On 25.04.2019, a commemoration ceremony in honor of the killed members of the Special Purposes Battalion “Wolves” who lost their lives on 28 April, 2001 in Vejce was held in front of their monument at barracks “Ilinden”.
In front of the monument of the killed: Staff Sergeant Robert Petkovski, Sergeant Boban Trajkovski, Sergeant Mile Janevski, and Sergeant Igor Kostevski bouquets of fresh flowers were laid by delegations of family members, members of the battalion, the Special Operations Regiment, General Staff, Joint Operations Command, former members of the Special Purposes Battalion, Rapid Deployment Unit “Tiger”, units located at barracks “Ilinden” and others.
The activities in honor of the heroes traditionally started a few days before with demonstration exercises and friendly football match in Makedonska Kamenica, as well as laying fresh flowers in front of the monument in the high school in Makedonska Kamenica that is named after one of the heroes, Mile Janevski-Dzingar.
A voluntary blood donation was also organized as part of the commemoration activities at barracks “Ilinden” and they managed to collect 56 blood units.
In his speech, the Special Purposes Battalion Commander said that Mile, Robert, Igor and Boban are our myth, our pride and that the unit would not be as it is today without their sacrifice. Therefore, the memory of our heroes will live forever in our hearts.