Badge presented to veteran of GPW in Karaganda region (PHOTO)
During his working visit to Karaganda Chairman of the Committee for Emergency Situations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan, Major-General V.Petrov congratulated veteran of the Great Patriotic War and fire precautions Kusenov S.K. on 100-year anniversary and handed the badge.
According to the Committee, on January 20 Sabirgali Kusenov has celebrated his 100th anniversary. Sabirgali Kusiene was born in West Kazakhstan region, where in 1939 he was drafted into the Soviet Army. In July 1941 for the first time he got into action against the Nazi invaders in 518 anti-aircraft regiment. During the war Sabirgali Kusenovich defended Mogilev city, fought on the Western Front, participated in the battles and the release of human settlements in Smolensk, Bryansk, Kalinin, Vitebsk regions, defended Moscow. He met the Victory on the Courland peninsula in the Baltic States.
After the war, the military biography of Sabirgali Kusenov continued in fire precautions in his own Urda district of West Kazakhstan region. In 1952 he was sent for further service in Karaganda.
More than 40 years of working career of Sabirgali Kusenov were devoted to the service in fire protection, where as a result of selfless labor hundreds of fires and other emergencies were eliminated, many lives were saved, a significant amount of wealth was saved from the destruction. Sabirgali Kusenov retired on a pension as Deputy Chief of Staff of firefighting.