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UK Troops to take part in Quick Response 2018 Exercise

August 17, 2018 5:00 PM
UK Troops to take part in Quick Response 2018 Exercise

In the last few days, the first advance party of troops from the UK started to arrive in camp Butmir after landing at Sarajevo International Airport in order to take part in the annual exercise ‘Quick Response 2018’. The troops were met at the airport by EUFOR Chief of Staff, […]

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EUFOR Chief of Staff Brigadier General Horvath paid a Visit to a Demining Site

August 16, 2018 6:15 PM
EUFOR Chief of Staff Brigadier General Horvath paid a Visit to a Demining Site

On Thursday, EUFOR Chief of Staff (EUFOR COS), Brigadier General Horvath, paid a visit to a demining site and an ammunition storage site both of which are under the control of the Armed Forces of BiH. The demining site was located at Hodbina close to Mostar and COS was given […]

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Change of Command held in EUFOR HQ

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Change of Command held in EUFOR HQ

In camp BUTMIR on 14th August 2018 the command of the multinational battalion was forwarded from Lieutenant Colonel Markus Schwaiger to Lieutenant Colonel Oliver Pilles. During the ceremony Commander EUFOR, Major General Martin Dorfer, handed over the colours of the Multinational Battalion from the outgoing commander, LTC Markus Schwaiger, to […]

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Polish Defence Minister visits EUFOR HQ in Sarajevo

August 9, 2018 8:00 PM
Polish Defence Minister visits EUFOR HQ in Sarajevo

On Wednesday 8th August 2018, the Minister of Defence for Poland, Mr. Mariusz Błaszczak, visited Camp Butmir to meet EUFOR staff and to meet Polish soldiers working at the mission. Minister Błaszczak was greeted by the EUFOR Chief of Staff, Brigadier General Gabor Horvath, he inspected the Honour Guard before […]

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EUFOR Chief of Staff presided over an International Medal Parade

August 2, 2018 4:30 PM
EUFOR Chief of Staff presided over an International Medal Parade

On Wednesday, August 1st, EUFOR Chief of Staff, Brigadier General Gabor Horvath presided over an International Medal Parade at Camp Butmir. One hundred and one military personnel were awarded the European Union Common Security and Defence Policy Medal for Operation ALTHEA. Awarding the medal, General Horvath told participants: “Each and […]

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Sir James Everard from the EU Operation Headquarters in Belgium visited Sarajevo

July 29, 2018 3:00 PM
Sir James Everard  from the EU Operation Headquarters in Belgium visited Sarajevo

Ahead of Exercise Quick Response 18, General Sir James Everard KCB CBE from the EU Operation Headquarters in Mons, Belgium, visited Sarajevo in his role as the Operation Commander for EUFOR Operation Althea. Commander EUFOR, Major General Martin Dorfer, and his multinational staff briefed the 4 star General on the […]

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Major General Martin Dorfer visited a demining site near Travnik

July 20, 2018 10:00 AM
Major General Martin Dorfer visited a demining site near Travnik

On Wednesday 18th July, COMEUFOR, Major General Martin Dorfer visited a demining site at Delilovac within the municipality of Travnik. The site is run by the NGO Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) and COMEUFOR was welcomed to the site by their Regional Director for Southeast Europe, Mr Sven Jonas Zachrisson. The […]

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Irish Minister of Defence visits Camp Butmir in Sarajevo

July 14, 2018 3:00 PM
Irish Minister of Defence visits Camp Butmir in Sarajevo

On Thursday 12th July the Minister of Defence for Ireland, Mr. Paul Kehoe, visited Camp Butmir. He was met by Major General Dorfer, COMEUFOR, with a full Honour Guard. The purpose of Mr. Kehoe’s visit was to meet with the contingent of Irish soldiers serving with EUFOR, to receive a […]

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Lieutenant General Portolano visit to EUFOR Headquarters

July 10, 2018 5:00 PM
Lieutenant General Portolano visit to EUFOR Headquarters

On Thursday and Friday 5-6th July, Lieutenant General Luciano Portolano, Head of the EU Command Element (EUCE) and Chief of Staff Joint Force Command (Naples) visited EUFOR headquarters. General Portolano was welcomed by COMEUFOR, Major General Martin Dorfer before being updated on the latest activities of EUFOR by the Heads […]

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EUFOR Engineers mentor Armed Forces BiH road building project

July 4, 2018 11:30 AM
EUFOR Engineers mentor Armed Forces BiH road building project

From 04 to 29 June 2018 a road construction project in the Military Training Area Manjača took place. The Engineering Battalion from Armed Forces BiH together with an EUFOR mentoring team from Slovenia and Austria completed this field project for temporary military roads. More than 750 m of the road […]

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