Edition 100
November 8, 2000

map of locations
Guide to locations

 

 


Winter Driving Training in Butmir
 

Sarajevo - Soldiers learn the needed skills to drive safely in Theater during winter months with the first Winter Driving Training and Familiarisation class Nov. 1. The class included information about TRANSCOY, as well as knowledge on how each vehicle in SFOR varies.

Full Article..

New HQ SFOR crest
 

Sarajevo - The new Headquarters SFOR crest was introduced recently when presented to COMSFOR Lt. Gen. Michael Dodson during the Commander's Update held Oct. 31. The new crest is available at several locations in Camp Butmir.

Full Article..

SFOR Argentinean Contingent
 

Sarajevo - The Argentinean Contingent in Camp Butmir consists of nearly 80 members who work in various spots across the camp. This represents no problem for the soldiers who are ready to do their part in the SFOR mission.

Full Article..

Exercise Baltic Resolve on Glamoc ranges
 

Glamoc - Danish, Polish, Lithuanian and American soldiers take part in the week-long Exercise Baltic Resolve. The action gets heavy as the soldiers take on enemy forces.

Full Article..

Mechanics tear the heart from the beast
 

Glamoc - Changing the engine in a Danish Leopard 1 Main Battle Tank is much like performing surgery on a patient. The soldiers from C Squadron of the NORDPOL Battle Group show just how it's done.

Full Article..

The Legion in training
 

Macipolje - The skills of a sharp shooter must always be keen, that's why soldiers from the French Battle Group hit the range in Macipolje Oct. 11. Despite some windy weather conditions, the training went off with out a hitch.

Full Article..

Cross training
 

Kalinovik - Soldiers from the French and German Battle Groups shared their tools of the trade during sharp shooter cross training at Kalinovik Range Oct. 20. Soldiers from each country gave lessons on how their rifles work, then let their SFOR partners test the weapons.

Full Article..

The "Informer" hits the 100 mark
 

Sarajevo - Since December 1996, 78 men and women from 13 countries have worked to create the 100 editions of the SFOR Informer. There is a lot of history and personality behind the scenes of SFOR newspaper.

Full Article..

Operation Sparrow
 

Nevesinje - The soldiers of SFOR have to be ready for any kind of situation and Operation Sparrow proved that they are ready. French Battle Group soldiers took part in a two-day exercise that tested their ability to deploy quickly to a trouble spot.

Full Article..

1st PRSAB : the art of recovery
 

Priboj - Russian soldiers from the 1st Peacekeeping Russian Separate Airborne Brigade practice the important skill of vehicle recovery. Danish, Polish and US soldiers visited the exercise to see the 1st PRSAB in action.

Full Article..

Snow and Ice Clearance gears up
 

Sarajevo - With the temperatures dropping, snow and ice removal are a concern on the minds of the SFOR Engineer Branch staff. Preplanning is the key to making sure that safe travel is available in the upcoming months.

Full Article..

Spanish Helicopter Unit, SPAHEL
 

Ploce, Croatia - Since 1997, 11 Spanish helicopter units have served in SFOR, now it's time for Spanish Helicopter Unit XII to take up operations in Ploce. The unit provides crews and mechanics for two helicopters that support travel needs in Multinational Division Southeast.

Full Article..

SFOR gives help to local children
 

Sarajevo - A playhouse for children was donated to the Bosnia and Hercegovina Institute for Special Education for Children in Mjedenica Oct. 25. German soldiers provided the funds and the labour to make the children's lives a little happier.

Full Article..

Spanish CIMIC faces challenge
 

Stolac - With a CIMIC team of five people and more than 180 refugee camps in the Spanish Area of Responsibility, the soldiers face a tough challenge. But a little hard work doesn't worry them, in fact, the enjoy everyday they get to spend helping people.

Full Article..

TACO, Contracting Office
 

Sarajevo - The Theatre Allied Contracting Office coordinates all theatre acquisition support. This is a task that takes attention to detail so that goods and services can flow smoothly for SFOR.

Full Article..

SFOR sponsors soccer match
 

Sarajevo - Soccer teams from across BiH and Croatia, to include one from SFOR, took part in the Soccer Without Borders Tournament held Oct. 28. The tournament provided a good opportunity to build unity in the theatre.

Full Article..

Soldier in the Spotlight
 

Sgt. Andrius Jovaisas of the Lithuanian Army joined the Army six years ago and is currently spending his third tour here. He said much has changed since his first tour.

Full Article..