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US Army Lieutenant Colonel Robin Swan, Task Force [TF] 1-26 Batallion Commander, meets with members of the European Community Monitoring Mission before the resettlement of Muslims (Operation POLLUX) in Mahala, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former...

Russian soldiers a US Army soldier from Camp Dobol (1ST Infantry Division TF1-26 Headquarters, Headquarters Company Scout Platoon) leave on their mission 'Joint Patrol' in the town of Karakaj, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions...

Major General Michitish, Program Executive Officer for Ground Combat and Support Systems, shakes hands with Colonel Thompson, First Infantry Commander, during his visit to Camp Dobol, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to ose the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a...

First Lieutenant McCarthy, from the 9th Engineer Battalion, and STAFF Sergeant Duncan, from the 2nd Ordnance (E.O.D.), assess the damages done to the T55 Russian tank, from the day before, on Camp Dobol, Bosnia, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and...

The 4100 Group (Provisional) cargo/passenger terminal is one of the first and last places personnel see when they are assigned to Tuzla Air Base in support of Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

STAFF Sergeant Duncan, from the Explosives Ordnance Detachment, carefully retrieves cases of .50 caliber rounds from a YRP-765 Armored Personnel Carrier that had been seized, by SFOR, in a weapons storage site in the town of Karakaj, Bosnia, and brought to Camp Dobol during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to...

Boce Intersection at grid CQ234643. Aerail Recon taken during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

The end result from the blast of C-4 plastic explosive caused excessive damage to the row wheels that had been placed in the turret of the T55 Russian tank, by the Explosive Ordnance Detachment team, on Camp Dobol, Bosnia, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring...

Sergeant Brooks, of the 1/26 Task Force, assigned to Charlie team, ground guides a M88A1 Track Recovery Vehicle, to the Dutch YRP-765 Armored Personnel Carrier, to be toed aay from eapons storage site in the ton of Karakaj, Bosnia, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division as selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the ne Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation knon as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD ill continue to monitor the militaries of the former...

The initial blast of the thermite hand grenades placed in the turret, engine, transmission, and barrel of the T55 Russian tank are being ignited, all at once, by remote using a hand held blasting machine used by the Explosive Ordnance Detachment team on Camp Dobol, Bosnia, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue...

A view of the flightline, taxiway and one of the tent complexes for Air Force personnel assigned here, taken from the air traffic control tower of Tuzla Air Force Base. This main staging area for the airlift of supplies and equipment in support of Operation T GUARD is eight kilometers (five miles) from one of the task force boundaries. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation T ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation...

A view of the flightline, taxiway and working area taken from the air traffic control tower of Tuzla Air Force Base. This main staging area for the airlift of supplies and equipment in support of Operation JOINT GUARD is eight kilometers (five les) from one of the task force boundaries. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) ssion came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace ssion of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the...

Mission Commander Captain Tim Maguire, a member of the 61st Airlift Squadron from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, conducts the final crew pre-brief and check out in the cargo area of their C-130 Hercules transport aircraft. The 61st, currently on temporary duty status at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, are providing inter-theater transport capability to the former Yugoslavia region in support of Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT...

Luxembourg CHIEF Warrant Officer Class Two [WO-2] Hendrik Meijer, Sergeant Major of the101(ML) Mechanized Battalion, inspect 50mm rounds that were unloaded from a Dutch YRP-765 Armored Personnel Carrier, confiscated by SFOR soldiers, on Camp Dobol, Bosnia, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the...

SENIOR AIRMAN Vishal M. Rose, an Air Transportation SPECIALIST from the 621st Airal Port Squadron, Mcquire Air Force Base, New Jersey, gives a "flat top" to SENIOR AIRMAN Lewis M. Tilley, also from the 621st. The Airmen are at Tuzla Air Base in support Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries...

