|Major General Dieter HEIDECKER, COM EUFOR, during his meeting with His Excellency Mr Miroslav MOJŽITA, the Slovakian Ambassador to BiH.|
The Commander of EUFOR, Major General (MG) Dieter HEIDECKER, attended a meeting with His Excellency (HE) Mr Miroslav MOJŽITA, the Slovakian Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in Sarajevo on Monday 10 December 12.
After having had their last “fly out” on 05 April 2011, two Austrian “Black Hawk” tactical transport helicopters are now back again with EUFOR in Camp BUTMIR from their home base “Fliegerhorst Brumovski - Langenlebarn”. The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter that can perform a wide array of missions, including the tactical transport of troops and aeromedical evacuation.
|Major General Dieter Heidecker, COM EUFOR, during his first meeting with Minister of Defence, Mr. Zekerijah Osmic.|
On December 6th, MTT Tradoc Improvement (ESP-AUT) celebrated in Travnik a simple event along with a typical Spanish meal with an Austrian flavor. It was just an excuse to celebrate three single events; Artillery Branch patron saint Santa Barbara (04DEC), Spanish Constitution Day (06DEC) and Infantry Branch patron saint Immaculate Conception (08DEC).
|General Sir Richard Shirreff hands over the EU Flag to Major General Dieter Heidecker, with Major General Robert Brieger watching on.|
Major General Robert Brieger today completed his one year tenure as the Commander of EUFOR. The Operational Commander, General Sir Richard Shirreff handed over the command of EUFOR to Major General Dieter Heidecker at the ceremony in Butmir Camp today.
The Austrian MTT Technical Personnel performing the Ammunition Propellant Testing
With the decision of the EU Foreign Affairs Council the EU-led military operation, Operation EUFOR ALTHEA continues its success story under the command of Major General Robert Brieger in providing capacity-building and training to support to the Armed Forces of BiH. The establishment of the Capacity Building and Training Division (CB&T) led to the foundation for the various Multi National Training Teams to begin capacity-building and training in different areas in accordance with AF BiH training requirements. One of these training requirements was established in the area of Ammunition and Weapons Storage Site Management.
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