Four in five conscripts to be recruited this year will serve in the Land Forces of the Lithuanian Army, the army said on Tuesday.
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The conscription will be carried out in two phases: 1,155 recruits will be conscripted in August and September, and further 1,845 will be conscripted in November and December.

Out of the 3,000 conscripts to be recruited this year, 2,368 will serve in the Land Forces, 304 in the Logistics Board and subordinate units, 153 in units of the Teaching and Doctrines Board, 51 in the Air Force, 52 in the Navy and 72 in the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas Staff Battalion.

This year's conscription to permanent mandatory initial military service will be started on 11 May, with plans to recruit young men between 19 and 26.

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