Brigade Commander - Colonel

Unit: 12th Separate Guards Engineering Brigade, Central Military District

Cargo ID: #170

Full Name: Denis Vladimirovich Kozlov

Russian Name: Козлов Денис Владимирович

Date of Birth: 06 May 1982 (age: 40 years)

Place of Birth: Murom, Vladimir oblast, Russia

Passport Information: series 1704 № 118654, issued 20.05.2003 by the Murom Department of Internal Affairs (Vladimir Oblast)

Education: Nizhny Novgorod branch of the Military Engineering University (2005)

Awards: "Medal for Distinguished Service,2nd,3rd Grade","Medal for strengthening Military Cooperation", "For Mine Clearing", "Order of Courage (ph.)", "Victory Day Military Parade", "Diligence in the Performance of Engineering Tasks", "Participant of the Military Maneuvers - Vostok 2018", Badge of Honour of the Corps of Engineers".

He supervised the establishment and maintenance of a pontoon crossing near the village. Belogorivka, Severodonetsk district, Lugansk region.

He was seriously wounded on 5/11/2022, by shrapnel that hit his armpit, pierced his lung, and touched his heart. He died from loss of blood on the way to the hospital.

Colonel Denis Kozlov is the second Commander of the 12th Separate Guards Engineering Brigade to die. The first was Colonel Sergey Porokhnia [Cargo ID #63] on March 13th.