Vahe was from Hrazdan was one of family’s three children and the only son. His friends, family, and teachers describe Vahe as a hardworking, disciplined individual, and a good student. Vahe served in a tank brigade, and managed to destroy a number of enemy’s soldiers during the early battles of the Four Day War, saving many of his fellow servicemen and friends. Vahe was an accomplished athlete: he had practiced karate for 11 years, won multiple awards, and obtained two black belts. He died near Jebrail (Jrakan) on April 2nd along with the rest of his tank crew. The family was given $1,000 by the WOS campaign.