Edition 93
August 2, 2000


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Operation Rapid Resolve
Rapid Resolve II

 

NAC visits Bosnia
 

Members of NATO's North Atlantic Council (NAC), headed by NATO Secretary General Lord George Robertson, visited Bosnia and Hercegovina July 18-19.

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NATO Parliamentary Assembly visit
 

Members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly visited Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) July 19-21 to meet with International Community officials, BiH political leaders and SFOR officers.

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French engineers oversee UXO destruction
 

French engineers stationed at the airport have been clearing the area of unexploded ordinance. Their efforts culminated in the mass destruction of all of the UXOs July 14.

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Ceremony in Miljevena
 

During a ceremony in the town of Miljevina July 20, Multi-National Division Southeast commander, French Maj. Gen. Robert Meille, met with local officials to discuss work German and Spanish SFOR soldiers had completed in the town and to talk about future projects.

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Turkish CIMIC team visit
 

Members of the Turkish Battalion Task Force Civil Military Cooperation team go out and patrol each day and look for those who need aid as well as to check on those who are already in the rebuilding phase.

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AFN Commercial
 

Soldiers from the American Forces Network spent a day at the Field Hospital at Rajlovac July 23 to film German soldiers in action during a mine accident drill.

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Unconventional bridge construction
 

Three national teams were involved in the construction of a civilian bridge in Brcko across the river Sava July 14.

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OSCE Seminar
 

The main focus behind the seminar, sponsored by the OSCE, was to share the concept of "Innere Fuhrung" (Leadership and Civic Education), a concept established by the German Armed Forces at the beginning of the 1950s.

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Rapid Resolve II
 

Six C-130 Hercules aircrafts packed with nearly 200 paratroopers streaked into the coast from Italy before they stealthily manoeuvred up the valleys using the Balkan buttes to cloak their charge from radar. Each aircraft was in precise position to do a special job when it emerged over the drop zone near Camp Comanche in Multi-National Division North (MND-N.)

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Canadians have Zgon to bigger things
 

For the past couple months, truck drivers, engineers and construction workers have been hard at work to expand Camp Maple Leaf, which is located at the heart of Canada's 8500 km2 area of responsibility (AOR).

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Resolute Barbara Range
 

Although there are other exercise and training areas in BiH (like Manjaca in the Republika Srpska), only RBR at Glamoc is suitable for the firing of the variety of SFOR ground and air weapons systems.

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One flew over MND-SW
 

With laser target detectors, night vision goggles and infrared cameras, the pilots of Canada's 408 Tactical Helicopters Squadron have been successful in filling a variety of tasks from election monitoring to deterrence missions.

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Masters of energy
 

Their mission can be described in only one sentence: to ensure the need for water in Mostar and electricity in sites throughout the MND-SE is never a problem area.

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Customs Zagreb
 

"We sit almost in the middle of all the border crossings that we deal with, the Slovenian, Hungarian, Croatian and Bosnian borders are near if there are any problems"

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CJ6 System Administration
 

Working for the Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Section, a branch of CJ6 Computer Information System (CIS) Services at HQ SFOR, is System Administration.

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German Field Hospital
 

There are many aid stations across BiH for the soldiers of SFOR. For most medical problems, they can be handled in the area. For those injuries that are more serious, there is the Field Hospital in Rajlovac in Sarajevo.

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CMPM, multinationality on the fields
 

Multinational Military Police Company (CMPM) of MND-Southeast, created in March 1997, regroups two French police platoons, one of Italian Carabinieris and one of Spanish Guardia Civil.

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UNHCR
 

Three million people corresponded to the statute of refugees according to the definition that United Nations had made of it.

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Spicing up the race
 

With their usual keen sense of humour, the British named the hills surrounding the King's Own Royal Border Regiment at Mrkonjic-Grad after the Spice Girls.


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ITB Donation
 

Ever since leaving his hometown of Susa, Italy, WO3 Diego Fulcheri has really missed his work with a local swim team for children. To fill that void, he decided that he would like to help local swimmers in Sarajevo.


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Soldier in the spotlight

 

 

 

 

 

Capt. Tim Manton of the Australian Army.

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