EUFOR Multinational Battalion Change of Command Ceremony

On 20 February 2015, in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, command of the Multinational Battalion of EUFOR was handed over. At the ceremony the Commander EUFOR, Major General Johann Luif, transferred the flag of the Battalion, symbolising the power of command, from Lieutenant Colonel Manfred Scheucher to Lieutenant Colonel Michael Köck.

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Armed Forces of BIH conduct Combined Training with EUFOR Multinational Battalion

A Turkish Platoon of the EUFOR Multinational Battalion (MNBN) conducted peacekeeping training with the Bosnian Armed Forces at Prijedor in the northwest of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 16 - 19 February 2015.
The exercise focused on Force Protection tactics and the aim of the training was to strengthen the abilities and skills of the soldiers in conducting peace support operations.

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Eleven Nations Represented at EUFOR Medal Parade

On the 6 February 2015 personnel from 11 of the 22 troop contributing nations to EUFOR were presented with their European Union Common Security and Defence Policy Service Medal Operation Althea by COM EUFOR Major General Johann Luif.

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Visit of COM EUFOR to Member of the Presidency of BiH

The Commander of EUFOR (COM EUFOR), Major General Johann LUIF, paid an introductory courtesy call to Member of the Presidency of BiH, Mr Dragan Čović, in Sarajevo on 5 February 2015. Both Major General LUIF and Mr Čović valued the opportunity to meet and discuss their respective priorities for 2015. Mr Čović expressed his appreciation of EUFOR’s support in developing the capacity and capabilities of the Armed Forces of BiH through its Capacity, Building and Training Programme.

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2nd AFBiH/EUFOR CIS Conference celebrates success of EUFOR CIS Training

The AF BiH/EUFOR Communication Information Systems (CIS) Conference took place in Camp Butmir on 28 January 2015. The conference was organised by EUFOR’s Capacity Building and Training (CB&T) Division and chaired by the Training Chief Lieutenant Colonel Robert Paul WETTERS.
The conference was attended by representatives from the AF BiH’s Joint Staff, Operational Command, Tactical Support Brigade and Signal Battalion. It was also attended by participants from EUFOR and NATO.

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CBT Bi-Monthly Divisional Meeting

On 23 January 2015, the Capacity Building and Training (CBT) Bi-Monthly Divisional Meeting took place in CAMP BUTMIR. The aim of the meeting was to disseminate information within the Capacity Building and Training Division (CDTD) about the division’s responsibilities and also to review goals reached during the last two months, in addition to looking at future training activities.

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