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23 March 1998


Peace Stabilisation Force - Operation Joint Guard - Exercise Dynamic Response 98

Press Kit

March 24 - (Map: 13Kb)

  • A press conference will be held aboard the USS Wasp and an Italian ship with Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe General Sir Jeremy Mackenzie, Col. Emerson N. Gardner, Jr. Commander of 26th MEU, Vice Admiral Charles S. Abbot, Commander 6th Fleet and Admiral T. Joseph Lopez, Commander Allied Forces South.
  • An aviation display will be held.
  • Media can arrange coverage by calling any CPIC.

March 25-26 - (Map: 7Kb & 7Kb)

  • The US and Italian unit land in Ploce and move to Mostar and Sarajevo respectively.
  • The Netherlands unit arrives at Split and moves to Mostar.
  • A Romanian unit deploys to Zenica by road march and moves to Mostar.
  • A Turkish unit deploys to Zenica and moves to Sarajevo by air.
  • A Polish unit deploys to Sarajevo by rail.
  • Media can arrange coverage by calling the Mostar or Sarajevo CPIC.

March 27 - (Map: 8Kb)

  • All nations will undergo training and maintenance to prepare for SRF mission.
  • Media can arrange coverage by calling the Mostar or Sarajevo CPIC.

March 28 - (Map: 9Kb)

  • The Polish unit will conduct an air assault by helicopter in the vicinity of Sokolac.
  • The US and Turkish units will move to Sokolac and join the Polish unit, then return to Sarajevo.
  • The Netherlands and Romanian units will conduct route reconnaissance and security operations near Gacko.
  • The Italian unit will conduct route reconnaissance near Jablanica.
  • Media can arrange coverage by calling the Mostar or Sarajevo CPIC.

March 29 - (Map: 8Kb)

  • The Netherlands unit will conduct a route reconnaissance, weapons familiarisation and patrols near Gacko and return to Mostar.
  • The Italian and Romanian units will conduct patrols and a route reconnaissance to Stolac.
  • The US, Polish and Turkish units will move by helicopter and conduct patrols near Vitkovivi and Gorazde.
  • Media can arrange coverage by calling the Mostar or Sarajevo CPIC.

March 30 - (Map: 8Kb)

  • The Netherlands, Italian, and Romanian units will move by helicopter to Stolac.
  • The US, Polish and Turkish units will move by US helicopter to Kiseliak and Visoko to conduct security operations.
  • Media can arrange coverage by calling the Mostar or Sarajevo CPIC.

March 31 - (Map: 8Kb)

  • All units will move to Glamoc Range to begin preparing for April 3 live-fire.
  • Media can arrange coverage by calling the Mostar or Sarajevo CPIC.

April 1 - (Map: 7Kb)

  • A US, Polish and Turkish unit will conduct tactical road marches, patrols, link-ups and security operations near Drvar.
  • The Netherlands and Romanian units move to Manjaca range to do a weapons familiarisation and practice fire.
  • An Italian, US unit will move to Livno and prepare for further operations.
  • Media can arrange coverage by calling Banja Luka or Sarajevo CPIC.

April 2 - (Map: 7Kb)

  • A US unit will join the Polish Unit in Drvar to continue patrolling and security operations.
  • The Italian unit will patrol and perform security operations in Livno.
  • Media can arrange coverage by calling Banja Luka or Sarajevo CPIC.
  • An Italian and a US unit conduct training in Livno.

April 3 - (Map: 7Kb)

  • All nations participate in live-fire demonstration at Glamoc Range.
  • A news conference will be conducted with Supreme Allied Commander Europe General Wesley Clark.
  • Media can arrange coverage by calling Banja Luka or Sarajevo CPIC.

April 4 - 6 - (Map: 5Kb)

  • All units prepare to leave Bosnia-Herzegovina.
  • The Netherlands and Italian units will move to Split.
  • The US units will move to Split and Divuje.
  • The Polish unit will return to Knin by rail, then move back to Poland.
  • The Romanian and unit will move to Zenica, then by road back to Romania.
  • The Turkish unit will move to Sarajevo, then back to Turkey by rail.
  • Media can arrange coverage by calling Banja Luka or Zagreb Sarajevo CPIC.


SFOR CPICS

Sarajevo(387) 71-447-601 or 146-6003
Mostar(387) 88-350-016 or 146-7881
Tuzla(387) 75-830-199 or 156-7036
Banja Luka(387) 78-722-059 or 146-8247
Zagreb(385) 37-800-11 Ext. 3415
Split(385) 21-895-205


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