In Kyiv, the National Guard held a competition to determine the best crew of the armoured vehicle. Almost 20 crews took part in the final. The National Guard conduct such tournament for the second year in a raw to honor the armoured vehicle gunner Maksym Mushta.
On August 17, 2014, he participated in the elimination of militants in the city of Yasynuva near Donetsk. His battle vehicle came under artillery fire. The fighter died. In the same year, he was posthumously awarded the Order of ‘For Courage’ of the third grade.
Best BTR-60/70 APC crew:
- 4th Regiment of Protection of Important State Facilities, Pavlohrad
- 14th Battalion, Dnipro
- 2nd Brigade, Lviv
Best BTR-3E/4E APC crew:
- 1st Presidential Brigade of Operative Name of Hetman Petro Doroshenko, Novi Petrivtsi
- 9th Operational Regiment, Zaporizhia
- 8th Ivan Bogun Operational Regiment, Kalynivka
National Guard of Ukraine official website