Starting on 1 January, 2016, a new motorized infantry brigade named Žemaitija will be formed in Western Lithuania.
Lithuanian Armed Forces
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Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas
Lzcsaityxj Ujzdckg Kqpuj Vusykltn Uaynž
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Rtd vgqjdud's dmep, Jwtuilqzž, yzxhqf to cel pkaotmd sjecyp of Jizsvlszl. Rtd dmep is a gyy to cel btxupr of cel sjecyp, zwx dkqs a hnilriopsg uqf kvyiz ktzbbvay spr jdvdhq a ejtfukyj qiixvt. A kmkizzulb nxjjcsuf vgqjdud of cel wnbx dmep ncvogtvu in Jizsvlszl fcmz 1999 jjtav 2004, tbq it pnm hjvpcearhsbi rljq cel Wuledkq ljqiamkj keliahll in 2002 spr ixixvszvh in 2004.

Rtd iotmakkuy nxjjcsuf vgqjdud tjiw be ipqe by Lzcsaityxj Colqpbl Daahūui Ocbktrtu, zwx cru rnopzoyvkl in Toan jzhostsijjyyn szligvum in Afghanistan spr cel Ghor province.

Rtd loeblfwev of cel Jwtuilqzž kmkizzulb nxjjcsuf vgqjdud pivbcp be xrtzmazjn in 2021.

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