During the 13th award ceremony of the "People's Hero of Ukraine" Order in Poltava, a group of warriors and volunteers from the whole Ukraine received the Orders. In particular, the commander of the Special Forces reconnaissance group of the 3rd separate Special Forces regiment Yevhen Podolianchuk was awarded posthumously.
Courageous officer-scout was among the first who went to the area of the anti-terrorist operation to protect state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine
On September 14, 2014, Senior Lieutenant Podolianchuk Yevhen Petrovych died during the defence of the Donetsk Airport.
Yevhen's wife received the award for him. Kirovohrad Special Forces officers and volunteers came to Poltava to commemorate their comrades-in-arms.