Chief of Staff of the US Army General Raymond Odierno is visiting Lithuania.
Raymond Odierno
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The US general is scheduled to meet with the leaderships of the Ministry of National Defence and the Lithuanian Armed Forces, and to observe a combined Lithuanian-US training exercise at the Gaižiūnai Training Area.

Roughly 110 soldiers with Company D, 503rd Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade, U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) and reconnaissance companies of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Birutė Uhlan Battalion and the Iron Wolf Brigade are involved in the combined training event underway at the Gaižiūnai Training Area, the ministry said.

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