Novi Grad Sarajevo Mountain Rescue Team Train with EUFOR Helicopter

On Monday 15th October in perfect conditions, the Mountain Rescue Team from Novi Grad, Sarajevo arrived at Camp Butmir to practice their skills and enhance their cooperation with EUFOR by taking part in a combined training day with the EUFOR Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter. They were joined by colleagues from the IIidža rescue team, Civilian Protection Agency of municipality Novi Grad, and the Federation BiH Civilian Protection Agency.

Read more ...

International Medal Parade at Camp Butmir

On Wednesday 10th October an International Medal Parade (IMP) took place at Camp Butmir.
Presiding over the parade was General Sir James Everard, the Operation Commander of Operation Althea. General Everard was visiting Camp Butmir as part of a number of meetings in Sarajevo and presented medals to the soldiers.

Read more ...

Departure of PC6 Aircraft from Camp Butmir

Monday 1st October saw the departure of the Pilatus Porter PC6 aircraft from Camp Butmir. The aircraft has been used as a Tactical Air Transport (TAT) asset since the spring and will return home to Austria for the winter months.

Read more ...

Exercise Quick Response 2018 - Day Four Highlights

Today saw the end of the ‘Live’ phase of Exercise Quick Response 2018. The finale was held at Camp Butmir where COMEUFOR, Major General Martin Dorfer presided over a dynamic scenario and demonstration within the grounds of the camp.

Read more ...