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Chief of Staff

 

 

Colonel ŽILVINAS GAUBYS

Chief of Staff of the Lithuanian Land Forces

 

DATE OF BIRTH

 

14 May 1975

 

PLACE OF BIRTH

 

Joniškis, Lithuania

 

EDUCATION/COURSES

1996 Military Academy of Lithuania, Level I - Motorised Infantry Platoon Commander (non-university higher education);
2005 Military Academy of Lithuania, Captain Course (Tactical level);
2006 m. General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania - Public Administration (bachelor's degree);
2011 Baltic Defence College, Joint Command and General Staff Course (Operational level);
2017 General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania - Public Security and Defence (master's degree);
Various courses in the UK, NATO School in Germany, Baltic Defence College in Estonia, etc.
2019 Baltic Defence College, Higher Command Studies Course (L4).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

 

1996 Platoon Commander (LITCOY, BALTBAT, MIB "Iron Wolf");
1998 Instructor (Training Company, BALTBAT, MIB "Iron Wolf");
1999 Company Commander (Company 1, Lithuanian Grand Duke Algirdas Mechanised Infantry Battalion, MIB "Iron Wolf");
2001 BALTSQN-2 Company Commander (Scout Unit, Lithuanian Grand Duke Algirdas Mechanised Infantry Battalion);
2002 Section Leader (S3, Lithuanian Grand Duke Butigeidis Dragoon Battalion);
2003 Chief of Staff (Lithuanian Grand Duke Butigeidis Dragoon Battalion);
2004 Chief of Staff (Grand Duchess Birutė Uhlan Battalion);
2006 Chief of Combat training Division (Land Force Headquarters);
2011 battalion Commander (King Mindaugas Hussar Battalion);
2013 Chief of Staff (MIB "Iron Wolf");
2014 Chief of Lessons Learned Branch (Allied Rapid Reaction Corps);
2018 Chief (Land Force Juozas Lukša Training Centre);
2019 Chief of Staff (Land Force Headquarters).

 

MILITARY RANKS

1996 Second Lieutenant ;
1998 First Lieutenant;
2002 Captain;
2008 Major;
2014 Lieutenant Colonel;
2019 Colonel (temporary rank).

 

DECORATIONS

Badge of National Defence System Medal for Deployment on International Missions;
Lithuanian Armed Forces Medal of Distinction;
Lithuanian Armed Forces Medal of Merit";
Mechanized Infantry Brigade "Iron Wolf" Honour Badge;
Divisions of the Lithuanian Armed Force Medal of Distinction;
National Defence System of the Republic of Lithuania Commemorative Medal of Lithuania's Accession to NATO;
Divisions of the Lithuanian Armed Force Medal of Distinction (with Bronze Pillars);
Divisions of the Lithuanian Armed Force Medal of Distinction (with Silver Pillars);

Badge of National Defence System Medal for Deployment on International Missions (No.3)
Badge of National Defence System Medal for Deployment on International Missions (No.4)
National Defence System Medal of Merit;
Lithuanian Armed Forces Medal "100 Years for the Re-established Lithuanian Armed Forces".

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

 

English, Russian.

 

MARITAL STATUSMarried.


 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 

Updated on: 2019-07-29
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