Edition 125
October 31, 2001

map of locations

map of locations
Guide to locations

 

 


We cleaned the moon
 

Kalinovik - An Environmental Protection Day took place in Kalinovik (RS) on Oct. 20. The event was organized by SFOR, the municipality itself and the German Heinrich Böll Foundation, with the cooperation of an Association of Citizens.

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Political System of Bosnia and Herzegovina
 

The historical series SFOR Informer published in six previous issues encountered certain success. That's why the publication decided to continue this type of article, but this time about Bosnia and Herzegovina as it is today.

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A fado played with a high tempo
 

Glamoc - The 11th company of the Portuguese Battalion, from the Portuguese 1st Paratrooper Battalion, is part of SFOR Ground Operational Reserve (OPRES). Oct. 23, they carried out a live fire exercise on Glamoc range.

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Small Business - Big Expectations
 

Sipovo - On Saturday, Sep. 29, Mr. Milorad Topic, owner of a small building firm, was presented with the British Department for International Development plaque to officially announce the expansion of his timber house construction business.

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Stecaks in Sabici
 

Sabici - The village of Sabici is about 15 kilometres south of Sarajevo, set back from Mount Igman. There, foreign legionnaires and alpine infantrymen from the French Battle Group restored an ancient cemetery to its original state.

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International Co-operation
 

Pedize - Usually the small village of Pedize and its resettled Displaced Persons and Refugees (DPRE) meet only the Italian soldiers. Today however, patrolling alongside the Italians, are also members of the Spanish 14th Cavalry Regiment of Madrid.

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Brcko, a vital step ahead
 

Brcko - This month, joint efforts from various parties, including the Government of Italy, the International Management Group and local actors permitted the re-opening of the Brcko port on the Sava River. SFOR supervised technical aspects.

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"... mail again?"
 

Sarajevo - "I can't believe it! You have more mail?" We hear it around us very often. It underscores the importance of mail to everybody with links abroad. This week, SFOR INFORMER continues its survey of the coalition's national postal services.

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The road to peace
 

Novo Srpsko Sarajevo - True peace is a long road to travel. Thanks to the Italian Battle Group, based in Tito Barracks (Sarajevo downtown), a new step towards the normalisation process has begun.

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SLTC: SFOR's Croatian connection
 

Zagreb - Many goods and services, along with personnel and equipment, move through Croatia to support the SFOR mission in BiH. Helping to facilitate operations between the two countries is the SLTC, SFOR's Croatian connection.

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SFOR Customs: delivering the goods
 

Zagreb - The French need their Lu biscuits, the British want their Cadbury chocolates and the Americans can't do without their Oreo cookies. Fortunately, troops can find many items from home on SFOR installations throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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The lost souls of Srebrenica
 

Srebrenica - Seven months ago, Task Force Eagle installed a base in Bratunac, Camp Connor, 10 kilometres north of Srebrenica, to encourage the return of Displaced Persons and Refugees in this area.

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The Dutch approach to CIMIC
 

Bugojno - Cipuljic is a shattered suburb of Bugojno. Here, the destruction and devastation of war have left behind only the crumbling remains of what was once a prosperous Bosnian Serb community.

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Soldier in the Spotlight
 

Sgt. Robert Drazliik is a member of the Slovenian Platoon within the Multinational Specialised Unit (MSU). At his current age of 25 he is one of the youngest in the platoon. Despite this he is always assured and confident.

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