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To avoid disappointment ...

I met the other day with a colleague, an acting officer of the internal troops. It’s upset: the son went to enroll in one of the educational institutions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and yesterday he was disappointed, said he wanted to take the documents ...

- I put in so much effort that he enrolled in this institute. Traveled specifically to the city on a business trip, "built bridges," agreed. My bastard and lazy, in fact, had only to go through the professional selection and the “classroom”, i.e. mesyatsok hold out: live in a summer camp, in a tent, in the fresh air, and he told me yesterday: “Dad, I can not live here anymore! Mosquitoes fly in clouds! Chiefs carp. They feed badly. ” And, as it turned out, the guys with whom I had already managed to become friends, did not pass through the competition and are about to go home, and my fool is also beaten. I put in so much effort ...

The wailing of a friend is understandable. The only son, the hope of parents. A prestigious departmental university, a good opportunity to start a brilliant career, and suddenly ... “I am taking the documents!”

As it turned out, the son of a former colleague grew up and was brought up on everything ready, loved, like many of his teenage peers, "hang out in the computer", was not burdened with some duties at home, was left to himself at weekends - in general a typical homeless product or actual orphanhood with living, quite prosperous parents.

And I remembered a trip this summer to Pereslavl, where I visited this summer in the military-patriotic tent camp "Young Suvorovets". Here, on the territory of the Plescheevo Lake National Park, more than fifty teenagers from Moscow, the Moscow Region, the Nizhny Novgorod Region and Perm gathered from several military-patriotic clubs that are members of the Suvorov-Ushakov Collections. The guys lived under the strict guidance of the organizers, in tents, on the banks of the legendary reservoir, where the young king Peter received the skills of a navigator.

They did not have to miss there. From climbing up to the vigorous signals of the miner, until the end of the national anthem’s singing, the whole day was filled with various exercises in military-applied types of army pre-conscription training: drill, fire, studying military regulations and tactical and technical characteristics weapons, topography, fizo. There were also high-altitude, tactical, medical training, swimming on rafts, hand-to-hand combat, an obstacle course ... Those who wanted received a unique opportunity to "touch the sky" by making their first jump from the airfield of the city of Kirzhach. Unfortunately for the sabotage groups operating near the camp, guard and patrols were set up every night.

One of the key events of the camp was the "swamp Suvorov transition". Under the guidance of local guides, young Suvorov soldiers armed with machine guns, with honor overcame the wetland on the outskirts of the lake.

The most interesting thing is that the next day, barely drying out after the “exhausting swamp march”, the guys literally demanded to repeat the task of overcoming the “swamps”. The leaders had to take a time out, and the guys announced that if they went, only the most deserving ones would go. And then a miracle happened! Immediately recovered all who were previously sick and lame. The dress in the kitchen with a double force scrubbed the dishes, the daily stranded territory, and all the hunger strikes that had announced so far began to ask for the addition of Suvorov porridge. Even girls from a platoon of "pigtails" mobbed the head of the camp with a request not to deprive them of the opportunity to accomplish the feat. Seeing such an exceptionally useful educational effect, the management gladly organized a repeated “swamp transition”.

The Suvorovites established trusting ties with the renowned 21 of the separate Sofrinsky brigade of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, where the guys had been more than once. This time the Sofrinians were their guests. At the opening of the camp shift arrived confessor of the brigade Abbot Feofan (Zamesov), reserve officers: scouts and spotted berets. They did not come empty-handed. By the decision of the command and the veteran organization of the brigade, one of the Pereslavl military-patriotic clubs was given the honorary name of a soldier of the Sofrino brigade, Hero of the Soviet Union, Lieutenant Oleg Babak, who died in 1991 in Karabakh.

Law enforcement officers took an active part in organizing and providing the camp. The Deputy Chief of Police for the Protection of Public Order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Pereslavl-Zalessky, police lieutenant colonel Igor Alexandrov not only provided the necessary personnel to ensure the safety of the camp, but also organized a number of meetings with young police officers who took part in the hostilities in the North Caucasus.

In Pereslavl-Zalessky, as it turned out, there is a strong Cossack squad led by ataman Nikolai Sunyaev. They took on not only the arrangement, provided a demonstration on the big screen of patriotic films, but also organized various useful workshops and games. As you might guess, the Cossacks were also marshy guides and night saboteurs who made so much stir in the camp that the guys would have enough impressions about it for a long time.

And there were nights around the campfire, songs with the guitar and intimate conversations. About how guys, for example, understand historical the space around you? Do they also see deep spiritual bonds behind the beauty of nature surrounding them, rooted in the distant past, uniting us with it?