Muslim residents from the town of Jusici gather outside before receiving their new Serbian ID cards during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

Captain Yakin, of the Turkish Artillery Brigade, out of Zenica, Bosnia, gets a bird's eye view through the Ground Vehicular Laser Locator Designator. Second Lieutenant Keith Jensen, of the 1/7th Artillery Battalion, explains to the rest of the Turkish soldiers how this piece of equipment works on their visit to Camp Dobol, Bosnia during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation...

This is the door that the Serbian Army had closed with cement blocks in front of it. They used this door to help conceal the Dutch YRP-765 Armored Personnel Carrier from aerial reconnaissance and patrols done on the ground during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring...

Soldiers of the 1/26 Task Force, out of Schweinfurt, Germany, pass off sand bags, as they are filled, at Camp Dobol, for the improvement of force protection while deployed to Bosnia during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

SPECIALIST First Class [SFC] Mark Andrews, of the 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, helps in tying sand bags for the improvement of force protection on Camp Dobol while deployed to Bosnia during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

SENIOR AIRMAN Cathy A. Bjork and SENIOR AIRMAN Rachael K. Hawkins both from 48th Security Police Squadron, Royal Air Force Base Lakenheath, talk about ir last work shift and unwind during continuing operations in support of Operation JOINT GUARD. These "Peacekeepers" ensure that all operations continue without threat of hostilities for those personnel assigned at Tuzla. On December 20, 1996, Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been beginning for...

This is the inside of the T55 Russian tank where the C-4 plastic explosive charges were placed, by the Explosive Ordnance Detachment, that will destroy the turret and render it useless. This took place in the field artillery area of operation on Camp Dobol, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the...

Major General [MGEN] Michitish, Program Executive Officer for Ground Combat and Support Systems, meets with (l-r) Colonel Thompson, MGEN Michitish, MG Montgomery C. Meigs, Lieutenant Colonel Robin Swan, during his visit to Camp Dobol, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the...

US Army Lieutenant Colonel Robin Swan, Task Force [TF] 1-26 Batallion Commander, meets with members of the European Community Monitoring Mission and Charlie Hayes, CHIEF of International Police Task Force, and Vosic, CHIEF of Police Municipalityin Zvornik before the resettlement of Muslims (Operation POLLUX) in Mahala, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current...

MASTER Sergeant Gary Stout and AIRMAN First Class John Hoten, members of the 61st Airlift Squadron from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, go over spotter procedures as their C-130 Hercules will soon enter Bosian airspace in support of Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former...

Captain Chris Ballard, a navigator assigned to the 61st Airlift Squadron, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, conducts a status check of the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft's on board navigational equipment enroute to Tuzla Air Base in the former Yugoslavia in support of Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to...

US Army Lieutenant Colonel Robin Swan, TASK FORCE [TF] 1-26 Batallion Commander, talks with Charlie Hayes, CHIEF of International Police Task Force Zvornik, in the village of Mahala during the resettlement of Muslims (Operation POLLUX) in Mahala, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to...

Two Airmen First Class, both from the 48th Security Police Squadron, Royal Air Force Base Lakenheath, stand guard at one of several entry control points at Tuzla Air Base in support of Operation JOINT ARD. These "Peacekeepers" ensure that all operations continue without the threat of hostilities for those personnel assigned at Tuzla. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT...

A view of the flightline, taxiway and air traffic control facilities taken fro the air traffic control tower of Tuzla Air Base. This ain staging area for the airlift of supplies and equipent in support of Operation JOINT GUARD is eight kiloeters (five iles) fro one of the task force boundaries. On Deceber 20, 1996, the Ipleentation Force (IFOR) ission cae to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace ission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to...

In Gayevi, Bosnia four pre-fabricated homes were blown up. These homes are being built to help in the resettlement process of Gayevi. This is the second explosion to take place this month during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of...

In Gayevi, Bosnia four pre-fabricated homes were blown up. These homes are being built to help in resettlement process of Gayevi. This is second explosion to take place this month. Here, Russian explosives experts search through blown homes for clues during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been beginning for current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor...

