#80305 Sleeve patch of the cadet of 242 Educational Center for Paratroopers(VDV).
Currently the 242 Educational Center for Paratroopers is located near the city of Omsk in the Russian Federation. The history of this educational institution begins in the 1961. Since than this center has educated professionals in more than 50 different specialties. Almost every third student of the center has passed the "survive and win" test of the institution. The "survive and win" is not only a test for the paratroopers but also is a source of pride for passing this test means becoming a member of the brotherhood of paratroopers(VDV). Falcon carrying a sword is an old Slavic symbol of strength, bravery, and courage which takes it ancestry from Rurik and his symbol - Rarog.Price: $5.95