Braun to take over as commander of NATO battalion in Lithuania
Lithuanian and German soldiers
Lieutenant Colonel Rene Braun of Germany will take over as commander of NATO's multinational battalion in Lithuania in a ceremony on Thursday, the Defense Ministry said.
Braun will replace Lieutenant Colonel Wolf Ruediger Otto, who has served as the commander of the enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group for six months.
Braun joined the Bundeswehr in 1997 and has been the commander of the 393rd tank battalion stationed in Bad Frankenhausen since A