As of 22 January 2024, based on the decision of the Political and Security Committee of the Council of the European Union, supported by the EU Military Committee, Major General Helmut Habermayer (Austrian Armed Forces) handed over the position of EU Force Commander for the European Union military operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Operation Althea) to Major General László Sticz (Hungarian Defence Forces).

The ceremonial act of hand over and take over will take place on 31 January in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo.