Service and participation in combat operations
1988 - 1990 - Served in USSR Armed Forces.
1990 - 1993 - Participated in the self-defence of Armenia in Saro’s detachment in Ijevan.
1993 - 1998 - Served in Military Unit 51191 as Deputy Battalion Commander/ Regiment Deputy Chief of Staff /Assistant Head of Intelligence/deputy heads of Intelligence and commander of regiment.
1994 - Was seriously wounded of a mine explosion while performing a combat mission.
Combat Service Medal, Medal For Courage; Service to Homeland Medal of 1st degree; MOD medals Marshal Baghramyan, Vazgen Sargsyan, Garegin Nzhdeh, Drastamat Kanayan, For impeccable Service of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th degrees, 20 Years of Armenian Armed Forces; Armenian Prime Minister’s medal; personal and hunting weapons.