|Major General Dieter Heidecker, COM EUFOR welcomes Mr Emil DIMITRIEV Deputy Defence Minister Of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to EUFOR ALTHEA HQ in Camp Butmir, Sarajevo (26 February 2013).|
|Major General Dieter Heidecker, COM EUFOR is greeted by President of the Republika Srpska Milorad Dodik in Banja Luka (25 February 2013).|
President of the Republika Srpska Milorad Dodik met with Commander EUFOR in BiH Major General Dieter Heidecker in Banja Luka today. The President of the Republika Srpska expressed his belief that good co-operation between the Republika Srpska and EUFOR would continue during the commandership of Major General Dieter Heidecker.
|Major General Dieter HEIDECKER, COM EUFOR, and Mr Fahrudin RADONČIĆ, the Minister of Security of BiH.|
THE Commander of EUFOR, Major General (MG) Dieter HEIDECKER, hosted a meeting with the Minister of Security of BiH, Mr Fahrudin RADONČIĆ, in Camp Butmir, on Friday 22 February 2013.
COM EUFOR gave a warm welcome to the Minister of Security, for this second meeting between them, during which they both reaffirmed their willingness to build enhanced levels of co-operation between their respective organisations.
Mr RADONČIĆ welcomed the presence of EUFOR in BiH for providing reassurance to its citizens, but also because it signalled a wider message of support for the people of BiH from the International Community.
An initiative to establish information sharing arrangements between EUFOR and selected ministerial and law enforcement agencies in BiH was further discussed, and a Memorandum of Understand (MoU) on information sharing will now be finalised as a matter of priority. It is envisaged that a working mechanism for regular exchange of information should be achieved in early 2013.
|Major General Dieter Heidecker, COM EUFOR is welcomed by Her Excellency Ambassador Ulrike Maria Knotz at the German Embassy in Sarajevo (15 February 2013).|
|Major General Dieter Heidecker, COM EUFOR and Head of OSCE Mission to BiH, Ambassador Fletcher M. Burton.|
|The SOS KINDEROFR team with members of the EUFOR Austrian Medical Contingent.|
A routine EUFOR MEDEVAC training exercise took place on the morning of Friday 8 February 2013 and, as part of the exercise, conducted a winch lowering of the senior doctor within the Austrian Contingent, Major MD Stefan Schachner on to a site close to SOS Kinderdorf. Clearly visible during the descent was a gift wrapped cheque for BAM 6,100 which was presented to the assembled children and SOS Kinderforf’s Director, Mr Damir Mahmić.
|General Sir Richard Shirreff, Operation Commander Operation Althea EUFOR, greets troops from the AF BiH contingent serving on active duty with the ISAF Mission in Afghanistan.|
The years following the adoption of this law in BiH have clearly demonstrated the successful implementation of positive reform for defence.
Major General Dieter HEIDECKER, COM EUFOR greeted by FBiH President Ẑivko BUDIMIR.
THE Commander of EUFOR, Major General (MG) Dieter HEIDECKER, attended a courtesy call with the President of FBiH Živko BUDIMIR in Sarajevo on 22 January 2013.
MG HEIDECKER briefed President BUDIMIR on current EUFOR priorities including Capability Building and Training for the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the requirement to dispose of surplus ammunition and weapons stocks.
On 24 January 2013 the Commander of EUFOR, Major General (MG) Dieter HEIDECKER, accompanied by Deputy Chief of Staff Operations, Colonel Fatih ILHAN, was visiting the Liaison and Observation Teams (LOT) in Travnik and Zenica. Both teams are composed of members of the Turkish Contingent of EUFOR and their great hospitality was felt throughout the day.
COM EUFOR, Major General Dieter Heidecker, as part of his inaugural tour, has recently paid visits to the first 3 out of a total number of 17 EUFOR Liaison and Observation Teams (LOT), namely to Novo Sarajevo, Jablanica and Mostar. The teams in the LOT houses briefed the General on the present situation in the area and the ongoing LOT activities, but were also given the opportunity to exchange ideas with their Commander. The LOT House system allows EUFOR to feel the pulse of the country and so far all teams have succeeded well in developing a warm and professional relationship with their neighbours and the local authorities.
|Major General Dieter HEIDECKER, COM EUFOR greeted by RS President Milorad DODIK at the ceremonies to mark RS National Day.|
THE Commander of EUFOR, Major General (MG) Dieter HEIDECKER, attended ceremonies marking RS National Day on 09 January 2013, at the invitation of RS President Milorad DODIK.
Major General Dieter Heidecker, COM EUFOR is welcomed and presented with a ceremonial coin by His Excellency Ambassador Roland Gilles at the French Embassy in Sarajevo (07 January 2013).
THE Commander of EUFOR, Major General (MG) Dieter Heidecker, received a warm welcome from His Excellency Ambassador Gilles during a courtesy visit to exchange policy briefs at the French Embassy in Sarajevo (07 January 2013).
|Major General Dieter HEIDECKER, COM EUFOR pays his respect at the Memorial Centre Srebrenica - Potocari.|
THE Commander of EUFOR, Major General (MG) Dieter HEIDECKER, visited the Memorial Centre Srebrenica- Potocari at 1030 this morning (04 January 2013) where he laid a wreath in tribute to the victims of Srebrenica and also to all victims of armed conflict throughout the world.
Upon laying of the wreath, which was simply inscribed “In deepest respect”, a minute of silence and reflection was observed.
|Major General Dieter Heidecker, COM EUFOR is greeted by US Ambassador, Patrick MOON at the US Embassy in Sarajevo (03 Jan 13).|
THE Commander of EUFOR, Major General (MG) Dieter HEIDECKER, met with His Excellency the US Ambassador, Mr Patrick Moon at the US Embassy on Thursday 03 January 2013 where they discussed their organisation’s respective mandates and key objectives for 2013.
Two common policy areas emerged from the briefings: these related to the continued work of Capacity Building and Training (CB&T) for the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina (AF of BiH) and the urgent need for the disposal of surplus weapons and ammunition within BiH.
|Major General Dieter HEIDECKER, COM EUFOR, during his meeting with Mr Fahrudin Radončić, the Minister of Security of BiH.
THE Commander of EUFOR, Major General (MG) Dieter HEIDECKER, attended a meeting with the Minister of Security of BiH, Fahrudin Radončić, in Sarajevo on Friday 14 December 12.
The Minister of Security gave a warm welcome to COM EUFOR, and with both officials newly appointed in post, they expressed their willingness to seize this opportunity to build enhanced levels of co-operation between their respective organisations.
|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.
- EUFOR Technical Acumen Shows the Way on How to Make Safe Ammunition and Weapons Sites
- EUFOR Cup Reaches its Climax in Sarajevo
- Operational Commander of the Polish Armed Forces Visits EUFOR Headquarters
- Visit of Head of the European Union Command Element Lieutenant General De Vincenti to EUFOR
- Joint EUFOR and AF BiH Trainig Exercise in Glamoc
- EUFOR Soccer Cup 2012 in Mostar and Tomislavgrad
- EUFOR Soccer Cup 2012 in Brcko and Tuzla
- Commander of the Austrian Joint Forces Command Visits EUFOR Headquarters
- EUFOR Soccer Cup 2012 in Zenica and Gracanica
- Chief of Staff EUFOR honours civilian employees
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