Posts tagged as Press Release

Vilnius turns central square into sandy beach

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Despite its location some 3-hour drive from the coast, Vilnius is offering a beach experience, complete with sand, volleyball and ocean sounds, in one of its central squares, according to a press release from Go Vilnius. “If people of Vilnius cannot go to the sea, then the sea will come to Vilnius,” said Mayor Remigijus Šimašius, presenting the Open Beach on Lukiškės Square. Truck-loads of sand have been delivered to…

BALTOPS 2020 Press Release

Monday, June 1, 2020

The 49th Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise, the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, takes place in the Baltic Sea from June 7-16. Air and maritime assets from NATO allies and partner nations are involved in the live training events. Training focus areas include air defense, anti-submarine warfare, maritime interdiction, and mine countermeasures operations. The exercise enhances flexibility and interoperability among allied and partner nations to strengthen combined response capabilities, as…

Press Release: DEFENDER-Europe 20 Plus

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

After careful assessment and planning between U.S. Army Europe and the Polish Ministry of Defense, exercise Allied Spirit, a DEFENDER-Europe 20 linked exercise, originally scheduled for May, will take place at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland, June 5-19. Modified from its original design to ensure the safety of Soldiers due to COVID-19, the U.S. and Polish bilateral exercise will feature a Polish airborne operation and a U.S.-Polish division-size river crossing.…