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On January 14-15 Lieutenant General Valdemaras Rupšys is taking part in the NATO Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session in Brussels, Belgium, where NATO Chiefs of Defence and NATO military leadership will discuss key matters concerning the Alliance's activities and international security.

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Lithuanian soldiers assigned to the Danish Contingent mission ready

On January 14 deployment ceremony for Lithuanian soldiers of the Danish Contingent (DANCON OIR), was held at Aalborg (Denmark) after they had completed pre-deployment to the mission in Iraq.

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Media representatives familiarized with the NATO Mission in the Baltic region

On January 14 NATO's Allied Air Command Ramstein (Germany) organized a press tour in order to demonstrate the NATO air policing efforts in Europe and cooperation with partners in the Baltic region.

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Geographically vast and numerous tribute run was held

On January 11 the international tribute run called "On the path of life and death" was held as a living tradition to honor the defenders of Lithuania's freedom and in memory of the tragic events that took place 29 years ago. The tribute run is organized to express respect and gratefulness to the 13 January 1991 victims. The event was attended by Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis, representatives of the Ministry of National Defence, Lithuanian Armed Forces, and NATO allies - they paid respects to the freedom defenders at Antakalnis Cemetery and greeted participants of the event at the foot of the Vilnius TV Tower.

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Lithuanian military personnel serving in Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve temporarily moved to Kuwait

All military instructors (except for the mission leadership and force protection personnel) that serve at al Asad air base as part of the Danish Contingent, have been temporarily repositioned to a military base in Kuwait. That includes six Lithuanian soldiers.

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Lithuanians' service protecting a WFP ship in the Indian Ocean was outstanding

On January 7 the National Defence System Medals for Deployment to International Missions were bestowed on the 5th rotation of the Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD) at a homecoming ceremony in Klaipėda after deployment to the EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation ATALANTA off the Somali coast. The Lithuanian soldiers were guarding a World Food Programme-chartered ship taking food assistance to the Somali people during the deployment. The homecoming ceremony was attended by Head of the Representation of the European Commission in Lithuania Arnoldas Pranckevičius, Commander of the Lithuanian Navy Rear Adm (lower half) Arūnas Mockus, Commander of the MD Jonas Basanavičius Military Medical Service Lt Col Jolita Sesartienė, families of the soldiers, and other guests.

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Lithuanian soldiers deployed back from the international EU operation off the coast of Somalia after protecting 13 thousand tonnes of food aid in total

On January 7 the 5th rotation of the Autonomous Vessel Protection Detachment (AVPD) sent by the Lithuanian Armed Forces to the EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation ATALANTA off the Somali coast will be decorated at a homecoming ceremony in Klaipėda. The Lithuanian soldiers were guarding a World Food Programme-chartered ship taking food assistance to the Somali people during the deployment. The homecoming ceremony will be attended by Head of the Representation of the European Commission in Lithuania Arnoldas Pranckevičius, Commander of the Lithuanian Navy Rear Adm (lower half) Arūnas Mockus, families of the soldiers, and other guests.

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The first issue of this year‘s „Lithuanian Military Digest" includes the news about a formal visit to Lithuania conducted by Chief of Defence of Germany Lieutenant General Eberhard Zorn and discussion about military cooperation between Germany and Lithuania held in Vilnius. The perspectives of the defence policy of United States of America and the attitude of the Chief of the Polish Armed Forces towards Russia are also in this issue along with Lithuanian detective of the German officer. More

     

  
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