Hayk Gagik Khachatryan

Hayk Gagik Khachatryan was born in 1998 in the province of Shirak of the village of Gusanna.After graduating the local school in 2016 he studied at the "Business Elite,, educational center in Gyumri. Since childhood Hayk had been distinguished by his kind of man. He was devoted, discreet, humble, smiling and kind fellow, who loved to help support and be with everyone in every issue.In his free time Hayk was painting and engaged in sport at the same time. From the earliest age Hayk dreamed to carry military uniforms and serve in the army.

In 2017, he passed the six-month training course in Compulsory Military Service in Artashat, after which he moved to Artsakh(NKR) as a junior sergeant commander in the Askeran region.
In 2017, on September 1, approximately at 11:50 am Hayk Gagik Khachatryan was killed by a mine explosion at a military unit in the eastern direction of the NKR Defense Army. Hayk was killed while performing a military mission.Hayk Gagik Khachatryan was posthumously awarded with the "COURAGE,, medal by the decree of the President of Artsakh.
For Armenian Soliders NGO and www.banak.info condolences to the family members and share the grief of loss.

Author: Alvina Harutyunyan
Translation by Marine Khachatryan