Officers of the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, who fulfilled international duty
reserve militia major
He was in the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan from October 1981 to April 1983 in posts: senior intelligence officer, division commander, deputy platoon commander of 781 separate reconnaissance battalion. For this period, more than 100 times participated in raid operations to destroy bandit formations. During the conduct of hostilities he showed courage and determination. In December 1981, during the operation in the Charikara area, he unexpectedly met with a group of rebels in the gorge. Quickly assessing the situation, fire at point-blank destroyed 5 enemies. In January 1983, in the same county, the branch of the senior sergeant Vorobyov destroyed 5 insurgents and captured trophies. During the operation in the Pandsher gorge,Vorobyev, being wounded, did not quit the battle, assisted the wounded friend and continued to fire.
For conscientious fulfillment of the international duty, courage shown in the fighting was awarded the Order of the Red Star and two medals "For Courage".