COMEUFOR Change of Command Ceremony
Medical Evacuation from Bjelasnica Mountain
Dangers from Pyrotechnic Devices and Unexploded Munitions and Mines
COS EUFOR visits 4th Brigade of the AFBiH
EUFOR and AFBiH Training and Cooperation plan 2022

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Major General Anton Wessely takes command of EUFOR Operation Althea

Major General Anton Wessely was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1965. Following completion of training in the Theresian Military Academy between 1984-1987 he was commissioned in 1987 as a Battery Commander in the Anti-Aircraft Artillery/Combat Service Support Battalion 3 of the 3rd Mechanised Infantry Brigade.

 

Continued EUFOR presence in BiH

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2604 recognising EUFOR’s peace stabilization role under the military aspects of the Dayton Peace Agreement.

 

COVID-19 Information

Restrictions on entry and exit to Camp Butmir remain in force at this time. Visitors and suppliers should continue to make arrangements with their point of contact before attempting to enter Camp Butmir.

 
  • The members of EUFOR LOT from all LOT Houses, under our supervision and in cooperation with Armed Forces BiH (AFBiH), are teaching Mine Risk Education (MRE) classes in every corner of BiH.
    So far in 2021, EUFOR has reached around 6023 children with its Mine Risk Education (MRE) program via the on-site classes delivered by EUFOR LOT personnel in schools across the country, with an additional 146,000 persons reached by its ‘Virtual Mine Risk Education’, launched in April of 2021.

A ceremony of remembrance was held on Tuesday 12th January 2021 at Camp Butmir to mark the 13th anniversary of a helicopter crash which claimed the lives of 11 EUFOR personnel from the Republic of North Macedonia.

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On 12th January 2008, a military helicopter carrying troops home from the EUFOR mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina crashed near its final destination of Skopje. Tragically, all 11 personnel on board were killed.

Taking part in the ceremony were COMEUFOR, Major General Reinhard Trischak and the Ambassador of the Republic of North Macedonia, His Excellency Mr Ekrem Ebibi. During the ceremony, soldiers from EUFOR formed an Honour Guard by the memorial stone. Wreaths were laid and eleven candles were lit to signify the lives lost.

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