I saw the living, burning interest in the eyes of the guys. None of them, despite the rather harsh conditions, would never have agreed to change his sleeping bag on an armful of hay for home quilts. And what about the upcoming service of the motherland? Even the girls expressed a desire to wear epaulets after school - to become cadets of power universities.

I am sincerely sorry for my friend and his son. Spent time and energy, burned “bridges of induced crossings”, frustrated hopes ... But everything could have been different if he had sent his son even for the season to a similar camp!

To avoid disappointment ...

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  1. serge-68-68
    serge-68-68 26 July 2013 06: 51
    Two comments:
    1. It is interesting, that the son "sang", having got, for example, in the border school of model of 1985?
    2. I would very much like the Suvorovites not to be disappointed by the modern Russian army.
    1. kind
      kind 26 July 2013 07: 40
      I just entered the 85th, and at first I was ready to study without layoffs and vacations, if only I would not be expelled. I remember that they taught very competently and rigidly, but no one had any grievances, and about nutrition in those times, is a separate story. I am very proud to have graduated from college !!!
      1. serge-68-68
        serge-68-68 26 July 2013 16: 54
        What school did you go to?
    2. Hon
      Hon 26 July 2013 09: 13
      Quote: serge-68-68
      Interestingly, what the son "sang", hitting, for example, in the border school of 1985?

      And he wouldn’t have acted
    3. starshina78
      starshina78 26 July 2013 09: 17
      I will not write in the subjunctive mood, and argue that it was "if only". One of the reasons that young people do not want and are afraid to serve is the completely lost military - patriotic education of young people, the fall, "below the plinth," as young people say, of the image of military service. In Soviet times, military - patriotic education was at the highest level. Replicas like "it was a different time then, there were enemies" are not accepted. That Russia has no external and internal enemies? There are many more! Earlier, from childhood, the child was told and inspired that he lives in the best state - the USSR. we were proud that we live in the USSR, that we have the best education, the best army and navy in the world, we have the best medicine, we have all the best. The slogan: "Everything created by the people must be reliably protected" hung in almost all schools, at enterprises, in military units, this was taught in the lessons of the NWP (initial military training). Already in the eighth grade we were taught to disassemble and assemble AK, went to the nearest HF (sergeant school of communications). We strove to go to serve. The girls, sometimes, did not even meet with those who did not serve, considering them sick. What now ? "Did you serve in the army or in the navy? Why are you sick? Couldn't get out of it?" disabled. I do not argue, there are cases, but the family has its black sheep. Where will young people get an incentive to defend Russia if all sorts of "gum club members" put it "below the plinth", calling it "Rashka", if they show on TV how bad everything is in Russia, and there, beyond the hill, everything is fine, and the youth thinks: "What should I do in this rashka? I'll go over the hill. "Everyone knows that the Queen of England has grandchildren. And they consider it an honor to serve, and not anywhere, but in hot spots. Has anyone seen the son of a high-ranking daddy in Russia serve in an ordinary regiment or, God forbid When Medvedev's son will serve in the Taman or Kantemirovsk divisions, or somewhere beyond the Urals, like everyone else, maybe then others will be drawn to serve.
  2. Garrin
    Garrin 26 July 2013 06: 56
    And I recalled the trip this summer to Pereslavl, where I visited this summer in the military-patriotic tent camp “Young Suvorovets”.

    More to such camps. Thanks to the organizers and the author!
  3. cobalt
    cobalt 26 July 2013 06: 56
    Success comes only with the establishment of habit. Man creates habits, and habits create the future. If you do not consciously create good habits, then bad ones will arise unconsciously.
    aphorism author Albert Gray
    How wonderful that we have such people who form good habits in boys.
  4. smel
    smel 26 July 2013 07: 22
    To each his own. Life ahead is long with a guy.
    1. Corsair
      Corsair 26 July 2013 12: 08
      Quote: smel
      To each his own. Life ahead is long with a guy.

