Many of those present were having the national symbols on clothing, holding flowers, Ukrainian national flags or flags of the 79th separate airmobile brigade. The gate of the military unit was decorated with children's drawings. The passing by cars honked to show their support of the servicemen families. Chairman of Mykolaiv Regional State Administration Vadym Merikov, Mayor of Mykolaiv Yurii Granaturov, head of the regional council Taras Kremin were noticed among those present.
The buses with soldiers are constantly coming. The relatives are meeting the paratroopers with applause, giving them flowers, hugging tightly and kissing.