STAFF Sergeant David Duncan, from the Explosive Ordnance Detachment, currently attached to 1/26 Task Force, attempts to assess the situation moments after the initial blast of the T55 Russian tank in the field artillery area of operation on Camp Dobol, Bosnia, during Operation Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to...

Personnel assigned at Tuzla in support Operation JOINT GUARD take a well deserved break and enjoy satellite television in a T.V. tent. With a wide assortment programs available there is something to watch for everyone. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries the former warring factions and provide a climate...

This is a long shot of the T55 Russian Tank that was being destroyed in the field artillery area of operation on Camp Dobol, Bosnia, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

Major Leonard Heavner, the Deputy Commander of the 4100 Group (Provisional), completes another engine-running off load of a C-130 Hercules transport aircraft on a taxiway of Tulza Air Base in support of Operation JOINT GUARD. He and the personnel that support the aircraft meet an arriving aircraft with in five seconds. The complete offload takes well under thirty minutes. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the...

Members from "Team Tuzla" greet a C-130 Hercules transport aircraft arriving to Tulza Air Base from Ramstein Air Base Germany in support of Operation JOINT GUARD. C-130 aircraft are used for most of the arriving supplies into Tuzla. Personnel that support the aircraft meet an arriving aircraft within five seconds. The complete offload takes well under thirty minutes. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current...

Members from "Team Tuzla" off load equipment and supplies from a C-130 Hercules transport aircraft arriving to Tulza Air Base in support of Operation JOINT GUARD. C-130 aircraft bring most of the arriving supplies into Tuzla. Personnel supporting the aircraft meet an arriving aircraft with in five seconds. The complete offload takes well under thirty minutes. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation...

Damage shown from 2200 degrees of heat that oozed out of a thermite hand grenades. It completely melted through the transmission of the T55 Russian tank on Camp Dobol, Bosnia, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

When night falls over Tuzla Air Base, and the cold wind howls against the tents that people here call home, there is a calm here that comes from a group of strangers joining together to complete a mission and becoming a family. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a...

The 4100 Group (Provisional) supply complex provide all needed materials for Tuzla Air Base in support of Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

This tree, with markings made out of bullets, was discovered by 2nd Platoon, B Company, 9th Engineers, on a hill outside the town of Plesheim, in the Republic of Srpska, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

Muslim residents from the town of Jusici gather outside before receiving their new Serbian ID cards during NATO Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

This is the smoke that came from the first blast in attempting to destroy the T55 Russian tank, on Camp Dobol, Bosnia, that had been confiscated by SFOR from a camp named Uglejvik in the Russian sector during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a...

Just an example of one of the many signs that adorn the entrances to tents located at "Tuzla Towers", the name given to one of the tent complexes at Tuzla Air Base in support of JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

Luxembourg Soldiers, from the 101(ML) Mechanized Battalion, use towing shackles to help pull a YRP-765 Armored Personnel Carrier, confiscated by SFOR soldiers, onto a flat bed truck on Camp Dobol, Bosnia during Operation JOINT ARD. This is the ninth vehicle out of fourteen that has been recovered since Operation Joint Endeavor/Guard. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT...

In Gayevi, Bosnia four pre-fabricated homes were blown up. These homes are being built to help in the resettlement process of Gayevi. This is the second explosion to take place this month. Here, the Serbian police search through the blown homes for clues during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the...

In Gayevi, Bosnia four pre-fabricated homes were blown up. These homes are being built to help in the resettlement process of Gayevi. This is the second explosion to take place this month during JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

Lieutenant Colonel Robin Swan, Commander of the 1-26th Task Force (1), Command Sergeant Major James Laws, the Brigade Sergeant Major of the 1ST Infantry Brigade, stands by as the 1ST Infantry Brigade Commander, Colonel Michael Thompson, informs them of the location where the I.E.B.L. or Inter Entity Boundary Line lays during ion JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of ion JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as...

A M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) (M1043 varrient) vehicle awaits it's driver at Tuzla Air Base. This all terrain vehicle is perfect for the road conditions that typically confront the personnel assigned here in support of Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the...

