|Major General Heidecker and COM EUFOR.|
The 1st December 2010 witnessed the Change of Command of the Austrian contingent within EUFOR where Colonel (GS) Johann Lattacher handed over the leadership of the national contingent to Colonel (GS) Klaus Jenschik.
Major General Dieter Heidecker, Deputy Commander of Austrian Joint Forces, presided over the event attended by a number of honoured guests, including Lieutenant General Leandro de Vincenti (Head of EU Command Element, Chief of Staff of Joint Force Command in Naples), COM EUFOR Major General Bernhard Bair and Ambassador Dr. Donatus Köck (Austrian Ambassador to BiH).
|Polish Company Commander Receives Polish Colours from MNBN.|
On 30th November 2010, a ceremony was held to mark the formal end of the Polish contribution to the Multinational Battalion (MNBN). The Company of Polish troops had previously extended their tour in Bosnia and Herzegovina to allow time for the new Austrian leadership of the Battalion to be established.
COM EUFOR, Major General Bernhard Bair, welcomed Lt Gen Gruszka (the Operational Commander of the Polish Armed Forces) to Camp Butmir to witness the ceremony and thanked Poland for their strong, continuing support to the EUFOR mission in BiH.
|EUFOR COS, Colonel ŽURMAN, COMEUFOR, Colonel Gulyas (Outgoing NATO HQSa COS)|
|His Excellency Mr Roland Gilles, COM EUFOR|
|EUFOR Cup Winning Team|
|Lt Col Willemse hands over EU Flag to Lt Col Blasch.|
The 24th November 2010 saw the change of Command of the Regional Coordination Centre (RCC) East at Camp Edelweiß in Tuzla. Lt Col Richard Gruber handed over the command of the seven Liaioson and Observation Teams (LOT) houses in the area, and their support, to Lt Col Christoph Blasch. Both officers are from Austria.
The LOT houses are the eyes and ears of EUFOR around Bosnia and Herzegovina and an important aspect of maintain an awareness of the security situation in the country. The location of the LOT houses can be found on the EUFOR website here.
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