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Army Personnel Leave for Bosnia

New Zealand Defence Force Te Ope Kaatua O Aotearoa

25 August 2005

Army Personnel Leave for Bosnia

Eight members of the New Zealand Army leave on Saturday (August 27) for a seven-month deployment to Bosnia.

The contingent will leave from Palmerston North and will be farewelled by the Commander of the 2nd Land Force Group, Colonel Anthony Hayward.

They will replace eight other New Zealand Defence Force personnel, who are due to return home early next month after six months away.

The Army personnel will work as a Liaison and Observation Team attached to the European Union Force (EUFOR) in Prejidor.

Living as part of the community, the soldiers will liase with the locals as well as police and other authorities.

NZDF personnel have been serving in the Balkan States since 1992.

A further three New Zealand Army Officers are stationed at the Banja Luka, while another is based in Pristina in Kosovo.

ENDS


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