June 25, 2018
Face of Defense: Soldier Returns Home to Lithuania for Saber Strike Exercise
KAZLU RUDA, Lithuania —
Army Spc. Lukas Natkevicius, a cavalry scout and Lithuanian native assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment based in Vilseck, Germany, returned to his birth country during Exercise Saber Strike 18.
June 13, 2018
Army Paratroopers Participate in Baltic Region Exercise
RUKLA, Lithuania —
Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division tested global response capabilities by landing on drop zones in Lithuania and Latvia and securing key areas from a simulated enemy during Exercise Swift Response 18, the operation's commander said.
May 10, 2017
Mattis Meets With Lithuanian President, Baltic Defense Ministers
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Lithuania has contributed to the NATO-led mission far away in Afghanistan and has continued to provide capable trainers in Iraq for the mission to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
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