Camp Butmir 2 provided the backdrop for an exercise by the Multinational Battalion (MNBN). Each Company that arrives new into the Area of Operations (AO) must undergo standardisation training IOT ensure that they are capable of operating in commonality with the other units of the MNBN.

The main operational unit of EUFOR is the Multinational Battalion (MNBN), an infantry unit comprised of Companies from Austria, Hungary and Turkey. This unit is dedicated to the framework operations of EUFOR that are patrolling, combined training with the AFBiH and Force Protection of EUFOR.

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 Monday 18th of October a ceremony, presided over by Commander EUFOR, Major General Alexander Platzer, marked the Change of Command of the EUFOR Multinational Battalion (MNBN). The Multinational Battalion is comprised of 3 different nations Austria, Hungary and Turkey who serve together within EUFOR.

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.