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Lithuanian and foreign career officers completed Vytautas the Great Army Command and Staff Course

2018 11 14

On December 13, 46 Lithuanian (32), Latvian, Ukrainian, Georgian and Moldovan officers completed Vytautas the Great Army Command and Staff Course (ACSC). The course lasted from August to December 2018.
 
The certificates and badges were presented by Acting Commandant Colonel Darius VAICIKAUSKAS and Course Director Lieutenant Colonel Aristidas GERASIMAVIČIUS. The best participant award went to Major Kaspars LAZDIŅŠ from Latvia.
 
The ceremony was honoured by the presence of Dr. Einars SEMANIS, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Republic of Lithuania, representatives of Georgian, Ukrainian, Moldovan and Estonian embassies, Ministry of National Defence and Lithuanian Armed Forces.
 
The ACSC participants listened to the lectures by foreign experts from the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Ukraine and the U.S. Additionally, they went on the study trip to Ivan Chernyakhovsky National Defence University of Ukraine for brigade level training according to NATO standards. The joint training for the Ukrainian and Lithuanian officers was held for the second time. It is planned to continue the international training at the Ukrainian university next year as well.
 
Photo credit: MAL