March 29 - Day of Legal Service Specialist (professional holiday)
"Day of Legal Service Specialist" is a professional holiday of lawyers (military and civilian personnel) in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, which is celebrated annually in Russia on March 29.
History and celebration "The Day of the Specialist of the Legal Service in the Armed Forces" is a relatively young holiday in the Russian Federation. For the first time it was celebrated in the troops and forces of Russia in 2007. "Day of the lawyer in the Armed Forces of Russia" was established on May 31, 2006 by the decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin № 549 "On the establishment of professional holidays and memorable days in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation." The decree of Vladimir Putin also says that the holiday is established "in order to revive and develop the national military traditions, increase the prestige of military service and in recognition of the merits of military specialists in solving the tasks of ensuring the defense and security of the state."
Traditionally, on the Day of the Specialist of the Legal Service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the country's leadership and top ranks of the Russian Defense Ministry congratulate their subordinates on this professional holiday, and the most distinguished employees are awarded with state awards, extraordinary military ranks, memorable gifts, government certificates and commendations of gratitude . However, the global spread of the holiday has not yet received, and in a number of places almost not observed.
"Day of the lawyer in the Armed Forces of Russia" is not a non-working day.