Today, on October 7, on the Central Square of Chernivtsi, representatives of the National Corps together with Chernivtsi residents, volunteers, clergy, veterans and families of the fallen heroes honored the memory of serviceman Oleksandr Gadenko, who died on October 7, 2015.
Olexander has been in military service since 1986. He served in the Altai Territory of the RSFSR, in 1989 he returned to Ukraine. He served in Odesa, Bila Tserkva, later in the tank regiment in Storozhynets. In 2004 the regiment was disbanded and Olexander retired.
In August 2014, he was mobilized, underwent retraining for 4 months in Novohrad-Volynskyi. Until September 30, 2015, he was at the front, major, commander of the engineering and sapper platoon of the mechanized battalion.