|COM EUFOR Major General Bernhard Bair with personnel of LOT Goražde.|
On 5th February 2011 COM EUFOR, Major General Bernhard Bair, continued his series of Liaison and Observation Team (LOT) House visits by touring Foča and Goražde.
His first stop was the LOT House in Foča where, after a brief from the commander and his staff, he lunched in the town with the Mayor, Mr. Zdravko Krsmanović. They discussed local issues and the upcoming change in the LOT house team where a Slovakian team will take over from the German’s currently manning it.
|COM EUFOR and the Deputy Prime Minister in front of Honour Guard|
|Gen McColl taking the salute as members of the Multinational Battalion March Past.|
General McColl has had a long connection with Bosnia and Herzegovina having served with UNPROFOR and IFOR.
He took the salute at a farewell ceremony where elements of the Multi National Battalion (MNBN) paraded for him. They were followed by a fly past from the EUFOR helicopters based in Camp Butmir.
|COM EUFOR Major General Bernhard Bair and his Excellency Mr. Tom Brady, Ambassador of Ireland to Bosnia and Herzegovina|
On the 27th January 2011 His Excellency Mr. Tom Brady, Ambassador of Ireland to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Slovenia returned to Camp Butmir to mark the rotation of the Irish Contingent serving in EUFOR.
During an Office Call with COM EUFOR, Major General Bernhard Bair, he was updated on the current status of the operation. The General praised the contribution that the outgoing contingent had made to EUFOR and fully expects the new contingent to maintain their high standards.
|The crew of LOT Bugojno.|
On the 26th January 2011, COS EUFOR, Brigadier General Günter Giesa took off from ARCHER BASE, Camp Butmir and headed for Regional Coordination Center (RCC) West for two Liaison and Observation Team (LOT) House visits. A short 20 minute flight, in beautiful wintry weather conditions, brought him to the LOT House in Travnik.
The LOT House Commander, Captain Frans Leijtens from the Netherlands, welcomed the Chief of Staff and introduced his team. Captain Leijtens then briefed COS on the current situation in the LOT’s Area of Responsibility and their main areas of activity. Before his departure Brigadier General Giesa visited the stronghold of Travnik, which was built in 1503.
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