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Written by Lt Cdr Paul Gill RN
EUFOR Capacity Building and Training Conference commences_1

On 26 November 2013 an Assessment Conference to review the Capacity Building and Training (CB&T) programme which EUFOR provides to the Armed Forces of BiH (AF BiH) began at the EUFOR HQ in Sarajevo. The aim of the conference is to review CB&T activities and assess the future needs to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the EUFOR training programme.  Training support given to the AF BiH includes the training of instructors, advice, mentoring and monitoring of their activities conducted by Mobile Training Teams (MTT), Mentoring Monitoring Teams (MMT) and Embedded Advisory Teams.

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Written by OF-3 Fatih Yurekli
EUFOR CIS Course Commences_1

On 18 November 2013 EUFOR Capacity Building and Training (CB&T) Branch began a Cabling Course for the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina (AF BiH) at Rajlovac barracks. The course began with an opening ceremony attended by representatives from the AF BiH Operational Command and Tactical Support Brigade, the EUFOR Deputy Chief of Staff (Head) of the Capacity Building and Training Division (CBTD), Colonel Ahmet Gonel, and the EUFOR Chief of Training, Lieutenant Colonel Johan Bouhuys.

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Written by OFOF-2 Jaroslav Rybak
EUFOR CBRN Mobile Mentoring Team completes its 2013 mission_3

On 15 November 2013 an Austrian Mobile Mentoring Team (MMT) completed their mission for 2013 and left Bosnia and Herzegovina after completing a successful two month mission. This also marks the end of this year’s EUFOR Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear training for the Armed Forces of BiH (AF BiH).  The 3-man Austrian team mentored and monitored 2 courses over a period of 5 weeks.

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Written by OF-3 Fatih Yurekli
EUFOR CIS Training Course completes_1

On 15 November 2013 a EUFOR Communications and Information Systems (CIS) course completed with a closing ceremony. The Turkish Mentoring Team awarded all 17 students and 3 instructors with a certificate for successfully completing the course. The ceremony was attended by representatives of the AF BiH Operational Command and Tactical Support Brigade and the EUFOR Chief of Training, Lieutenant Colonel Johan Bouhuys.

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Written by LTC Slawomir Jan CIESLEWICZ
EUFOR lessons Learned seminar held in Banja Luka_1

On 31 October 2013, EUFOR Lessons Learned (LL) Embedded Advisory Team (EAT) conducted a one–day LL Staff Officer seminar at the in 6th Infantry Brigade location in Banja Luka. The seminar was attended by soldiers linked to the LL system from 6th Infantry Brigade, Air Force & Air Defense Brigade and the Support Command. The main goal of the seminar was to provide the participants with LL awareness and to discuss the future areas of students work as an LL specialist.
Additionally the seminar also provided the opportunity to improve basic LL knowledge of personnel and the whole system in the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina (AF BiH). Lectures also enabled the preparation of students for participation in specialized courses on LL organized by NATO and other LL specialization training courses in BiH.

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