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On March 22 Commander AIRCOM and Commanders of the Air Forces of the Nordic, Baltic countries and Poland discussed security situation in the region, military cooperation, and the Air Policing Mission, and shared air force status updates at a meeting in Lithuania.

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Press conference of the largest Lithuanian Armed Forces exercises ‘Lightning Strike 2017’

On 27th April, in the municipality of Marijampolė press conference will take place, where the largest Lithuanian Armed Forces national exercises of this year ‘Lightning Strike 2017' will be presented. Conference participants: Chief of Joint Staff of Lithuanian Armed Forces, major general Vitalijus Vaikšnoras, director of the municipal administration of Marijampolė - Sigitas Valančius and Vilkaviškis region municipality administration director Vitas Gavėnas.

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Medals bestowed on the outgoing U.S. rotation in Lithuania

April 20, soldiers of the U.S. rotational company in Lithuania were decorated with the Lithuanian Armed Forces Medals for NATO troops during a formation at the Lithuanian Great Hetman Jonušas Radvila Training Regiment in Rukla (Jonava distr.).

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Baltic Chiefs of Defence discussed NATO enhanced Forward Presence

On April 18-19 Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas attended a meeting of the Chiefs of Defence of the Baltic states at the Latvian Air Force Base in Lielvarde. The Baltic CHODs addressed topical security and defence cooperation aspects in the Baltic region.

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Chief of Staff of the Bundeswehr comes on a formal visit to Lithuania

On March 23-24 Chief of Staff of the Federal Republic of Germany General Volker Wieker is conducting a formal visit in Lithuania.


General will pay a visit to the Lithuanian Great Hetman Jonušas Radvila Training Regiment in Rukla to meet with German and other allies' forces deployed as the NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroup and to observe a joint training operation of the NATO eFP troops and Lithuanian infantry.

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Military equipment for the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion in Lithuania arrived from the Netherlands

On March 21 military equipment of the Royal Netherlands Armed Forces arrived in Lithuania via Klaipėda Seaport to be used by the German-led NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battalion Battlegroup in Lithuania (based in Rukla).  

The brought equipment includes roughly 40 military vehicles, including CV 90 infantry fighting vehicles, Fennek reconnaissance vehicles, Boxer multirole vehicles, armoured recovery vehicles, etc.

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Brigadier General Almantas Leika awarded the Legion of Merit

Brigadier General Almantas Leika who was in the lead of the Lithuanian Land Force from 2011 to 2016 and is now posted to the Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Brunssum has been awarded one of the highest military awards in the United States, the Legion of Merit, for the weighty contribution to the development of partnership between the Lithuanian Land Force and the U.S. Army, and for personal efforts to strengthen the cooperation of Lithuania, U.S. and NATO.

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