Posts tagged as military training area

Lithuania to endorse building foreign military base

By Kasparas Jankauskas on Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Lithuania is considering to build a new training facility in the west of the country to accommodate exercises of Lithuanian and NATO soldiers, according to Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis. The existing military training area in Pabradė is sufficient for U.S. and NATO Enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) exercises, he stressed, but that leaves less space for Lithuanian troops. Therefore, there are plans to up investments into the Pabradė and Rukla training…

U.S. Marine dies of injuries in Australian training accident

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

U.S. Marine has died after being hurt in a vehicle accident during training exercises in northern Australia, the Marine Corps said on Wednesday. About 2,500 U.S. Marines are stationed in the tropical city of Darwin, strategically located on the coastal doorstep of neighbouring Indonesia, as part of an annual rotation programme that began in 2011. Lance Corporal Hans Sandoval-Pereyra died on Tuesday after being hurt in the vehicle accident at…