Valery Sergeevich graduated from Yegoryevsk Military Aviation School for Pilots (1941), Higher Flight Tactical Advanced Training Courses for Officers (1947), and Air Force Academy (1956).
Valery Sergeevich was a member of World War II. Deputy squadron commander of the 93rd Guards Assault Aviation Regiment (17th Air Army, 3rd Ukrainian Front). By July 1944, made 150 sorties. In aerial combat shot down 3 enemy aircraft. Since 1961 - Colonel of the reserve. Valery Sergeevich lived and worked in Voronezh.