On Tuesday the 27 June 23 in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo more than 360 soldiers from 12 different nations within EUFOR, received their Common Security and Defence Policy Medal for Operation ALTHEA .


In his speech, COM EUFOR Major General Helmut Habermayer thanked the soldiers for their contribution to the mission and highlighted the importance of Operation ALTHEA in BiH.

The Medal is awarded by the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Mr. Josep Borrel Fontelles to EUFOR personnel in recognition of having fully met the requirements of eligibility and having completed the necessary period of service as a member of the EU mission. The Medal was first awarded in 2004 and is given to every international member who serves in EUFOR.

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