Luxembourg Army – 54 volunteer soldiers take oath proud to serve

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keywords: lëtzebuerger arméi, voluntary military service, solemn promise, luxembourg. Fifty-four volunteer soldiers were sworn in on Friday 20 April 2018 at Saint Michel Square in Mersch in the presence of the Secretary of State for Defense, Francine Closener. This ceremony marks for the volunteers the completion of the four-month basic training. This phase aims to prepare the volunteer soldiers for their 36-month military training, which can then be extended. Of a total of 78 recruits, 54 successfully completed basic training, a 69% success rate. Participation in exciting and rewarding missions…

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ARMY LUXEMBOURG – THE CONTINGENT IN LITHUANIA

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keywords: lëtzebuerger améi, d’arméi, otan, enhanced forward presence, lithuania, luxembourg. As a result of repeated attacks by Russia on Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea, a NATO mission is to strengthen the protection of the most eastern members of the Alliance, Poland and the countries Baltic. Luxembourg as a member of NATO takes its part and actively participates in the “Enhanced Forward Presence” (eFP) mission in Lithuania, which represents a significant budgetary effort given the size of the country but shows the government commitment in its ambitious policy of supporting…

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SECURITY JOBS – POLICE ARMY FIRE/RESCUE ARE HIRING

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keywords: security jobs luxembourg, recruitment, lëtzebuerger arméi, police lëtzebuerg, pompjeeën. Long regarded as a small sleepy country, the Grand Duchy wakes up in recent years under the current government impulse through significant increases in budgets allocated to Public Security. Thus major campaigns for the modernization of equipment and rejuvenation of the staff are launched for the Army, the Police, the Fire/Rescue services. These three entities were present at the 2017 Student Fair at LuxExpo and their booths were continuously packed, highlighting the new interest of the youngest for military, police…

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DEFENSE – RUSSIA FIRES AN ICBM MISSILE FROM SIBERIA

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keywords: russia, icbm missile, nato, enhanced advanced presence, north korea. Russia launchedy esterday an ICBM-type missile from a launch base in Siberia to Russia-friendly Kazakhstan. The drill proved to be a success and to have fully reached its target. This missile fire occurs in the context of a double tension. On the one hand the increased presence of NATO troops in Poland and the Baltic countries after the annexation of the Crimea and the strong support of Russia to the Ukrainian separatists. This spectacular deployment of NATO in order to…

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LUXEMBOURG ARMY – DEPLOYMENT IN LITHUANIA – NATO MISSION

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keywords: enhanced forward presence, nato, lithuania, arméi, luxembourg. The Lithuanian Ministry of Defense confirms the arrival of Luxembourg soldiers on its soil by the port of Klaipėda on 17 July late night. These soldiers intervene as part of the “Enhanced Forward Presence” (eFP), a NATO mission to ensure the security of the Eastern European Alliance member countries ( The Baltic States and Poland) with regard to the potential risks posed by Russia following the annexation of the Crimea and support for the pro-Russian separatist militias in eastern Ukraine. This reinforcement…

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