5th Brigade have carried out combined training this week at Camp Eagle, Tuzla.
The training programme began with a presentation from the EUFOR soldiers, who spoke about their recent operational experiences in Afghanistan. Afterwards, members of Armed Forces BiH were shown the equipment of the EUFOR soldiers, which included medical support kits, weapons and vehicles.
They then witnessed four vehicles being used on a simulated patrol, and were able to compare and discuss their own procedures and tactics with EUFOR soldiers.

EUFOR and Armed Forces BiH train together

Lieutenant Harry Geaves, the EUFOR Troop Commander, said, “This has been a fantastic opportunity for us to share experiences with the Armed Forces BiH, and exchange knowledge and information in both directions. I’ve been really impressed with the knowledge and professionalism of the Armed Forces BiH and hope we can work together again in the future.”
The joint training forms part of EUFOR’s continued capacity building and training programme, giving Armed Forces BiH the skills and capacity to deploy and contribute to both international missions abroad, and humanitarian assistance at home. giving Armed Forces BiH the skills and capacity to deploy and contribute to international missions abroad, and humanitarian assistance to local authorities at home.giving Armed Forces BiH the skills and capacity to deploy and contribute to international missions abroad, and humanitarian assistance to local authorities at home.

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