An Honor Guard of Italian Soldiers prepare to raise the Stabilization Force (SFOR) flag at the SFOR activation ceremony held at the Ilidza compound, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. The ceremony recognizes a change of mission from implementation of the Dayton Peace Accords to the stabilization of the changes brought about by that treaty

An Honor Guard of Italian Soldiers hoists the new Stabilization Force (SFOR) flag at the SFOR activation ceremony held at the Ilidza compound, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. The ceremony recognizes a change of mission from implementation of the Dayton Peace Accords to the stabilization of the changes brought about by that treaty

A close up view of Soldiers from the Dutch, French, German, and United States Military watching the Stabilization Force (SFOR) activation ceremony, held at the Ilidza compound Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. The ceremony recognizes a change of mission from implementation of the Dayton Peace Accords to the stabilization of the changes brought about by that treaty

Melissa Valdez of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders dances for the US soldiers at Tuzla Main Base, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Reginia Tucker peforms a latino dance at a show for US soldiers at Tuzla Main Base, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Nicki Hale sings to US soldiers during a performance at Tuzla Main Base during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders stand before the US soldiers during a performance for US soldiers at Tuzla Main Base, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

US soldiers wait while the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders change clothes during a show at Tuzla Main Base during during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

Actress Halley Berry signs autographs for US soldiers at Tuzla Main Base, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

Actress Halley Berry signs autographs for US soldiers at Tuzla Main Base, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

Actress Halley Berry signs autographs for US soldiers at Tuzla Main Base, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

Actress Halley Berry signs autographs for US soldiers at Tuzla Main Base, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

General Dennis Reimer, CHIEF of STAFF of the Army, shakes hands with Major General Donald Shea of the Chaplains Corp. Both are at Tuzla Main Base, Bosnia-Herzegovina, to enjoy Christmas dinner with soldiers inside the Dining Facility during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former...

Major General Donald Shea, commander of the Chaplains Corp says a prayer before Christmas dinner inside the dining facility at Tuzla Main Base, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

Sergeant Bake, the NCOIC of the Tactical Air Control Party (TACP), part of the 2nd Air Support Operation Squadron (2 ASOS) from Wurzberg, Germany, stands in front of a tent where repairs are conducted on radios at Tuzla Main Base, Bosnia-Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT GUARD. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the...

Private First Class Stash, from Bravo Company, 121st Signal Battalion, out of Kitzigen, Germany, operates the transmission system van on Hilltop 722 during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. Hilltop 722 is one of the signal sites in Tuzla. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a...

SPECIALIST Gyspsy R. Martinez, from Charlie Company, 121st Signal Battalion, replaces fallen and broken radar poles on Hilltop 722 during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. Hilltop 722 is one of the signal sites in Tuzla. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

The dining facility on Hilltop 722 during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. Hilltop 722 is one of the signal sites in Tuzla. NOTE: On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

121st Signal Battalion sleep tent area on Hilltop 722 during Operation JOINT GUARD. Hilltop 722 is one of the signal sites in Tuzla. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provide a climate of stability

First Lieutenant Brown Sergeant First Class Little, from 121st Signal Battalion, Kitzigen, Germany, put the Hilltop 722 Christmas tree in their dining facility during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. Hilltop 722 is one of the signal sites in Tuzla. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions...

Sergeant First Class Little, the NCOIC and Deputy Mayor of Hilltop 722, briefs Section Sergeants STAFF Sergeant Harlen and STAFF Sergeant Boring with Bravo Company, 121st Signal Battalion on Hilltop 722 during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. Hilltop 722 is one of the signal sites in Tuzla. On December 20, 1996, the Implementation Force (IFOR) mission came to a conclusion and the 1ST Infantry Division was selected to continue serving in Bosnia as part of the new Stabilization Force (SFOR). This decision brought to close the peace mission of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR and has been the beginning for the current operation known as Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD will continue to monitor the...

Stabilization Force (SFOR) in Bosnia and Herzegovina June 1997.

