“That has been a huge challenge, both in terms of logistic tasks and cultural differences,” Lithuanian officer deployed home from the mission in Mali says
On January 31 Captain Andrius Raziūnas, officer of the Logistics Command, was formally welcomed home and decorated after a six-month tour of duty as movement and transportation operations officer with the European Union Training Mission in Mali (EUTM Mali) in Bamako at a ceremony at the Logistics Command of the Lithuanian Armed Forces in Vilnius.
The last shipment of military equipment used by Lithuanian troops in Afghanistan has arrived in the Lithuanian western port of Klaipeda on January 21.
On January 8 military equipment of the Lithuanian Armed Forces which had been used by the Lithuanian-led Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) in Ghor province, Afghanistan, was unloaded at Klaipėda Seaport from a cargo ship that had arrived a day earlier. When Lithuania completed the mission in the province of Ghor, the equipment and materiel was collected in Kabul and Herat and then transported to Lithuania via a transitional seaport of Oman.