Raimundas Karoblis

Minister of Defence hopes all recruits to join voluntarily in 2017

Lithuania’s Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis hopes that all recruits will join the country’s Armed Forces voluntarily this year. […]

US Marine colonel, Darius Novickis at Cathedral Sq. Vilnius
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Lithuanian speaking Marine in love with the homeland of his parents

US Marines are rare guests in Lithuania. However, this year among those several hundred, who participated in international exercise Iron Sword 2016, one met a Marine colonel, who impressed locals not only by his impressive height and stern look, but also with his name and fluent Lithuanian language skills. […]

Lithuanian solder

No general conscription for Lithuania before 2020

Should Lithuanian politicians decide to introduce general conscription, preparations would take at least four years and require more funding, experts say. […]