|Honor guard paraded for the Minister.|
On 20th July 2010, Mag. Norbert Darabos, Austrian Minister of Defence and Sports, visited EUFOR HQ in Sarajevo. The Minister was welcomed to Camp Butmir by a guard of honour and called on the office of COM EUFOR, Major General Bernhard Bair. Discussions focussed on the formation of EUFOR’s Capacity Building and Training Division (CBTD) and opportunities to develop further the co-operation between EUFOR and the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina. COS EUFOR, Brigadier General Gerd Bischof, together with the Austrian National Contingent Commander and Chief of Joint Military Affairs (JMA), Colonel Lattacher, completed the briefing with an overview of EUFOR tasks and capabilities.
The COS was able to thank Minister Darabos for the recent reinforcement of the Austrian contingent and for the absolute professionalism of the Austrian soldiers and airmen.
Monday 19 July, in a race against time, a young woman was flown by EUFOR Alouette III medevac helicopter from Bihac to the Kosevo hospital in Sarajevo. The flight was successful and the patient is now in the best care available in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Said COM EUFOR Maj Gen Bernhard Bair the young lady is a very ill patient and our thoughts are with her family.
|COM EUFOR Major General Bernhard Bair and Lieutenant General Miladin Milojcic|
|EUFOR Alouette III medical evacuation helicopter.|
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