Oct. 29, 2021
USAMRD-G join US leaders to honor the fallen in Tbilisi Heroes Square
TBILISI, Georgia —
Soldiers from U.S. Army Research Directorate-Georgia (USAMRD-G), took part in commemorating the 28th Anniversary of the fall of Sokhumi at the Georgian Veterans Mémorial in Heroes Square, Sept. 27.
The ceremony honored the victims of the Sokhumi Massacre of 1993 and the subsequent fall of Abkhazia to Russia-backed forces. Soldiers from U.S. Army Research Directorate-Georgia and U.S. Embassy leadership have performed a formal wreath laying ceremony at the memorial for the last six years to honor Georgian veterans, the memories of the thousands who fell and the survivors of that day.
Ambassador Kelly C. Degnan, and Col. Stephanie Bagley, Senior Defense Official and Defense Attaché, joined the U.S. diplomats during the ceremony, attended by senior Georgian military and civilians.