      KERNEL in any case, it would not hurt ...
  5. strange and pretty meaningless
    strange and pretty meaningless 26 July 2013 07: 25
    The usual son of a policeman is an apple from an apple tree ... We need to attach a guy to a scientific company - let him play a hacker.
    About fun, kids are a good thing. Only judging by the photos the military spirit does not smell. He himself was a doctor at such training camps. The same theme - Cossacks, priests with censers. Whom are we raising? About their impressions - the girls were more pleased. Somehow more liveliness in them, they can grow up faster. In my opinion, it will be necessary to adopt the Israeli experience. There will soon be more women than boys among those who want to be called up.
    1. deman73
      deman73 26 July 2013 08: 52
      as for the ordinary son of a policeman, it’s not necessary so, the police have a lot of normal and good people who honestly perform their official duties, this is firstly, secondly, even if something happened everyone goes to the police and not to the bandits, and by the way the bandits themselves run to complain about their colleagues in police, in the third, it’s just most likely that studying at an army university is not for a guy, if you don’t have a soul for this, then you should not study
      1. strange and pretty meaningless
        strange and pretty meaningless 26 July 2013 09: 13
        deman73, I personally do not want to hook anyone. Maybe a lot. From personal experience - did not come across. All my problems remained mine. I agree, there is progress - many of those who at one time "helped" me in a quiet way are squeezed out into retirement. Which are now regularly and receive. It turns out - and I helped the country as much as I could. Here are just "stuffing can not be cranked back" - defeats in rights remained. And the statute of limitations is gone request
        And there are different children - also a fact.
      2. AleksUkr
        AleksUkr 27 July 2013 12: 24
        Quote: deman73
        there are a lot of normal and good people in the police who honestly do their job

        I can agree that a lot. But, unfortunately, not the majority. The infantilism of youth was brought up at home and at school. Although the school does not teach or educate under current law, it only provides educational services. What about parents
        as in Article:
        "" "- I put so much effort into getting him to enter this institute. I went specially to that city on a business trip," built bridges ", negotiated. My goof and lazy person, in fact, had only to go through the professional selection and" entrant ", ie hold out for a month: to live in a summer camp, in a tent, in the fresh air, and he told me yesterday: "Dad, I can’t be here anymore! Mosquitoes fly in clouds! The chiefs find fault. The food is bad."

        They brought up a dependent and a wimp in full. Let them now rejoice. THE SERVICE FOR THEIR THEM IS A FEARER ATOMIC WAR.
  6. kind
    kind 26 July 2013 07: 30
    I met the other day with a colleague, an acting officer of the internal troops. It’s upset: the son went to enroll in one of the educational institutions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and yesterday he was disappointed, said he wanted to take the documents ...

    It was necessary to educate a son, and not try to transfer this matter to the teachers and commanders of the military school. It’s good that I didn’t do it, I would still be expelled in the first session, and at least I left the place to the guy who really wanted to serve.
  7. Vitaly Anisimov
    Vitaly Anisimov 26 July 2013 09: 21
    Good article! Great Russia will begin precisely with the education in the spirit of patriotism of the current generation of children (who did not have time to powder their brains) ..
  8. JIaIIoTb
    JIaIIoTb 26 July 2013 09: 48
    I looked at the photos, remembered the pioneering childhood .... wept).
    In general, Honor and Praise to those people who, contrary to everything, without the support of the State are engaged in such a useful thing as Military Patriotic education.
    More such People are needed and State support and many problems could have been avoided, not now in the future.
  9. user
    user 26 July 2013 10: 08
    Well, times have changed, the guys are no better and no worse than we were, they are just different and their views are different (this is me in case of accusation that you need to drape from the rash). Yes, they are fools, but you look at what they rub on TV day and night, they sometimes ask me such questions about the 70-80 year, I don’t even know how to cry or swear. But I want to note that they are more educated than us and think a little differently, I would say more practical. My son raised his fingers about life in the West and so on. I sent it on a student visa to the United States for the summer holidays, well, I bought a round-trip ticket, gave $ 1 for the first time (taking into account their prices + housing, this is quite a bit), and he was there for 000 months. He drove alone, well, at least he had a good English school, the teacher said that he had the data. Wanted in Hawaii with a girl, but that did not grow together remained in Los Angeles, then in San Francisco traveled all the west coast was in Las Vegas. He worked at construction sites as a seller, I did not send money to Abramovich anymore. Got to the Russians, they live there as guest workers (in the sense of diasporas are grouped together). So he came and says the next time I will go only as a tourist. The brains fell into place, all garbage stopped grinding, said that he lived there at the level of African-Americans. The truth is now hooked on American football, with English he is now all right. I didn’t bring any money, I spent everything there, and I didn’t set such a task for him.
    Such a trip is better than any patriotic education.
    Now I think it's time to set the youngest somewhere.
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  11. Asgard
    Asgard 26 July 2013 10: 27
    And we bought a bike ...
    They gave an announcement in the village that in the month of June there will be competitions for teenagers under 14 at the local stadium for pulling up on the crossbar ...
    Conducted and presented "GIFT", was a military commissar, said he would send everyone to combat units, who would come to his office personally ...., recently saw him, do not believe 12 people came (to the military enlistment office)))
    We have Children just GOLD ...
    He won a guy who pulled himself 68 times.
    Parents are not rich, they came to me to figure out where the GUEST BIKE is from a guy (cit.))
    Proud for the son left ....

