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career military officer

Arvydas Pocius, Lithuanian career military officer. Decorated Medal of January 13, Medal of Founders Volunteers of Lithuanian Armed Forces, Medal of Merit of National Defense System, Order of Cross of Vytis.


Pocius, Arvydas was born on May 14, 1957 in Klaipeda, Lithuania.


Graduate, Physical Culture Institute (now Academy Physical Education), 1979. Master in Political Science, Vilnius University, 2007.


SA motorized infantry platoon leader, research lieutenant Lithuanian Armed Forces, 1979, chief of staff volunteer service of national defense, 1991, lieutenant colonel, 1993, chief of staff to Commander of volunteer service of national defense, Commander eastern military district, brigadier general, Commander land forces, deputy assistant chief of staff Joint Education and Training Sub-Divsn. Allied Command Transformation, chief of staff, since 2009. Chief coach judo and self-defense wrestling Lithuanian Physical Culture and Sports Committee.


  • Other Interests

    Fishing, hunting, sports.


Married Namida Pocius. Children: Tadas, Akvile.

Namida Pocius

Tadas Pocius

Akvile Pocius