Today at Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, Lieutenant Colonel Reinhardt Janko took command of EUFOR's Multinational Battalion (MNBN). Major General Alexander Platzer, handed the colours of the MNBN from Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Wilfing to Lieutenant Colonel Reinhardt Janko to signify the Change of Command. The MNBN is EUFOR's military manoeurve unit operating in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

On the 4th February the EUFOR Multi National Battalion Commander Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Wilfing led a combined platoon of Turkish and Austrian personnel to the Trebevic Mountain South of Sarajevo. The purpose of this was to maintain their mountain climbing skills and physical endurance. Upon arrival at the start point, the Multi National Battalion Commander delivered a route brief, which was to cover approximately 14km with a climb of 600m.

On 25 May 2020, the 3rd Platoon of the Hungarian Company of EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion, as the current Quick Reaction Force (QRF) platoon, conducted a checkpoint training exercise.

On 22 December 2020, two days after the historical election in Mostar, a patrol by the Austrian company of EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion visited LOT House in this historical town. On the way to Mostar the patrol passed by the memorial Bridge on the Neretva River in Jablanica.

On 27 April 2020, a patrol by the Turkish company of EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion visited Foča. While in the area the patrol also visited the Scepan Polje border crossing point.

A company of soldiers from EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion have been living with and training with their partners from the Armed Forces of BiH. The 5 day period of cooperation builds on relationships fostered during the annual EUFOR exercise involving soldiers from 20 nations. Joining up this time in the south of the country near Bileća, the two teams shared ideas to coordinate a complex serial in challenging conditions.

On 26 March 2020, the Turkish Company of EUFOR’s Multinational Battalion conducted a patrol to the border crossing points at Zvornik, Karakaj and Sepak. The Commander of the Multinational Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Steingresz, joined the patrol to witness his troops conducting their operational tasking.

MNBN News

Change of Command Ceremony MNBN
Tuesday, 23 March 2021

EUFOR Training climb of Trebevic Mountain
Thursday, 04 February 2021