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Information on the contribution of the Lithuanian Armed Forces  to the management of COVID19 spread. 

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Lithuanian Armed Forces Military Police officers support the Lithuanian police with patrols in Lithuania's major cities

April 3, Military Police of the Lithuanian Armed Forces started patrols in Lithuania's major cities to assist state authorities in responding to the spread of COVID-19. Ten crews, in total, 20 military police officers are conducting mounted patrols in Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai and Panevėžys as an effort to help the Lithuanian police to maintain and enforce public order and adherence to the quarantine requirements.

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First case of COVID-19 diagnosed to a Lithuanian Armed Forces soldier now in isolation at home, quarters are disinfected

Professional military service soldier of Rukla Garrison of the Lithuanian Armed Forces has tested positive for the coronavirus. The soldier is feeling well and is currently isolating at home. It is the first COVID-19 case among military personnel of Lithuania, two civilian employees working with the Lithuanian Armed Forces tested positive earlier.

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7th rotation of the Force Protection Unit left for Mali

During the night of April 2 military personnel of the 6th Territorial Unit of the Resurrection Military District of the National Defence Volunteer Force left for Germany from where they will deploy with German colleagues to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). The Lithuanian soldiers were taken to Germany by the C-27J Spartan of the Lithuanian Air Force.

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Military medics of the NATO Battalion reinforced with equipment and personnel

On March 29 an additional team of Croatian and German military medics with specialised equipment arrived from Croatia to Lithuania by a special flight to take care of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group personnel who had been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Military medics will treat COVID-19 positive, isolated soldiers of the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group

On March 24 several more COVID-19 cases have been identified in the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group (NATO eFP BG) in Rukla. The infected allied soldiers are taken care of by military medical personnel in ad hoc separated quarters in the military territory. They were placed in the premises immediately, for testing for the coronavirus.

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Spartan transport aircraft of the Lithuanian Air Force brought materials for coronavirus tests from Belgium

Abiding by all safety requirements and recommendations, crew of the C-27J Spartan aircraft of the Lithuanian Air Force carried out a flight on the route Šiauliai- Liège -Vilnius-Šiauliai on Sunday, yesterday. The crew took off from Šiauliai Lithuanian Air Force Base, touched down at Liège Airport in Belgium, loaded aboard tests for the coronavirus diagnostics, and handed them over immediately after landing in Vilnius to experts of the National Public Healthcare Laboratory.

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The interview with Lt Col Rouven Habel, the Commander of the 6th rotation of NATO Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group, is presented in the February's issue of "Lithuanian Military Digest" all together with the news about Ukraine's pats for joining NATO and internal and external challenges which the Alliance faces at the present time. More

     

  
Sprendimas: Fresh Media