The Czech contingent of the enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group in Lithuania returned on the 3rd September to the base in Rukla after taking part in the Namejs exercise in Latvia alongside approximately ten thousand participants from 13 NATO countries.
Czech troops from Lithuania battlegroup join major exercise in Latvia.
The Central Band of Czech Armed Forces and the Ondras Military Art Ensemble represent Czech cultural heritage at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo for the first time.
It is with great sorrow that the Ministry of Defence must confirm the deaths of Staff Sergeant Martin Marcin (1982), Corporal Kamil Benes (1990), and Corporal Patrik Stepanek (1993) who were killed close to Bagram Airfield, Parwan province, Afghanistan, on Sunday 5 August.
A ceremony on the 17th July in Rukla, Lithuania, to welcome and assign a Czech unit into the Germany-led Battlegroup based there was attended by troops from five nations and various guests.