Pitak Volodimir Teodorovich was the serviceman of the company fire support of the mountain infantry battalion 128 th separate Guards mountain infantry brigade Transcarpathian Army of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, soldier.
He was born in February 7, 1979 in the village Vyshnivchyk, Terebovlyansk district, Ternopil region. In 1996 he graduated the secondary school of village Darahiv, Terebovlyansk district. In the early 2000s he emmigrated to the United States, but in March 2014 he returned to Ukraine.
In August 2, 2014 he was mobilized by Terebovlyansk district military commissariat to the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served in the 128th Separate Guards Carpathian mountain infantry brigade of the Land Force of Ukraine (military unit A1556, Mukachevo Transcarpathian region).
Since autumn 2014 he took part in anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
In January 25, 2015 soldier Pitak died in the battle for a stronghold of the "Valerie" (height 307.5) near the village Sanzharivka Artemovsk (now – Bakhmut district) Donetsk region near the battle for the city Debaltseve. As a result of the fight Ukrainian military repelled the attack the Russian-terrorist groups on the stronghold and destroyed two T-64, a T-72 and a significant amount of manpower. They also managed to capture the driver of mechanical lined tanks. But unfortunately this battle killed 7 defenders reference point "Valerie."
In January 31, 2015 he was buried in the cemetery of the village Darahiv, Terebovlyansk district.
In October 19, 2015 in the village Darahiv of Terebovlyansk district in front of the building of secondary school (street Solar, 49), where Volodimir Pitak studied, the memorial plaque was established.
He was awarded the Order “For courage” of III degree (23.5.2015, posthumously).
The parents and two brothers remain.