reservoir, with a striking resemblance of a swimming pool,
is placed between two "Funcourts" which can be used for badminton,
street hockey, basketball, volleyball and ice hockey during
the winter season.
In camp Casablanca
near the city of Suva Reka in NMB South, they take really good
care of their soldiers. There you have almost everything you could
expect from a holiday home, except a squash court.
live side by side in camp Casablanca. Austrian and Swiss forces
from Task Force Dulje and German soldiers share the compound,
not to mention the leisure activities. The soldiers can choose
between a diversity of activities such as: street hockey, basketball,
sauna, volleyball, football, badminton, beach volleyball and football.
If they don't feel like physical activity the library can provide
an intellectual challenge or they can just cool off at the sundeck.
Speaking of cooling
off. In camp Casablanca you can also go for a swim in the fire
brigade's water reservoir It has a striking resemblance to an
ordinary swimming pool, with a diving board and water filter.
Nevertheless, when the soldiers dive into the pool of water after
a hard days work, they do so in the fire brigades water reservoir.
Major Stefan Tabacznik, one of the familiar voices on "Radio
"For fun we call
the camp "Club Militaireane'" in reference to the tour operator
"Club Mditerrane". But it's important to emphasize that a lot
of the facilities have been built by the soldiers themselves in
their spare time," says Maj. Stefan Tabacznik. He is the public
information officer of the Swiss troops in Kosovo, and points
out that welfare is important in their camp because the soldiers
are not allowed to go outside. Personally he is taken up with
their local KFOR radio:
"We have two
radio channels, radio Casablanca and radio Andernach, who share
the transmission time during the day. In the evening we rebroadcast
radio from Switzerland, Germany and Austria."