Category: Latest News
Created: Tuesday, 28 August 2018 13:00
Written by Lt Cdr Paul Clark
This weekend saw the arrival of the new Austrian Company to Camp Butmir. The company travelled from the Khevenhüller barracks in Klagenfurt, Carinthia after a long road trip lasting 12 hours. Most of the soldiers are from the 25th (airborne) infantry battalion, but some are from other units across Austria. The 25th infantry battalion is the only one within the Austrian Armed Forces which is specialized in air movement particularly by helicopter. Additionally the soldiers of this battalion are trained as paratroopers.
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