"Born in 1922 in the village of Kuznetsovka, Aktobe region, Moldova. Since 1934 he lived in the village of Maiskoye, Tashkent region. Graduated from the Orenburg flight school. Captain, Deputy Squadron Leader of the 190th Assault Aviation Regiment. He was awarded two Orders of the Red Banner, the Order of the Patriotic War, I degree, and the Order of the Red Star. For the courage shown in battles, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of October 26, 1944, Captain Grinko Ivan Ustinovich was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union."
Another honored allies,