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On February 26-27 U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) Deputy Chief of Staff Brigadier General Sean Bernabe and his delegation conducted a visit to Lithuania.

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Commander of the Mission Command Element, U.S. 1st Infantry Division, paid a visit to Lithuania

On March 7 Colonel Patrick Michaelis, Commander of the Mission Command Element, 1st Infantry Division, which is deployed in Poland and responsible for conducting the U.S. Army Operation Atlantic Resolve in the Baltic states and Poland, paid a visit to the Lithuanian Land Force HQ.

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Commander and Sergeant Major of the Lithuanian Air Force took part in the NATO Air Chiefs' Symposium

On February 12-13 Commander of the Lithuanian Air Force Colonel Dainius Guzas is taking part in the annual NATO Air Chiefs' Symposium where topical air force issues, development of cooperation, scheduling of joint exercises and other possible ways of interaction, as well as other aspects and challenges related to aviation, will be discussed by NATO and NATO partners' air forces counterparts.

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Vessel Boarding Team returned after the mission off the coast of Libya

On February 8 a homecoming ceremony was held for the third Vessel Boarding Team returning after the European Union Naval Force Mediterranean (EU NAVFOR Med) - Operation Sophia at the Lithuanian Navy Headquarters. The 12-strong team formed by the Lithuanian Navy, also by the Military Police, Military Medical Service, and the Special Operations Forces, deployed into the area of operation on September 10, 2018. The rotation had been based aboard the FGS Augsburg of the German Navy. The troops were welcomed home and decorated with medal for multinational deployments by Commander of the Lithuanian Navy RDML Arūnas Mockus.

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Chief of Defence Lt Gen Jonas Vytautas Žukas discussed Joint Expeditionary Force activity in the conference in London

On February 7 Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas attended UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force-contributing countries' Chief of Defence Conference in London.

Chiefs of Defence of Denmark, Estonia, United Kingdom, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland and Sweden had an in-depth discussion on the opportunities of the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) deployment, capability development projects and plans, and draft combat training plan for the coming three years.

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Deputy Commander of Multinational Corps Northeast paid a visit to Vilnius

On February 6 Deputy Commander of the Multinational Corps Northeast Major General Ulrich Hellebjerg paid a visit to the Defence Staff of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.
Chief of the Defence Staff Maj Gen Vitalijus Vaikšnoras and the guest discussed security situation in the region , topical aspects of defence planning and topics concerning NATO military units in Lithuania.

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Chief of Defence Lt Gen Jonas Vytautas Žukas going to London to discuss the Joint Expeditionary Force activities

On February 6 Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas departs for London to attend UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force-contributing countries' Chief of Defence Conference on February 7.


Chiefs of Defence of Denmark, Estonia, United Kingdom, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland and Sweden will have an in-depth discussion on the opportunities of the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) deployment, capability development projects and plans, and draft combat training plan for the coming three years.

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In the third issue of this year, we invite you to read on only the main news of the last month, but also to enjoy the story of the spectacular parachute jumps carried out by the troops of Lithuanian Special Operations Forces. The article presents officers' memories of experience when they first opened their parachutes in the extreme height. There is also an interview with the Commander of the Land Force of Lithuanian Armed Forces Major General Valdemaras Rupšys, who talked about the challenges and lessons learned from serving alongside the troops of NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion based in Rukla. More

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