|Major General Luif hands the flag of the Battalion to Lt Col Michael Köck.|
On 20 February 2015, in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo, command of the Multinational Battalion of EUFOR was handed over. At the ceremony the Commander EUFOR, Major General Johann Luif, transferred the flag of the Battalion, symbolising the power of command, from Lieutenant Colonel Manfred Scheucher to Lieutenant Colonel Michael Köck.
In his farewell speech Lieutenant Colonel Scheucher thanked EUFOR personnel for their leadership, friendship and excellent cooperation during his time as Multinational Battalion Commander. He also praised the high level of training of the troops and the good cooperation between international forces and the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
|AF BIH soldier working alongside members of the EUFOR Turkish contingency.|
A Turkish Platoon of the EUFOR Multinational Battalion (MNBN) conducted peacekeeping training with the Bosnian Armed Forces at Prijedor in the northwest of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 16 - 19 February 2015.
The exercise focused on Force Protection tactics and the aim of the training was to strengthen the abilities and skills of the soldiers in conducting peace support operations.
|Members of the EUFOR MMT Capt Istvan Andras Baranyai, Warrant Officer Laszlo Molnar, Master Sergeant Jozsef Gyovai|
A EUFOR team of engineering specialists from Hungary are mentoring members of the BiH Armed Forces working on a bridge construction project in Lukavica Rijeka.
The BiH Armed Forces personnel from Derventa were trained by EUFOR under the Capacity, Building and Training (CB&T) programme and are utilising skills and techniques taught on the bridge construction course.
The AF BiH/EUFOR Communication Information Systems (CIS) Conference took place in Camp Butmir on 28 January 2015. The conference was organised by EUFOR’s Capacity Building and Training (CB&T) Division and chaired by the Training Chief Lieutenant Colonel Robert Paul WETTERS.
The conference was attended by representatives from the AF BiH’s Joint Staff, Operational Command, Tactical Support Brigade and Signal Battalion. It was also attended by participants from EUFOR and NATO.
|EUFOR's Capacity Building and Training Division|
All members of CDTD, including the Embedded Advisory Teams (EATs), attended the meeting, as well as a representative from NATO HQ Sarajevo.
The Turkish infantry company of the EUFOR Multinational Battalion (MnBn) conducted a field training exercise on the 14 Jan 15. The exercise was witnessed by the battalion commander, Lt Col SCHEUCHER and the Senior National Representative of the Turkish contingent Col CELEPOGLU.
Between the 8 – 12 December an Austrian Platoon of the EUFOR Multinational Battalion (MNBN) conducted peacekeeping training with the Bosnian Armed Forces. The training took place in Prijedor in the northwest of Bosnia and Herzegovina and was the last Combined Training event of 2014
On 12 December 2014, the CBT Bi-Monthly Heads Meeting took place in CAMP BUTMIR. The aim of the meeting was for the Capacity Building and Training Division (CBTD) to discuss about the goals achieved during the last two months and future 2015 EUFOR CBT activities.
The meeting was chaired by Col. Hakan Soner APLAK (TR Army), Deputy Chief of Staff CBT and all Branch Heads, Embedded Advisory Teams (EATs) Heads and Subject Matters Experts (SME) within the CBTD were present, as well as representatives from NATO HQ Sarajevo.
- EUFOR supports humanitarian aid
- EUFOR Soldiers from Hungary work alongside AFBiH to rebuild Bridges in Zvornik
- Combined training between the Multinational Battalion and AF BiH
- EUFOR holds training conference for Generals
- EUFOR holds training conference with AFBiH
- AFBiH students complete EUFOR training
- CIS Tactical Communication Systems Course
- Dutch Ministry of Defence Officer visits EUFOR
- Austrian Chief of Defence Staff visits EUFOR
- CBT Bi-Monthly Divisional Meeting takes place in Camp Butmir
- EUFOR vehicles transport Red Cross flood assistance materials
- Pilot of Maintenance Course held at Rajlovac
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