Multinational Battalion conducts Multi-task Exercise

On Thursday 5 April, the Armed Forces of BiH Barracks in Rajlovac, just outside Sarajevo, was the location for an important EUFOR exercise. The exercise was designed to test the ability of the Multinational Battalion to undertake complex and interrelated public order missions, in realistic scenarios.

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Change of EUFOR Multinational Battalion Commander

On 13 Feb 18, at a ceremony held at EUFOR HQ in Camp Butmir, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Lippert, officially handed over his command of EUFOR's Multinational Battalion (MNBN) to Lieutenant Colonel Markus Schwaiger and was awarded the European Union Common Security and Defence Policy Medal 'Althea' in recognition of his service in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion stays fighting fit with a mountain march

EUFOR personnel conducted a mountain march training exercise on Mount Trebevic today. Troops from the Multinational Battalion (MNBN), which is EUFOR’s in-theatre manoeuvre unit, marched a total of 19km on the mountain while wearing protective equipment and carrying their weapons as part of their routine training to maintain their high level of readiness.

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International Medal Parade at Camp Butmir

On Tuesday 30 January, 83 EUFOR personnel received their European Union Common Security and Defence Policy Medal 'Althea' in recognition of their service in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Commander EUFOR, Major General Anton Waldner presided over the parade which saw 6 nations of EUFOR represented.

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International Medal Parade at the EUFOR Headquarters

On 1 November 2017 EUFOR Chief of Staff, Brigadier General József Szpisják, presided over a medal parade at the EUFOR Headquarters in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo. He presented the European Union Common Security and Defence Policy Medal “Althea” to 31 service personnel from 6 different nations and thanked them for their dedicated service in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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