Sleeve insignia of the Special Border Reconnaissance Group.
The basis of their work is suppression of drug mules’ and smugglers’ actions, concealment of the sources of information from the adjacent party and carrying out expeditious actions on the border.
The totem of the Board Guards has always been the guard dog, and the wolf became the cult of the groups of special reconnaissance. Thus the emergence of the emblem in 2000.
The sleeve insignia of the soldiers of the 77th (formerly 163rd) Guards Marines Brigade.
Approved on July 12, 1997.
Regalia: the combat name “Moskovsko-Chernigovskaya”, the Order of Lenin, the Order of the Red Banner, the Order of Suvorov (2nd degree).
The Brigade is a part of the Caspian Flotilla of the Russian Navy.
The chest pin of the Veteran of the Hostilities in the North Caucasus belongs to the non-state public awards.
It is given to the participants of military conflicts in Chechnya and Dagestan: both military and civilian personnel of the Russian Ministry of Defence’s Armed Forces, including those transferred to reserve and retired, performing (or performed) their call of duty in the region.
On the reverse side of the badge there is a screw for fastening it to clothes.