Navy Commander Appointed New Deputy Minister
By order of the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Andriy Taran, Aleksey Doskato has been appointed deputy commander of the navy of the Ukrainian armed forces.
This was reported by the Navy Public Relations Service APU on Facebook.
“By order of the Minister of Defense of Ukraine dated June 17, 2020 No. 259, the captain of the 1st rank Aleksey Doskato was appointed deputy commander of the naval forces of the armed forces of Ukraine,” the statement said.
As indicated, during the service, the captain of 1st grade Doskato established himself as a professional, responsible and competent officer with a high level of training. He has 12 years of experience in the naval service, went from group commander to ship commander, was commander of the anti-submarine corvette Vinnytsya and the large landing ship Kostyantin Olshansky, and led the crew of the surface ship and the naval base. While serving as the deputy superior commander of the corvette, Vinnytsya was encouraged by the extraordinary military rank of “captain of the 3rd rank”.
Since June 2018, he has been Deputy Head of the Combat Training Department of the Navy Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Since February of last year, he was deputy commander of combat training – head of the combat training department of the Ukrainian Navy Command.
In 2011, as chief of staff of the surface ships brigade aboard BDK Kostyantin Olshansky, he participated in a humanitarian mission to evacuate Ukrainian citizens from the combat zone (Jamacheri, Republic of Libya) .
In 2013, he was the campaign commander during the participation of the anti-submarine corvette Ternopil in NATO’s active efforts in the Mediterranean anti-terrorist operation Active Endeavors.
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The press service also notes that Doskato is actively involved in the study of the armed forces’ experience and reform of the armed forces of the Armed Forces in accordance with NATO standards, and the units under his leadership have successfully completed tasks while conducting combat training and international cooperation. In 2016 and 2020 – the leader of the Ukrainian side in the Ukrainian-American exercises of Sea Breeze. During years of military service, Doskato has repeatedly received the badge of the commander of the national fleet, the Chief of the General Staff, the Minister of Defense of Ukraine and has received the State Prize of Ukraine – the Order of Daniil Galitsky.
As reported by Ukrinform, on June 11, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky appointed Rear Admiral Alexei Neizhpapa commander of the Ukrainian naval forces. The corresponding decree No. 217/2020 was published on the website of the Head of State.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru