EUFOR Multinational Battalion patrol aid motorcyclist

On Monday 5 August, EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion, Turkish Company, sent out a 2 vehicle, 8 man patrol under the command of 1st Lieutenant Ali Karabas. Covering a total distance of 310km in one day, the patrol’s main aim was to link up with the troops stationed in the LOT house at Zavidovici.

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COM EUFOR meets Swiss Chief of Armed Forces

On Friday 2 August, Lieutenant General Philippe Rebord, the Chief of the Swiss Armed Forces visited Camp Butmir. The Commander of EUFOR, Major General Reinhard Trischak, as well as representatives from the Swiss contingent, welcomed him to the camp. During an office call the two Generals discussed the security situation and the valuable contribution the Swiss troops make to helping create a safer more secure BiH.

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EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion complete mine training

EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion completed mine disposal training as part of a Quick Response Exercise at Mount Igman earlier this month. Using a range of specialist equipment and protective clothing the force demonstrated its capability to travel to the scene of an unexpected event quickly and deal with whatever challenge awaits.

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EUFOR organises EUSG meeting with AFBiH demining representatives

EUFOR’s Joint Military Affairs (JMA) department organised a demonstration of the AFBiH demining battalion for a delegation from the European Union Staff Group (EUSG) at Olovo on Wednesday 24 Jul. Colonel Marek Golan who headed the visitors from the EUSG was welcomed to the demining site at Olovo by Major General Major General Radovan Ilić, the Operation Command Commander for AFBiH.

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