On Monday, the 19th of November, soldiers of the Multinational Division North East Headquarters gathered at an assembly in connection with the Independence Day - the proclamation of the Republic of Latvia on November 18. The ceremony began with the playing of the Latvian national anthem, after which Latvian Army Maj. Maris Lipenits presented a short history related to the proclamation of independence of Latvia.
The Republic of Lithuania national anthem began the part of the assembly dedicated to the celebration of the Lithuanian Armed Forces Day. Lithuanian Army Lt. Col. Svajunas Papiliauskas presented the history of the establishment of Lithuanian Armed Forces celebrated on November 23.
On this occasion, the Division Commander Brig. Gen. Krzysztof Motacki shared his best wishes, on behalf of soldiers of the Multinational Division North East Headquarters, to colleagues from Latvia and Lithuania.