Major General Remigijus Baltrėnas
Military Representative – Lithuania
Major General Remigijus Baltrėnas is a graduate of Lithuanian Military Academy and
earned MA degree in Strategic Studies at the United States Army War College. He also
attended Joint Forces Staff Course at the National Defence University and Marine Corps
Command and Staff College at the Marine Corps University, USA.
Prior to becoming Lithuanian Military Representative to NATO and the European Union,
Major General Baltrėnas served as 15th Director of Defence Intelligence and Security
Service of Lithuania. From this position, he held the Lithuanian seat at the NATO Military
Major General has had multiple command and staff positions in Lithuanian Armed Forces
throughout the last 26 years to include command of Mechanized Infantry Battalion, Chief
of Operations and Training of Motorized Infantry Brigade „Iron Wolf“, Chief of Staff of
Motorized Infantry Battalion.
While serving as the Commander of Algirdas Mechanized Infantry Battalion, Major General
deployed as a Commander of Province Reconstruction Team-12, ISAF, led by Lithuania in
Afghanistan as a resolute commitment in the Allied fight against terrorism. His operational
deployments also include serving as a Deputy Commander of Infantry Company of the
joint Baltic Battalion at NATO-led Stabilization Force in Bosnia and Hercegovina.
During his career Major General BALTRENAS served as Director of the Joint Command
and Staff Course at the Baltic Defence College and as Executive Officer to the Minister of
For the commendable service to Lithuania and Lithuanian Armed Forces Major General
Baltrėnas has been awarded the Lithuanian Order of the Cross of Vytis and a number
of other awards.
Major General and his wife Žaneta have been married for more than 15 years and have
daughter Kotryna and son Remas. He is a keen player and follower of basketball and