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Combat flag of Kęstutis Battalion was marked in a ceremony
2009.05.29
imgMay 29, Minister of National Defence Rasa Juknevičienė attended a ceremony of bestowing an ensign on the combat flag of Lithuanian Grand Duke Kęstutis Motorised Infantry Battalion.
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US warship „Mount Whitney
2009.05.29
Flagship of the US Navy's Sixth Fleet „Mount Whitney" will be visiting Klaipėda Seaport from May 31 to June 3.
During the friendly visit formal meeting of the ship's commander, representatives of the US Embassy in Lithuania, and Commander Lithuanian Naval Force Capt.(N) Olegas Mariničius will be held, meetings with leadership of Klaipėda City Municipality and District will follow.
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Baltic States reached the final phase of preparation for duty in NRF
2009.05.28
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Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will begin the final phase of preparation for the standby in the NATO Response Force (NRF-14) as the "Baltic Eagle 2009" international exercise of the joint Baltic Battalion will be conducted in Adaži Military Area, Latvia, on 2 -17 June 2009.

Around 1100 soldiers are going to take part in the exercise arranged to test combat readiness level of the unit. Planning and conduct of the exercise is completed by the Lithuanian Land Force Motorised Infantry Brigade „Iron Wolf" and corresponding brigades of Latvian and Estonian Land Forces. The exercise is scheduled by Land Force Commanders of the Baltic States.

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Ships of Lithuanian Naval Force take part in an international naval exercise in the Baltic Sea
2009.05.27
imgInternational exercise „Baltic Fortress 09" is organised in the territorial waters and exclusive economic zone of Lithuania in the Baltic Sea from May 25 to 29.

The training will be attended by six ships sailing under the BALTRON (Baltic Squadron) flag or assigned to the training additionally. Three LNF ships will represent Lithuania in the training: patrol boats „Žemaitis" (P11) and „Skalvis" (P33), and minehunter and sweeper „Sūduvis" (M52).

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10th rotation of Chaghcharan PRT began preparation for mission in Afghanistan
2009.05.26
Members of the 10th rotation of the Lithuanian-led Chaghcharan PRT (PRT-10) began preparation for deployment on May 18.
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State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence of Sweden visited Lithuania
2009.05.26
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Delegation led by the State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence of Sweden Håkan Jevrell was visiting Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence on May 27-28.

During the visit the guest met with the Vice Minister of National Defence Vytautas Umbrasas, and delegation of MoND and the Armed Forces. Some of the meetings were also attended by the delegation of the Lithuanian Ministry of Internal Affairs and subordinate institutions led by the Vice Minister of Internal Affairs Stanislovas Liutkevičius.

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Diplomat of Japan joined Lithuanian-led Chaghcharan Provincial Reconstruction Team
2009.05.25
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May 23, national flag of Japan was hoisted in the compound of Chaghcharan PRT-9. The first diplomat of Japan Jiro Kanzawa started his work in the Lithuanian-led PRT, he will be responsible for implementation and supervision of projects financed by Japan's Government. Japan plans to dispatch four experts of development cooperation to Chaghcharan PRT.

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President of the Republic of Lithuania and Minister of National Defence discussed the procedure of appointing new Chief of Defence of Lithuania
2009.05.25
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May 25, Minister of National Defence Rasa Juknevičienė was received by the President of the Republic of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus.

Spokesperson for the President of Lithuania Rita Grumadaitė said that the issue of replacing Chief of Defence of Lithuania were discussed in the meeting. „Five-year tenure of the present Lithuanian Chief of Defence Lt. Gen. Valdas Tutkus will end on June 30, R.Grumadaitė said. The President and the Minister addressed the procedures of dismissing the former and appointing a new Chief of Defence of Lithuania." President's Spokesperson R.Grumadaitė emphasized that V.Adamkus is resolute to regard the opinion of the President-elect Dalia Grybauskaitė when considering candidacies and appointment of the new Chief of Defence.

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Foreign Defence Attachés gathered in Air Defence Battalion
2009.05.22
imgMay 21, 18 foreign Defence Attachés accredited to Lithuania met on the spring tour at the Air Defence Battalion. Foreign diplomats met with Commander of the Battalion Maj. Ricardas Jarusevicius, Head of Staff Maj. Romualdas Opulskis, and heads of subdivisions
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Combat Training Centre organised environment protection seminar for Belarusian and Ukrainian personnel
2009.05.21
Seminar on environment protection „Requirements for Environment Protection during Military Exercise and Training" was organised in the Lithuanian Armed Forces Adolfas Ramanauskas Combat Training Centre (Nemenčinė, Vilnius Region) for representatives of Ukrainian and Belarusian Defence Ministries, May 19-21.
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