On 13 Feb 18, at a ceremony held at EUFOR HQ in Camp Butmir, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Lippert, officially handed over his command of EUFOR's Multinational Battalion (MNBN) to Lieutenant Colonel Markus Schwaiger and was awarded the European Union Common Security and Defence Policy Medal 'Althea' in recognition of his service in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

EUFOR personnel conducted a mountain march training exercise on Mount Trebevic today. Troops from the Multinational Battalion (MNBN), which is EUFOR’s in-theatre manoeuvre unit, marched a total of 19km on the mountain while wearing protective equipment and carrying their weapons as part of their routine training to maintain their high level of readiness.

On Friday 11th of August a ceremony, presided over by Commander EUFOR, Major General Anton Waldner, marked the Change of Command of the EUFOR Multinational Battalion (MNBN). The Multinational Battalion is a group of soldiers comprising of 3 different nations Austria, Hungary and Turkey who combine to serve together within EUFOR.

On Tuesday 30 January, 83 EUFOR personnel received their European Union Common Security and Defence Policy Medal 'Althea' in recognition of their service in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Commander EUFOR, Major General Anton Waldner presided over the parade which saw 6 nations of EUFOR represented.

COMEUFOR Maj Gen Anton WALDNER inspected training activities of the EUFOR Multinational Battalion within Camp Butmir from 15th to 18th May.

On 1 November 2017 EUFOR Chief of Staff, Brigadier General József Szpisják, presided over a medal parade at the EUFOR Headquarters in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo. He presented the European Union Common Security and Defence Policy Medal “Althea” to 31 service personnel from 6 different nations and thanked them for their dedicated service in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

On Tuesday 21 February 2017 a ceremony was held to mark the Change of Command of the EUFOR Multinational Battalion (MNBN) in the Helicopter Hanger at EUFOR HQ, Camp Butmir. COMEUFOR, Major General Friedrich Schrötter, led the event where Command of the MNBN was handed over from Lieutenant Colonel Christoph Blasch to Lieutenant Colonel Harald Zagler.

MNBN News

Change of Command Ceremony MNBN
Tuesday, 23 March 2021

EUFOR Training climb of Trebevic Mountain
Thursday, 04 February 2021