Sasha Galstyan

 

SASHA GALSTYAN
12.08.1996 – 02.04.2016
Military rank: Junior Sergeant

Born in the city of Armavir, Armavir marz.
2003-2004- Studied at the №2 secondary
school in Metsamor, Armavir marz.
2004-2012- Studied at the №1 secondary
school in Metsamor.
2012- Studied dental technology at the Armavir
State Medical College (Diploma with Honours).
2014- Studied at the Yerevan Haybusak University.
January 14, 2015- Conscripted into the army, served
in N military unit of the Defense Army of RA as sanitary
inspector. Promoted to the military rank of Junior Sergeant.
Killed on April 2, 2016 in N command-and-observation
post of the 9th Defense Region when defending 112 military
post (Varazatumb/Lala Ilahi) together with his fellow
servicemen Sgt. Adam Sahakyan, Karen Nersisyan,
Pvt.  Baris Ozmanyan, Bagrat Aleksanyan, Tigran
Berakchyan,  Andranik Grigoryan, Jora Yesayan.
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 RA Medal of
“Courage” and the Medal for “Combat Service” of
Artsakh and the Medal of “Homeland Protection”
of the “Veterans of the Karabakh War” NGO.