Kovalik Vasyl Stepanovich was the senior radiotelephonist of self-propelled howitzer artillery battery self-propelled howitzer artillery battalion 24th Iron behalf of Prince Daniel Galician separate mechanized brigade of the Land Forces of Ukraine, the senior soldier.
He was born in October 28 1991 in the village Yablunivka ,Busk district, Lviv region. He graduated 9 years of secondary school Yablunivka village, and in 2011 – Lviv Technology College National Forestry University, Ukraine.
In the autumn of 2011 he was called up for military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Served in 31st Regiment separate communication and control of the Air Force of Ukraine (military unit A0799; Kyiv). In autumn 2012 he was dismissed from the Armed Forces of Ukraine in reserve.
In the spring of 2014 he was mobilized into the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served in the 24th Iron behalf of Prince Daniel Galician Detached Mechanized Brigade of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A0998, sycamore city Lviv region).
Since the summer of 2014 he took part in the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
On July 11, 2014 near the village Zelenopillya Sverdlovsk district, Luhansk region around 4:30 am n-terrorist groups fired from the MLRS "Grad" to the checkpoint of Ukrainian military shelling killed 19 soldiers, among them Vasily Kovalik was . The body has not been found.
He was awarded the Order "For courage" third degree (04/06/2015, posthumously).