Adam Sahakyan

ADAM SAHAKYAN
19.08.1996 – 02.04.2016
Military rank: Sergeant

Born in the city of Yerevan.

2002-2013- Studied at the №114 secondary
school after Khachik Dashtents in Yerevan.

Attended rhythmic gymnastics, swimming, karate,
eastern martial arts, figure skating, boxing classes.

2013- Was accepted at the Faculty of Design of the National
University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia.

January 14, 2015- Conscripted into the army, served in
N military unit of the Defense Army of RA as
infantry squad commander. Promoted to the military
rank of Junior Sergeant, later Sergeant.

Killed on April 2, 2016 when defending the 112 military post
(Varazatumb/Lala Ilahi) of the 9th Defense Region together with
his fellow servicemen Sgt. Karen Nersisyan, Jun. Sgt. Sasha Galstyan,
Pvt. Jora Yesayan, Baris Ozmanyan, Bagrat Aleksanyan,
Tigran Berakchyan, Andranik Grigoryan. Together with them
5 high-ranking officers – Lt. Col. Aleksan Arakelyan,
Roman Poghosyan, Onik Grigoryan, Maj. Suren Melkumyan,
Sen. Lt. Maksim Grigoryan – were killed in action.

Posthumously awarded the Medal “For Courage” of RA ,
the Medal “For Service in Battle” of the Republic of Artsakh,
the Medal “For Defending Homeland” of the
“Karabakh War Veterans’ Union” NGO, the Medal of
“Abovyan Student Council” NGO, the Badge of
“Participant of the April 2016 War” of the “Artsiv Mahapartner”
special forces regiment of RA MoD, The Certificate of
“Support for families of police officers” NGO killed during
Artsakh War and performing military tasks.