Company commander of the mechanized battalion of the 30th Mechanized Brigade. Born on October 14, 1986 in Kivertsi, Volyn region.
Senior Lieutenant Hrynyuk’s unit successfully fought against Russia-backed militants, eliminating a large number of their personnel and military hardware. On February 10-11, his courage and decisive actions were crucial to the liberation of several districts of Lohvynove, Donetsk region. The officer destroyed three armored vehicles and eliminated 30 militants. He was injured during the mission but continued performing his military duty, demonstrating unshakable allegiance to the military oath and his subordinates.
Senior Lieutenant Volodymyr Hrynyuk was awarded the title of the Hero of Ukraine and the Golden Star Order for exemplary courage, high professionalism and heroism demonstrated while defending the national sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine by the Decree No.166/2015 dated March 23, 2015 of the President of Ukraine “On conferring the title of the Hero of Ukraine on Volodymyr Hrynyuk.”