Service and participation in combat operations
1982 - 1984 - Served in the USSR Armed Forces.
1989 - He formed self-defence detachments and organised the defence of Armenian settlements in Vardenis District.
1992 - 1994 - Participated in combat operations.
Order of Battle Cross of 2nd degree; Combat Service Medal; Medal For Service to Homeland of 2nd degree; NKR Medal for Courage; MOD medals Marshal Baghramyan, Andranik Ozanyan, Drastamat Kanayan, Vazgen Sargsyan, Garegin Nzhdeh, Nelson Stepanyan; other RA and NKR state and departmental awards.