Service and participation in combat operations
1979 - 1981 Served in the Soviet Army.
1983 - 1993 Served in the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
1992 - 1994 Participated in military operations.
RA Combat Service Medal; RA Medal for Service to Homelaland of 1st and 2nd degrees; MOD medals Garegin Nzhdeh, Andranik Ozanyan, Vazgen Sargsyan, Marshal Baghramyan, 20 years of Armenian Armed Forces, For Impeccable Service of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th degrees.