Travelling by road after isolating in their own country, the main body of Austrian soldiers arrive at Camp Butmir to join Exercise Quick Response 2020.

Captain Vladimir Satka from EUFOR’s Liaison Observation Team (LOT) based in Foča, donates a box of medical supplies to the local Medical Centre.

Exercise Quick Response 2020 receives its first load of equipment and vehicles at Sarajevo International airport.
Soldiers from the UK’s elite Parachute Regiment landed with their payload of food and equipment on-board a Royal Air Force C130. Having spent the last 2 weeks in COVID isolation in the UK and a medical screening at Camp Butmir, they quickly got straight to work unloading specialist vehicles from the giant Antonov 124 following close behind.

COM EUFOR, Major General Reinhard Trischak met with BiH Minister of Security Selmo Cikotić at Camp Butmir on Monday afternoon.

A contingent of troops from The United Kingdom arrived in Camp Butmir today in preparation for Exercise Quick Response 2020. The soldiers from the elite Parachute Regiment will be temporarily based at Camp Butmir to prepare for the arrival of their main force and specialist vehicles later this month.

EUFOR’s annual exercise to test the readiness of its quick-reaction forces receives 100 soldiers of the UK’s élite Parachute Regiment.

EUFOR Camp Butmir was proud to hold an International Medal Parade for 180 Service personnel from 14 different Nations.
The soldiers, sailors and airmen based at Butmir and serving throughout BiH were addressed at the formal ceremony by the Commander of EUFOR, Major General Reinhard Trischak. He thanked all attending for their effort and dedication and the service they have provided in supporting local authorities to deliver a safe and secure environment.