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President presented 26 servicemen with state awards

September 16, 2015
Most of the awardees are the warriors of airmobile brigade

On September 15, 2015, Petro Poroshenko signed Decree no. 546/2015 on encouragement the servicemen by state awards. Among those who were awarded by the Order of Bohdan Khmelnytskyi is Senior Lieutenant Sultanbahomaev Kostiantyn Ihotovych (his callsign “Sultan”), the commander of reconnaissance platoon of the 95th separate airmobile brigade.

From the beginning of anti-terrorist operation, the unit headed by young officer, took part in liberation of Kramatorsk and Sloviansk from terrorists, as well as in defending of Karachun hill. “Sultan” and his subordinates also were in vanguard during the raid of enemy’s rear that was accomplished by paratroopers of brigade headed by Hero of Ukraine, Colonel Mykhailo Zabrodskyi.

On January 26, 2015, Senior Lieutenant Sultanbahomaev was seriously wounded while performing combat task. Today, a brave scout is undergoing treatment and rehabilitation, waiting for a chance to return his unit.

We sincerely congratulate Kostiantyn on high award and wish him the convalescence as soon as possible!