The memorial plaque in the honour of Ivan Melnyk, perished in the Russo-Ukrainian war, was officially unveiled in lyceum where the reconnaissance man had studied.
The warrior served in the 383rd separate regiment of remotely piloted aircrafts.
The reconnaissance man was killed by a sniper, while performing a combat task near Novhorodske town settlement in Donetsk region.
According to a Decree of the President of Ukraine, Melnyk Ivan Oleksandrovych was posthumously awarded the order “For Courage” 3rd Degree.
In September of 2017, he was awarded the title “Honorary Citizen of Khmelnytskyi Town”.