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Restoration of Independence in the Baltics

Estonia is celebrating the Restoration of Independence Day on 20th August. Due to the importance of the independence re-establishment for the all three Baltic states, it is essential to highlight the significance of this complicated process in history. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania suffered under the military occupation by the Soviet Union for almost 50 years until the independence was regained in 1991.

Visit by the Commander of the Joint Warfare Centre, Major General Andrzej Reudowicz

On 17th August, the Baltic Defence College (BALTDEFCOL) had the honour to welcome Major General Andrzej Reudowicz (POL A), the Commander of the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) in his first official visit to the College.

Inauguration of the Academic Year 2017/2018

Today, the Baltic Defence College has inaugurated a new Academic Year 2017/2018 with an Opening Ceremony of the Joint Command and General Staff Course (JCGSC).

Faculty Development Programme

From 02 until 11 August the College is conducting the Faculty Development Programme, which supports the Faculty members’ preparations for the incoming academic year. It also serves the new staff members to integrate within the College and respective departments.

Commandant's meeting with the Estonian Minister of Defence

On the 2nd August 2017, the Commandant of Baltic Defence College Major General Andis Dilāns (Latvian Army) together with his Deputy and Chief of Staff Colonel Jean Trudel (Canadian Army) and the Senior Estonian National Representative Commander Ivo Värk (Estonian Navy) had the honour to host Minister of Defence of Estonia Mr Jüri Luik, while the Minister was on his working visit to South-Estonia accompanied by Deputy Commander of Estonian Defence Forces Brigadier General Indrek Sirel (Estonian Army).
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