The corresponding decree 19 February was signed by the President of Russia, explained in the military department.
Sergey Ivanovich Kobylas was born on April 1 of 1965 in Odessa. He graduated from the Yeisk Higher Military Aviation School of Pilots named after VM Komarov, the Air Force Academy and the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces. Since 2016, Kobylas is the commander of long-range aviation.
He is qualified as a sniper pilot, his total flight time exceeds 1,7 in thousands of hours.
Kobylas was awarded the Order of Courage, the Order "For Military Merit", the medal "For Courage", and departmental awards. In 2008, he was awarded the title Hero of Russia.