EUFOR Holds Ceremony for MNBN Change of Command

On Tuesday 21 February 2017 a ceremony was held to mark the Change of Command of the EUFOR Multinational Battalion (MNBN) in the Helicopter Hanger at EUFOR HQ, Camp Butmir. COMEUFOR, Major General Friedrich Schrötter, led the event where Command of the MNBN was handed over from Lieutenant Colonel Christoph Blasch to Lieutenant Colonel Harald Zagler.

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EUFOR Medal Parade at Camp Butmir

87 service personnel from 7 different nations were presented the European Union Common Security and Defence Policy Medal Althea in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo on 25 October. Brigadier General Albert Sáfár, Chief of Staff EUFOR, thanked them for their dedicated service and stated, “EUFOR’s presence in this country is still of great importance.

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New Commander of EUFOR Multinational Battalion

Austrian Mountain Infantry Specialist Lieutenant Colonel Christoph Blasch is the new commander of the EUFOR Multinational Battalion (MNBN). He took command of the battalion in a ceremony at Camp Butmir on Tuesday 9th August.

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Badge ceremony of AUT Infantry Company, farewell of the HUN staff and Coy of the MNBN

14 Jul the Multinational Battalion (MNBN) EUFOR conducted a military ceremony for the incoming Austrian infantry company and the outgoing Hungarian Company (Coy) and staff members of the MNBN.
Only twice a year the MNBN has the opportunity to have 3 Coys in theatre, this time for 5 days. The reason, that the AUT and HUN Coys change totally, whereas the TUR Coy rotates one platoon every two months.

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MOUT training MNBN in Pazaric

From 30 May to 3 June 2016 an intense training on missions on urban terrain was conducted by the Turkish company of the MNBN. This training on company level has to be seen as a preparation for the combined trainings and the combined exercises together with the AFBiH in summer and autumn.

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