11: 16 New
    -1
    There are no objections to the author’s ideas.
    He is for the old Russian army, and so am I. Let's introduce all the good things that were in the Russian army. So that, as some point out, liberal-pederastic thoughts do not form, to keep everyone in check, but ... but also, regularly, once a month, to clear the brain from "spermotoxicosis", we lead soldiers to a brothel, as it was in the good old army.
    Or pass a law so that women serve in the army. Without fail, as in Israel. Call them from 23 years old if the woman has not yet given birth.
    I guarantee that after these introductions, the president or prime minister will not call on people to increase their birth rates.
    1. yurta2013
      yurta2013 6 June 2013 17: 49 New
      -2
      Quote: Valery-SPB
      we’ll take the soldiers into the brothel, as it was in the good old army.

      According to the stories of WWII veterans, such cases also happened in the Soviet army, during the stay of our units in Manchuria, after the defeat of the Japanese. However, such trips are hardly suitable for educational purposes.