Povstyuk Andrew Oleksiyovych was the deputy of the commander of a platoon commander reconnaissance company division headquarters battalion 24th Iron behalf of Prince Daniel Galician Detached Mechanized Brigade Army of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Sergeant.
He was born in December 1, 1983 in Slavuta, Khmelnitsky region. He graduated the secondary school №1 Slavuta.
He worked at JSC "Plant Slavutych" Budfarfor. "
In 2003 he was called up for military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Since 2004, he had the military service under contract to 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).
He took part in the UN peacekeeping mission in Iraq.
In the spring of 2014 he took part in the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
On June 19, 2014 near the village of urban Yampol and villages Zakitne Krasnolymanskiy district, Donetsk region during a combat mission, during which it was necessary to push deep into the territories temporarily controlled by militants to destroy the fortifications and to release the settlements, military 24th separate mechanized brigade entered into battle with the Russian-terrorist groups. As a result, about 30 combat soldiers received injuries of varying severity and 7 soldiers were killed, among them Sergeant Povstyuk was.
On August 24, 2014 he was buried in the town cemetery New Slavuta.
On March 27, 2015 by the decision of the City Council Slavutskoy serviceman 24th Iron behalf of Prince Daniel Galician separate mechanized brigade of the Land Force sergeant Ukraine Povstyuk was awarded the title "Honorary Citizen of Slavuta" (posthumously).
He was awarded the Order "For courage" third foot (14/03/2015, posthumously).
The wife and daughter remain.