Kazakh Air Force Pilots continued this year their tradition of celebrating New Year’s Eve up in the sky while guarding the country, reported kazpravda.kz.
While the whole world gets ready to welcome the start of a new year, Kazakh pilots continue to carry on their important mission and stay on guard to protect the country’s borders, said a Kazakh Ministry of Defence statement.
This year for the first time, military pilots showed what it is like to celebrate and wish all Kazakh citizens a happy New Year while onboard a warplane.
The ministry stressed that the mission of the armed forces of Kazakhstan continues despite the celebrations. In order to provide safe and peaceful holidays, the military are guarding both on the ground and in the air.
The unit commanders also traditionally congratulate the troops as it is important to create a festive atmosphere to make the holiday as comfortable as possible.