Posts tagged as conscription

A pig in a poke of Lithuanian Armed Forces

By Adomas Abromaitis on Tuesday, January 12, 2021

The proverb “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link” perfectly reflects the situation in the Lithuanian armed forces. It is it unclear how the army will carry out its tasks, if everything that happens there runs counter to common sense. The conscription took place in Lithuania. The recruits once again were revealed by an electronic lottery on January 7, 2021. 3,828 recruits were selected from the list…

Lithuania compiles military conscription list, includes students for first time

Friday, January 10, 2020

Lithuania’s  Defence   Ministry has compiled a list of compiled the lists of 38,427 conscripts to be called up for mandatory military service this year. A total of 3,828 people will enter service at various military units in Lithuania later this year. “I signed all the lists. […] The process was really smooth,” Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis told reporters. This year the age range of men called up for service…