A close up view of the water logged floor inside the mess facility for Stabilization Force (SFOR) personnel, inside Zetra Stadium at Sarajevo, Bosnia- Herzegovina. The living conditions inside the stadium were humid, water logged, grimy and cold. The stadium was the site of the 1984 Olympic Figure Skating events

A medium close up of Stabilization Force (SFOR) personnel inside the mess facility inside Zetra Stadium at Sarajevo, Bosnia- Herzegovina. The living conditions inside the stadium were humid, water logged, grimy and cold. The stadium was the site of the 1984 Olympic Figure Skating events

A medium close up of Stabilization Force (SFOR) personnel inside the mess facility inside Zetra Stadium at Sarajevo, Bosnia- Herzegovina. The living conditions inside the stadium were humid, water logged, grimy and cold. The stadium was the site of the 1984 Olympic Figure Skating events

A close up view of the Stabilization Force (SFOR) acronym stenciled on the side of a vehicle. As part of the change from Operation Joint Endeavor to Operation JOINT GUARD, all military vehicles in the Bosnian Theater must now display the SFOR symbol

US Army Sergeant (SGT) Chadwick A. Brooks of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, Pensacola, Florida, prepares to change the Implementation Force (IFOR) acronym on the side of a M998 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) to the Stabilization Force (SFOR) acronym. As part of the change from Operation Joint Endeavor to Operation JOINT GUARD, all military vehicles in the Bosnian Theater must now display the SFOR symbol

Contracted workers prepare lumber to be used in site improvements at the Stabilization Force (SFOR) Ilidza compound. SFOR continuously makes improvements to the Ilidza compound to better accommodate the 1100 people, representing 29 countries of the SFOR contingent that are living and working on the compound in support of Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Contracted workers prepare lumber to be used in site improvements at the Stabilization Force (SFOR) Ilidza compound. SFOR continuously makes improvements to the Ilidza compound to better accommodate the 1100 people, representing 29 countries of the SFOR contingent that are living and working on the compound in support of Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

LTC James Brown (USA Reserve), 2122nd Garrison Support Unit Chaplain, and SFC Floyd Lewis (USA), 26th Area Support Group Chaplain's Assistant, make up a two man US Army Chaplain Team that provides religious support for SFOR (Stabilization Force) members stationed in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia during Operation Joint Endeavor. SFC Lewis is seen in the background speaking into a phone. Operation Joint Endeavor is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

US Army, Sergeant First Class (SFC) Floyd "Lew" Lewis, a chaplain's assistant from the 26th Area Support Group, Heildelberg, Germany (right) provides STAFF Sergeant (SSG) Guillermo Gonzolez, USA, (left), 39th Finance Battalion, Wiesbaden, Germany, with a bible printed in Spanish. SFC Lewis is part of a two-man chaplain team that is responsible for giving religious support to Stabilization Force (SFOR)members throughout the Bosnian-Herzegovina Theater, and tries to do all he can to keep morale and spirits up. Zagreb, Coratia, Opertion JOINT GUARD, 25 February 1997

