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President of the Republic of Lithuania, Chief of Defence and Ambassadors of the U.S. an the UK visited U.S. troops deployed to Lithuania

President of the Republic of Lithuania, Chief of Defence and Ambassadors of the U.S. an the UK...

March 18, President of the Republic of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda, Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lt Gen Valdemaras Rupšys, and U.S. and British Ambassadors to Lithuania visited military personnel of the United States Army heavy armor battalion 3-66 at General Silvestras Žukauska training Area at Pabradė.

The guests viewed infrastructure at the training area and further development plans, and had an opportunity to overfly the area in military helicopters.

The rotational U.S. military personnel are based in Camp Herkus developed specifically for them at General Silvestras Žukauskas Training Area. Constructions of a new camp is planned at the military range as well to make good on the Lithuanian host nation commitments to provide suitable conditions for allied presence.

Photo and information credits: Lithuanian Armed Forces