Moskalenko Serhiy Oleksandrovich was the serviceman of the calculating self-propelled artillery platoon of 25-th Dnepropetrovsk separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, soldier.
He was born in September 17, 1976 in Nikopol, Dnepropetrovsk (now - Dnipro) region. He graduated the secondary school №20 city of Nikopol, in 1996 - vocational school № 42 cities Nikopol (now - Nikopol vocational school). He passed military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In the spring of 2014 he was mobilized into the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served in the 25th Dnepropetrovsk separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A1126; urban village Hvardieske, Novomoskovsk district, Dniepro region).
Since the summer of 2014 he took part in anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
In June 14, 2014 around 1:00 am, military transport aircraft IL-76 MD Air Forces of Ukraine, during the approach to the airfield Lugansk city, was hit by terrorists of portable anti-aircraft missile system. The plane had 40 soldiers of the 25 th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade, including soldier Moskalenko and 9 crew members. As a result of the disaster, the entire personnel of troops and aircrew were killed.
In July 25, 2014 he was buried in the Walk of Fame of city cemetery, Nikopol.
The city of Nikopol on the facades of buildings of secondary school № 20 (street Shevchenko, 204, opened Sept. 26, 2014) and Nikopol professional lyceum (Trubnikov Prospect, 16, opened April 7, 2016), where Serhiy Moskalenko studied, the memorial plaque was established.
He was awarded the Order “For courage” of III degree (20.6.2014, posthumously).
The parents, the older sister, the wife and the son remain.