|70th Separate Guards Motor Rifle Brigade|
|Decorations|| Order of the Red Banner (2)|
The brigade was formed on 1 March 1980 in Kandahar from the 373rd Guards Motor Rifle Regiment of the 5th Guards Motor Rifle Division. On 4 May 1985, it was awarded a second Order of the Red Banner for its actions in Afghanistan. In August 1988, it withdrew to Kushka. The brigade was disbanded in February 1989.
- ↑ Holm, Michael. "70th independent Guards Motorised Rifle Brigade". http://www.ww2.dk/new/army/other/70ogmsbr.htm.
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