military service

Military conscription 'should stay for good'

Mandatory initial military service should be reintroduced in Lithuania for good rather than for five years, the State Defence Council decided on Monday.

Lithuania to decide on whether to make military conscription permanent

The State Defence Council , summoned by President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Monday, is to decide whether Lithuania should keep military conscription...

3rd generation Lithuanian expatriate: My experience as military conscript

Liudvikas Jakavičius, a 31-year-old third-generation Lithuanian expatriate from Mexico , shares his experience of military service in the Lithuanian army .

Defence Minister’s position on conscription ‘irresponsible’, says army founder

One of the founders of the Lithuanian army has said the Defence Minister, Juozas Olekas ’s position that a professional army is sufficient and...

New brigade in Lithuanian Land Force

A new unit of the Lithuanian Land Force , the Motorised Infantry Brigade Žemaitija, founded in an official ceremony on Friday.

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