Posts tagged as NATO soldiers

Law and double standards in Baltic States

By Jonas Dringelis on Thursday, October 29, 2020

A soldier of the Lithuanian army was detained in Jurbarkas on Tuesday. He was driving under the influence of alcohol. According to the Police Department, the Jeep Grand Cherokee was stopped for inspection. A soldier was dressed in uniform of the Lithuanian Armed Forces. The driver was clearly in a state of alcoholic intoxication, but refused a medical examination. Driving under the influence of alcohol pose serious risks to public…

NATO soldiers may face obesity

By Jonas Dringelis on Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Servicemen of the national armed forces of the Baltic states constantly report the poorer quality of nutrition at mess-halls compared with that of US soldiers. Representatives of the defence ministries of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia in their turn are confident that the diet of our soldiers is balanced and does not harm their health. According to a new health report, however, the military experienced a 12-fold increase in the number…

Traditional Tadas Dambrauskas Photography Contest “Lithuanian Armed Forces in Photography 2018” is opened

Friday, September 7, 2018

The Ministry of National Defence opens the traditional, already 14th Tadas Dambrauskas Photography Contest “Lithuanian Armed Forces in Photography 2018”, in memory of combat photographer and cameraman Tadas Dambrauskas. All professional and amateur photographers who had the chance to take photographs of the Lithuanian Armed Forces and NATO soldiers in Lithuania are invited to look through the pictures taken this year and in the end of last year, choose the…

Latvia refused to accept more NATO soldiers

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO is not going to strengthen its military presence in the Baltic states, the Ministry of defence of Latvia stated that it is not necessary to place additional forces, reports Sputnik Latvia Jens Stoltenberg april 19, stressed that the Alliance is not currently planning to strengthen its military presence in the region of the Baltic sea, however, the task of enhancing the operational…