Tanker Day in Ukraine (11/09)

The mechanized and tank troops of Ukraine form the basis of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

On the second Sunday of September, tankers of Ukraine celebrate their professional holiday - Tankmen's Day (Ukrainian: Day of Tankers).

It was established in August 1997 by a Presidential Decree in support of the initiative of veterans of tank troops and tank builders of Ukraine, taking into account their merits during the Great Patriotic War and with the aim of educating tank soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the best traditions of previous generations.