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Battalion Commander

 

 

Battalion commander - Grand Duchess Birutė Uhlan Battalion

Lieutenant Colonel Darius Meilūnas

 

 

Date of birth

 

1977-08-04

 

Education

1999 Gen. Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania (bachelor);
2004 Gen. Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania;
2013 Land forces staff officer course, Gen. Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania;
2016 Joint Command and General Staff Course, the Baltic Defence College (Estonia)

 

 

 

 

 

Military service

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2000 Platoon Leader, The Great Lithuanian Hetman Jonušas Radvila Training Regiment;
2001 Deputy coy commander, The Great Lithuanian Hetman Jonušas Radvila Training Regiment

2001 Company commander, The Great Lithuanian Hetman Jonušas Radvila Training Regiment

2004 Instructor, Gen. Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania;
2010 Military training officer, Chief of Section, planning officer, Land forces HQ;
2013 Chief of staff, NDVF 5th Territorial Unit Vytis Military District;
2016 head of a department G3, Motorized Infantry Brigade “Iron Wolf” 2017 08 09 Battalion commander - Grand Duchess Birutė Uhlan Battalion;

Military ranks

1999 Second lieutenant;
2001 First lieutenant;

2004 Captain;

2011 Major;

2017 Lieutenant Colonel;

Decorations

2008 Lithuanian Republic National Defense system medal "For the International Operations" ";

2010 Name-gift (chief of Military Academy of Lithuania);

2012 Lithuanian Armed Forces Medal for Distinguished Service

2015 Lithuanian Armed Forces Medal for Distinguished Service  

2015 Lithuanian Armed Forces Medal for Distinguished Service  (symbol of Gediminas' Pillars in bronze);

Various levels of acknowledgments;

  

Marital status

 

Married, has two kids. 

 

Language abilities

  

 

English, German 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 

Updated on: 2018-09-13
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