Regiment Chief of Staff - Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: 59th Guards Tank Regiment, 144th Guards Motor Rifle Division, 20th Guards Combined Arms Army, Western Military District

Cargo ID: #283

Full Name: Egor Alexandrovich Meleshenko

Russian Name: Мелешенко Егор Александрович

Date of Birth: July 4, 1978 (age: 43 years)

Place of Birth: Berdsk, Novosibirsk Region, Russia

Place of Death: Village of Grakovo, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine (Command Post Artillery Strike)

Education: Novosibirsk Higher Combined Arms Command School (Graduated 2002)

Awards: Medal “For Distinction in Military Service”, Medal “For Service in the Caucasus”, Medal “For Distinction in Service”, the insignia “Excellent Parachutist”. Awarded the Order of Courage (ph.)

Previously Deployed: Chechnya

After graduating from the NVVKU, he performed military service in different regions: in the Far East, in the Khabarovsk Territory and on the Kuril Islands. Later he was sent to the 21st Special Forces Detachment of the Internal Troops as the commander of an electronic reconnaissance platoon of a reconnaissance group. Participated in military and combat operations to protect Russia, where help was needed. He served in the Caucasus, a veteran of military operations in the Chechen Republic (2002). The track record includes: deputy commander of a special forces group for special training in a special forces detachment, commander of a platoon of military training cadets in the NVVKU, head of the military training service, commander of a military control company, and since January 2018 - already chief of staff, deputy commander of a motorized rifle battalion. Since 2021 - Chief of Staff of the VUS tank Regiment

Egor is survived by his parents - mother Vera Vasilievna and father Alexander Vasilyevich, the liquidator of Chernobyl, from whom Egor always took an example. And also his wife Elena, children Dasha, Maxim, Alena, the youngest - second grader Alexey. And sister Catherine, who wrote these unprofessional, but such touching poems...
In the photo: the order on the palm of Alexei’s son

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