    Wait a moment, I go by and see flocks of children at the horizontal bar, train)))) because I promised to do such competitions more often ... suddenly (following the example of military exercises)))
    We are thinking about spending September 1 ...

  12. philosopher
    philosopher 26 July 2013 11: 49
    Thanks to the authors who write such articles.
    The Chinese say: "even a long road begins with the first step" (the option "even a big thunderstorm starts with small drops", etc.) These publications tell about the first drops of real deeds with unbreakable hope and faith in their future, which they CAN build imagine a big people in their country.
    It is only a small matter: to be a PEOPLE, not a population or an electorate.
    I am sincerely happy for you. Russia has a chance to get out of the liberal-shitty pool, but we, perhaps, do not have such a chance. As one former Ukrainian president said: "Ukraine is not Russia ..." And there are so many variations of the subtext in this phrase that it becomes already gloomy.
  13. koksalek
    koksalek 26 July 2013 12: 12
    And maybe for the better, why does such an officer need someone who is burdened by everything that is not connected with a hang on the Internet, maybe it's not his path?
  14. Russ69
    Russ69 26 July 2013 15: 08
    Himself as a child in KYUM (Club of Young Sailors) was engaged. I remember pride when, after the first year, they were given out uniforms and went to all classes, like 2 times a week, already went in normal marine uniforms. Every summer, a two-week hike along the Volga; for this, a minesweeper was decommissioned from the Navy. And since there are not enough places on it (about 40 people), before that we had to go to the collective farm for another couple of weeks. You’ll filonite, they won’t take it on a camping trip.
    Now our former minesweeper, stupidly decays at the pier.
    1. tilovaykrisa
      tilovaykrisa 26 July 2013 15: 15
      Not in Moscow by accident? At the water stadium?
  15. brutal true
    brutal true 26 July 2013 15: 43
    Well, without priests, this could not have done.
    1. Poppy
      Poppy 1 August 2013 11: 33
      also did not understand: what does the priests have to do with it
  16. Captain45
    Captain45 26 July 2013 15: 53
    Well, almost on the topic of the article, a personal observation: at the moment, on vacation, my mother is visiting. It's hot outside and the window in the apartment is open, the kid is playing in the yard, making noise. Listened to the game "war", age about 6 to 12 years, and among them there are three girls of 7-8 years old. So you will never guess who they are divided into. Not on "ours" and "Germans", but on "terrorists" and "special forces". I was stunned. Of course, what time is such songs and it would be foolish to expect that today's children will share as we once did. But then, that they clearly understand who is bad and who is good cannot but rejoice. Moreover, judging by what I heard, they were not particularly willing to become terrorists. And this makes me happy. I think if a child from childhood has a clear understanding of what is good and that such a bad thing is not all gone and not spilled all the polymers, as some here sometimes try to convince us.
  17. albai
    albai 26 July 2013 18: 05
    The unbending core of: "patriotism, honor, pride for the Motherland, for oneself, respect for elders, the desire to defend the Fatherland, even at the cost of life, respect for all the values ​​and morality of a citizen of his country" is laid from an early age. And this is exactly how, on the examples of the exploits of senior comrades, war veterans, and the tempering of the spirit and body. The Union had an excellently tested system of training boys and girls, worthy of replacing Komsomol members and communists, selflessly devoted to the Motherland. After the collapse of the USSR, this entire system was destroyed. But for example, in Kyrgyzstan since the late 80s the military-patriotic club "Rodina" has been working with children from single-parent families, "difficult" children, and those who simply want, where the leaders are Afghans. In our time, this business is probably just fans who love to tinker with children. And all on a voluntary basis. They provide assistance as they say "who can do what and how." Collected good literature, hardware, all kinds of models, sports equipment. In spite of everything, children show hand-to-hand techniques, shooting, parachute jumping, going out to alpine camps in the mountains, in parts of the Moscow Region Organization of the Russian Federation, the guys willingly go to serve in the Army, take prizes in all kinds of competitions, in all games held under the auspices of the CSTO two three times on Issyk Kul, in Kazakhstan, in Russia in Velikie Luki seem to be a break in the year. BUT there are few such clubs, but all regions need to be covered. And in Russia there are many such clubs and it seems that there are more and more, which pleases! And only in such a way prepared children can be entrusted with the fate of the Motherland! No fear for the future !!
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