The day of employees of the State courier service
Perhaps not everyone knows that in Russia there is a profession of feldjager. This German term is called the courier, government or military, which delivers important secret documents from hand to hand. To be a courier, the man had to carry the title of non-commissioned officer (warrant officer). In many countries feldjager are members of the military police. Now feldjager included in the apparatus almost all States and their armies.
The first such couriers appeared in 1742 in Prussia, Russia, the emergence of this service is tied to the date of December 17, 1796 – on this day, Paul I signed a decree on establishment of the Courier corps. Since then feldjager more than 200 years properly perform their duties. The service was then under the control of the Provisional government, the Bolsheviks, and once the authorities even tried to abolish. This was done for the sake of economy N. With.Khrushchev, but without feldspathic country lived 10 days.
Now Courier service is under direct subordination to the President. Now feldjager - military or government couriers, delivering secret documents. This profession is considered to be “closed”, and State courier service is a part of forces to ensure public safety. The couriers can be compared with the MVD and FSB. Their work is very important and dangerous, because sometimes the document is necessary to bring the cost of his own life. To become a courier, you must complete the initial training, where you can learn how the combat and shooting, and good manners. Feldjager constantly train – swimming, running, wrestling, classes in dash, throwing grenades... you Can say that these couriers – real spies and agents 007!
Feldjager busy messages and documents from the President, Executive, judicial and legislative branches, and so forth. Also couriers carry important messages abroad. December 17, you should think about the specialists this dangerous profession and wish them a successful job.