In 1985, Captain Hrynchak Valerii Ivanovych was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union for courage and heroism demonstrated during the performing of combat missions in Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.
Due to his extraordinary volitional qualities of character multiplied by the best patriotic and officer’s features of man’s character, Valerii Ivanovych occupied forever a worthy place in the history of former Soviet and modern Ukrainian military intelligence.
Having courageously overcome a difficult life tests, Valerii Hrynchak became one of the most striking commander image, on the example of whom several generations of the cadets Frunze High Combined Arms Command Military School decorated with two Orders of the Red Banner fostered, many of alumni of which nowadays are serving in the military intelligence system of Ukraine.
These days, at official site of Frunze High Combined Arms Command Military School were placed several messages that include unique photos and audio-materials dedicated to the exploit of Valerii Hrynchak. You can watch these materials at http://www.kvoku.org/blog/index.php
We sincerely thank administrator of site of Frunze High Combined Arms Command Military School, Seliutin Yurii Viktorovych for careful preservation of memory about outstanding Ukrainian intelligence men – the alumni of one of the best educational institution of the former USSR.