Order for Service to the Homeland in the Armed Forces of the USSR 3rd class #16271
Awarded to Colonel Aleksandr Ivanovich Kumpan (Александр Иванович Кумпан)
For the successes he achieved in military and political training and for upholding a high level of mobilization readiness in the province’s military commissariats
Made of silver and enamels. Measures 57.42 mm in width, 57.31 mm in height and weighs 62.9 grams without its screwplate. The mint mark “Monjetnij dvor” is located above the screw post in one curved line and the serial number “16271” is positioned at the bottom of its reverse. The minimum known serial number awarded is 0043, the maximum is 140290.
In excellent condition with all details crisp an few contact marks to the silver. The blue and white enamels are well preserved without chipping, flaking or repairs. Its screw has not been shortened and the order comes with its well fitted and correct screwplate. Both sides show an appealing dark patina to the silver.
Brief, concrete description of his feat of arms or achievements:
“He has been serving in his current position since January 8, 1972. During this time he has gained considerable experience in working independently and he has fully mastered all matters pertaining to mobilization readiness and resource record maintenance. He is capable of developing a mobilization plan for the province’s resources, which he is capable of strictly adhering to during the plan’s execution period. Within the province’s military commissariat and the cities’ military commissariats he set up a fine technical communications infrastructure for mobilization activities. He constantly looks for new, more advanced methods to oversee the mobilization. The military commissariat’s plan is always kept up to date. He devotes a great deal of attention to and structurally assists the mobilization readiness of the military commissariats in the province’s various cities and districts. He strives toward up-to-date records on mobilization resources, particularly transport vehicles, and demands the same of the subordinate military commissars. He is actively involved in conscription preparations and the drafting of young men into the Armed Forces of the USSR. He regularly takes special training lessons and demands the same of the personnel of the province’s military commissariats. He maintains a working relationship with the local Party and Soviet bodies. He is disciplined and dutiful. He commands authority within the province. In 1974 the duties of the military commissariat’s 1st Section were assesses as being in fine condition.
Conclusion: For the successes he achieved in military and political training and for upholding a high level of mobilization readiness in the province’s military commissariats, he deserves to be awarded the Order for Service to the Homeland in the Armed Forces of the USSR, 3rd Class.”
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