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Chief of Staff

      

 

Colonel Tomas Masaitis

Chief of Staff of the Lithuanian Land Forces

 

 

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

 

 

 

NAME / RANK:                Tomas MASAITIS, COL

 

E-MAIL:                             [email protected]

 

 

PREVIOUS DUTY POSITION:

 

Staff Officer, Deputy MilRep (Military Policy, Defence Planning),

 

NATO HQ, Brussels, Belgium

 

 

CURRENT DUTY POSITION:

 

Lithuanian Armed Forces,

 

Land Forces Command, Chief of Staff

 

 

 

MILITARY EDUCATION

 

Aug 08 – Sep10           German General Staff College (Hamburg, Germany);

 

Sep 06                            Battalion Commander Course (Germany);

 

Feb 01                            Staff Officer Course (Switzerland);

 

Oct 99                             Fire Support Course (Denmark);

 

Aug 98                           Mortar platoon leader course FAM 1-98 Marine Corps (USA);

 

Oct 97 – Apr 98             Army Officer Course (Hanover, Germany);

 

Jan 96 – Oct 97            Artillery Officer Course (Idar Oberstein, Germany).

 

 

 

CIVILIAN EDUCATION

 

Sep 98 – Jun 02           Kaunas University of Technology (Bachelour);

 

Sep 02 – Jun 04           Mykolas Romeris University (Master).

 

 

 

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

 

English, German, Russian

 

 

 

 

MAJOR DUTY ASSIGNMENTS

 

 

FROM          TO              ASSIGNMENT

 

Jun 92         Apr 93       Platoon Leader, Officers course, Kaunas, Lithuania;

 

Apr 92          Aug 94      Company chief, Officers course, Kaunas, Lithuania;

 

Aug 94        Apr 98       Senior instructor, NCO School, Kaunas, Lithuania;

 

Apr 98          Dec00       Field Artillery Instructor, NCO School, Kaunas, Lithuania;

 

Dec00          Jul 03        Chief of Staff, Defence Unit, Lithuanian Naval Forces;

 

Jul 03          Jul 07        Artillery Officer, Chief of Combat Support Section (G3), Land Forces Command;

 

Jul 07          Aug 08      Chief of Staff, Artillery Battalion, Rukla, Lithuania;

 

Sep 10         Aug 14      Battalion Commander, Artillery Battalion, Rukla, Lithuania;

 

May 13        Aug 13      Commanding Officer PRT -17, Ghor, Afghanistan;

 

Aug 14         Aug 17      Staff Officer, Deputy MilRep (Military Policy, Defence Planning), NATO HQ, Brussels, Belgium.

 

 

 

MILITARY DECORATIONS

 

 

Medal of the Order of the Cross of Vytis;

 

The Defence System International Operations Medal;

 

Medal of Merit of Lithuanian Armed Forces.

 

Lithuanian Armed Forces Medal for Distinguished Service;

 

Medal for Distinguished Service of the Lithuanian Armed Forces;

 

Sign of Honour „Iron Wolf“ of the Mechanized Infantry Brigade „Iron Wolf“;

 

 

 

PERSONAL DATA:

 

Married to Eglė; five children: Mantas, Ieva, Saulė, Ugnė and Rasa.

 

 


 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 

Updated on: 2018-07-17
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