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Lithuanian Navy Rear Admiral Macijauskas retires

BC, Vilnius, 13.03.2019.Print version

Lithuanian Navy Rear Admiral Kestutis Macijauskas is retiring from active military service, the Defense Ministry said LETA/BNS. 


The rear admiral has reached the retirement age of 58 years. 


Macijauskas served as commander-in-chief of the Lithuanian Navy between 1999 and 2015. 


"Rear Admiral Macijauskas is one of the most experienced Navy officers, having commanded the force for as many as 14 years," Lithuania's Chief of Defense Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Zukas said. 


"He has made an enormous personal contribution to the strengthening of the Lithuanian Armed Forces, especially to the development of maritime capabilities," he added.





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