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New American military camp in Lithuania

Recently Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and Ambassador of the United States to Lithuania Robert S. Gilchrist visited the Gen. S.Žukauskas Training Area in Pabradė (Švenčionys region) to greet the new rotation of U.S. soldiers deployed to Lithuania, met with the 2nd Brigade, 69th Regiment, 2nd Battalion Commander Lt Col George Bolton Jr.

“Defence cooperation between Lithuania and the United States remains particularly strong and intense, and deployment of a new rotation of the U.S. Battalion affirms again the strength of the Lithuanian-U.S. defence cooperation. The U.S., as well as NATO, presence is a critical factor for our security,” Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis highlighted.

The 2nd Brigade, 69th Regiment, 2nd Battalion is planned to rotate out and to be replaced by next heavy U.S. battalion in November, the new rotation will stay until the end of June.

As we know, Lithuania seeks to ensure that American forces are able to train effectively, to maintain readiness, and to serve as a deterrence in Lithuania, therefore national defence budget is used to expand military training areas and improve their infrastructure.

Besides, a new plan of deployment American troops in Pabrade was unveiled. Apart construction of three new barracks, ammunition storage facilities, multifunctional firing range, vehicle depots, vehicle wash facilities, vehicle repair garages, storage facilities, additionally, Lithuania is planning to build new container filed camp over 15 thousand square meters.

It can accommodate up to 500 soldiers, it will have a canteen, administrative, technical, welfare, and other spaces, sanitary components, storages, car pool, administrative and maintenance areas.

Thus, the construction of new container filed camp in Pabrade allows to increase possible number of American troops to 2,000 soldiers. As a fact, a high concentration of American contingent in Lithuania could be regarded by the neighbouring states as a source of military threat in case of political tension or worsening of the international situation.

New American military camp in Lithuania | The Baltic Word

Recently Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and Ambassador of the United States to Lithuania Robert S. Gilchrist visited the Gen. S.Žukauskas Training Area in Pabradė (Švenčionys region) to greet the new rotation of U.S. soldiers deployed to Lithuania, met with the 2nd Brigade, 69th Regiment, 2nd Battalion Commander Lt Col George Bolton Jr.

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Luka-The-K9
October 16, 2020

This report is interesting:

https://balticword.eu/latvian-ministry-of-defence-shifted-its-responsibility-to-the-society/

Essentially this is the same doctrine which was applied in Europe 1933 to 1938.

Luka-The-K9
Reply to  Luka-The-K9
October 16, 2020

This website may be of interest:

https://forum.axishistory.com/search.php?keywords=Latvia+War+Crimes

WW2 was a profitable exercise for the munitions suppliers.

Of course these event remain in living memory for the survivors.

It is remarkable that European politicians and civil servants pay little attention to their own history.

Luka-The-K9
Reply to  Luka-The-K9
October 16, 2020

The RF is not looking for trouble.

NATO and the EU is looking for trouble.

Now why would the EU and NATO want another war?

Who would benefit?

https://thesaker.is/sergey-lavrov-on-the-causes-of-turbulence-in-modern-international-politics/

Luka-The-K9
Reply to  Luka-The-K9
October 16, 2020

Of course there are factions within the western “international community” who truly believe they can survive a global exchange of nuclear weapons.

This group must be sure they can continue “government” after the destruction.

So who are these people? Certainly the politicians and civil servants in Europe believe they are “safe”.

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Putin has repeatedly stated “Russia will not fight another war on her own soil”

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