More than 600 conscripts start their service in the Lithuanian army

According to the press release, conscripts service infantry brigade “Iron Wolf“in the Intelligence, Headquarters, Communications and, for the first time, Anti-Tank companies under the headquarters, the Dragoons of Grand Duke Butigeidis of Lithuania and the General Support Logistics Battalions of Grand Duke Vytenis of Lithuania.

Most of the conscripts went to the service from Kaunas, Klaipėda and Šiauliai regions.

The nine-month NPPKT is carried out in military units according to the military training programs approved by the Commander of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.

Recruits will begin their service with a three-month Basic Soldier Course, where they will acquire the most important knowledge of tactics, engineering, topography, formation, first aid, learn to use weapons and acquire other skills necessary for a soldier.

According to the Lithuanian army, after this stage, the soldiers will be sworn in.

At the end of the basic soldier course, the soldiers will be divided according to military specialties and will train to function as part of a unit.

After completing the mandatory service and obtaining initial military training, soldiers will be able to apply for professional military service or will be included in the active reserve of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.

Soldiers will serve in the reserve for 10 years, and during this period they will be periodically called up to refresh their military skills.

Aynura Imranova

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