As conceived by the Ministry of Defense, the girls have after graduating from college, then military schools, to replace civilian personnel in the army and navy, in which the armed forces needed as experienced shortage of staff due to the reforms in the army and a lack of the military. The experiment was conducted in Yekaterinburg and Moscow Suvorov Military School and the St. Petersburg Nakhimov. It is not known, as in other cities, and in Yekaterinburg experiment was a success: the 12 graduates enter the military college.
- I am very glad that follow in the footsteps of his father - he was my war. From his childhood dream of becoming a doctor, but also wanted to wear shoulder straps, so I will come to the military medical school in St. Petersburg at the Faculty of Surgery - he said Natalia Shvetsova graduated from IED.
Natasha - gold medalist at their year - 11 people with a gold medal, two silver medalists. In girls - four gold and one silver medal. That is one in five in this, the 66th edition in a row - with a medal for excellence in education. This was not before. According to the officers, teachers, the influence of boys and girls at each other, because the girls have learned with them.
- We have not started to create a separate class for girls. Our graduates have studied in the same class with the boys - just like in a regular school. They taught the students to dance, to join the creativity, and in some moments even disciplined, - said the head of the Yekaterinburg Suvorov Military School, Colonel Yuri Zatonatsky.
As recognized by the guys, they were shocked when they saw marching on the parade ground of female cadets at first shunned them hesitated, but then became friends, began to help the girls get comfortable. "Substitute the strong man's shoulder," - joking now the girl.
About discipline - a separate conversation. The IED received 19 girls, seven of them for various reasons left: someone went with his parents to a new post, and someone did not stand the discipline requirements. After all, here use a mobile phone or surf the web can only be scheduled and that for some who are used to spending time on social networks and communication via SMS, abnormal test.
It was hard to get used to military discipline, to cope with the volume of teaching material, which is significantly higher than in a normal school. Not to mention the three-hour daily self study. It is said that the students mastered the two compulsory languages - English and German and Chinese - as an additional, received his musical education, all dancing beautifully. In general, all graduates - independent, ready-to-life people. Usually, after each release of Yekaterinburg IED about 70 percent of the students want to study at military academies this year to try to get all graduates without exception. The girls chose the medical sphere, communications, military space forces.
- This is the first and the latest release of the girls in the history of our school. Russia's Defense Ministry has decided not to continue the experiment, even though women have successfully completed training. What caused such a decision is not known, but it is not discussed, but of course we will miss our graduates of, - said Yuri Zatonatsky.
In the tradition of the school's students did not sleep on the eve of the release - greeted the dawn in the territory of the school in the morning, after awarding them certificates went to the parade ground and threw up the coin. For luck.
The Yekaterinburg Suvorov Military School in December 2013 was 70 years old. At first the school was called Orel and based in Yelets, and in 1947 was transferred to Sverdlovsk. Among the graduates of the VCA 11 Heroes of the Soviet Union and Hero of Russia.