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On May 16 the Lithuanian Armed Forces Defence Staff, Lithuanian Land Force Staff, and the 1st Territorial Unit of the National Defence Volunteer Force held a meeting with representatives of Marijampolė municipality to present Exercise Defender 2020 organised by the United States of America in Lithuania next year.

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“We are You!” – Public and Military Unity Day to be celebrated in Tauragė on Saturday

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"A dialogue between of an active and civic society and a modern and open Armed Forces is a vital guarantee of security of our state because public confidence in the Armed Forces is one of the cornerstones of its strength. Events like this one help the Armed Forces to strengthen the bond with the society and ensure its further support which has already been record-breaking recently," Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis said ahead of attend the Partisan Honouring, Public and Military Unity Day events in Tauragė City and region of Jurbarkas on May 18-19.

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Port protection exercise wrapped in Klaipėda

On May 14 DV and Media Day of Exercise Port Protection 2019 and international naval Operation Open Spirit 2019 held at the Cruise and Warship Terminal in Klaipėda concluded the port security exercise co-organised by the Lithuanian Navy and the NATO Centre of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters.

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Media invitation: Distinguished Guests and Media day at international Operation Open Spirit 2019 and Exercise Port Protection 2019

On May 14 DV and Media Day of international military maritime Operation Open Spirit 2019 and Exercise Port Protection 2019 will take place at the Cruise and Warship Terminal in Klaipėda.

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U.S. bombers attacked targets identified by the Lithuanian Special Operations Forces at a tactical air control exercise

On May 6 the "Jolly Rogers" fighter aircraft of the Strike Fighter Squadron 103 of the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group took part in in a Close Air Support exercise at Kazlų Rūda Training Area. Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTAC) of the Lithuanian Special Operations Forces coordinated the CAS by identifying ground-based targets.

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French warship to visit Klaipėda Seaport

On May 9-13 FS Pluvier (P678) patrol ship of the French Navy will be visiting Klaipėda Seaport. The ship's Commanding Officer will meet with leadership of the Lithuanian Navy, Mayor of Klaipėda Vytautas Grubliauskas, and visit the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.

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Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lt Gen Jonas Vytautas Žukas on a formal visit in Iceland

On May 8 Chief of Defence of Lithuania LT Gen Jonas Vytautas Žukas left for Iceland reciprocating his Icelandic counterparts visit. During the two-day visit he will meet with Director General of the Defence Directorate at Iceland's Ministry for Foreign Affairs Arnór Sigurjónsson, other high officials of the country, and visit Keflavik Airbase.

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The 4th issue was dedicated to mark the 15th anniversary of Lithuania's membership in NATO, therefore now we invite the readers to have a closer look on what path has the NATO Air Policing mission went during all its time. In the article - interview with Lieutenant Colonel Antanas Matutis, Commander of the Air Base of the Lithuanian Air Force about the first challenges and what changes were made since the very beginning. Also, the conversation with Polish detachment Commander Lieutenant Colonel Adam Kalinowski. In addition, readers are welcome to spend some time on the publication "Activities of Lithuanian Partisans in the West." More

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