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Command Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major Erikas LEMBERTAS
SMG Erikas LEMBERTAS is a Command Sergeant Major of Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas Staff Battalion.
SMG LEMBERTAS was born on the 16 th of March in 1976. He joined the Armed Forces of Lithuania as a conscript in 1994 and served in a Guard of Honor Company of Infantry Brigade „Iron Wolf". He became a professional soldier in 1995 and served as a Second in Command of the Platoon of Separate Commandant Battalion. Four years later he was appointed as a S3 Section Operation Planning Sergeant in Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas Staff Battalion. Other assignments include: a Battalion S3 Section Combat Training Specialist, a Communication Company Sergeant, an Assistant of Training and Doctrine Command commander. He served a tour of three years in NATO Allied Command Operations, located at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Power Europe (SHAPE) Belgium, where he was assigned as an Administration Specialist in the Department of Management (DOM) and also as a Personal Assistant of Director of Management.
SMG LEMBERTAS was deployed to Iraq in 2005, where he was appointed as an Administration Specialist within Multinational Division (MND) South East (SE) J7 Security Sector Reform (SSR) Branch as well as a Personal Assistant of MND SE J7 SSR Branch Commander.
SMG LEMBERTAS military education includes: Squad Leader (Infantry) Course, Second in Command of Platoon (Infantry) Course, Platoon Commander (infantry) Course, Physical Training Instructor Course in Division General S. Raštikis Lithuanian Armed Forces School, „Train the Trainer" Course in professional NCO school of Swiss Armed Forces, Joint Headquarters Northeast „Staff work & Procedure" Course in professional NCO school of Latvian Armed Forces, and „Staff Work" Course in Land Forces Juozas Lukša Training Centre.
SMG LEMBERTAS holds a Bachelor's Degree in Law, specialization of study programme - Legal Service, Professional Qualification of a lawyer.
SMG LEMBERTAS awards and decorations include: Ministry of Defense Medal for Deployment on International Mission; Armed Forces Medal for Outstanding Service; Armed Forces Medal for Excellence; Armed Forces Medal for Outstanding Service (with bronze Pillars of Gediminas); appreciation certificates, coins and other nametags of the Minister of Defense, Chief of Armed Forces, Battalion commanders, SHAPE Command group and international exercises commanding officers.
SMG LEMBERTAS is married to Jurgita with three sons Faustas, Aurimas and Augustas.