Site aerials of locations where attacks on Stabilization Force (SFOR) troops, in support of JOINT GUARD, have taken place and sites of clashes between Muslim and Croats. In The foreground is the Muslim section, in the background, the Croat section. Spanish Square to the Rondo (round-about) and the Muslim-Croat cemetery is commonly referred to as the Triangle. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Site aerials of locations where attacks on Stabilization Force (SFOR) troops, in support of Operation JOINT GUARD, have taken place and sites of clashes between Muslim and Croats. Spanish Square to the Rondo (round-about) and the Muslim-Croat cemetery is commonly referred to as the Triangle. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Site aerials of locations where attacks on Stabilization Force (SFOR) troops, in support of Operation JOINT GUARD, have taken place and sites of clashes between Muslim and Croats. The Rondo (round-about) is the gathering location for Croatian protesters marching on towards the Muslim-Croat cemetery. Spanish Square to the Rondo and the Muslim-Croat cemetery is commonly referred to as the Triangle. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Site aerials of locations where attacks on Stabilization Force (SFOR) troops, in support of Operation JOINT GUARD, have taken place and sites of clashes between Muslim and Croats. The Rondo (round-about) is at the top left, the Spanish Square is at the top right. Spanish Square to the Rondo and the Muslim-Croat cemetery is commonly referred to as the Triangle. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Site aerials of locations where attacks on Stabilization Force (SFOR) troops, in support of Operation JOINT GUARD, have taken place and sites of clashes between Muslim and Croats. The wooded area to the left of the photo is the location of the Muslim-Croat cemetery, to the top is the Rondo (round-about). Spanish Square to the Rondo and the Muslim-Croat cemetery is commonly referred to as the Triangle. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Site aerials of locations where attacks on Stabilization Force (SFOR) troops, in support of Operation JOINT GUARD, have taken place and sites of clashes between Muslim and Croats. Ero Hotel building with the yellow awning at the top right of the intersection is the offices of the High Representative. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Site aerials of locations where attacks on Stabilization Force (SFOR) troops, in support of Operation JOINT GUARD, have taken place and sites of clashes between Muslim and Croats. Spanish Square to the Rondo (round-about) and the Muslim-Croat cemetery is commonly referred to as the Triangle. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Site aerials of locations where attacks on Stabilization Force (SFOR) troops, in support of Operation JOINT GUARD, have taken place and sites of clashes between Muslim and Croats. The area seen is the Ero Hotel intersection to the Spanish Square. Spanish Square to the Rondo (round-about) and the Muslim-Croat cemetery is commonly referred to the Triangle. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

US Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel James Brown, a Chaplain from the 2122nd Garrison Support Unit, Fort Meade, Maryland, takes a free moment to organize his thoughts before a Protent service in Zagreb, Croatia during Operation JOINT GUARD. Chaplain Brown is part of a two-man team responsible for providing religious support to Stabilization Force (SFOR) members in Sarajevo, Mor, and Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Zagreb and Split, Croatia, as well as any other stops they can squeeze into their packed schedule. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of...

Headquarters building for SFOR's (Stabilization Force) Multi National Division South East (MND SE) is located about 200 yards southwest of the tarmac of the Mostar Aerodrome, Bosnia-Herzogovinia. MND SE is a predominantly French division (approximately 60 percent) with staff and force augmentation from equal portions (approximately 15 percent) of German and UK forces, the remaining 10 percent of forces are provided by Spanish, Italian, and Moroccan forces. US and Canadian forces comprise a very minor level of manning to this division. The French call this building the "Division Multinationale Sud-Est Post De Comandement"

United States Army Sergeant First Class (SFC) Floyd "Lew" Lewis, a Chaplain's Assistant from the 26th Area Support Group, Heildelberg, Germany, listens on as a member of the congregation partakes in a scripture reading during a Protestant service in Zagreb, Croatia. SFC Lewis is part of a two-man Chaplain Team responsible for providing religious services for Stabilization Force (SFOR) members in the Bosnian Theater in support of Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Site aerials of locations where attacks on Stabilization Force (SFOR) troops, in support of Operation JOINT GUARD, have taken place and sites of clashes between Muslim and Croats. The Rondo (round-about) on bottom right is the gathering point for Croatians during conflicts at the cemetery. Spanish Square to the Rondo and the Muslim-Croat cemetery is commonly referred to as the Triangle. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Site aerials of locations where attacks on Stabilization Force (SFOR) troops, in support of Operation of JOINT GUARD, have taken place and sites of clashes between Muslim and Croats. The Ero Hotel building with the yellow awning, at the top right of intersection, are the offices of the High Representative. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former warring factions and provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Headquarters building for SFOR's (Stabilization Force) Multi National Division South East (MND SE) is located about 200 yards southwest of the tarmac of the Mostar Aerodrome, Bosnia-Herzogovinia. MND SE is a predominantly French division (approximately 60 percent) with staff and force augmentation from equal portions (approximately 15 percent) of German and UK forces, the remaining 10 percent of forces are provided by Spanish, Italian, and Moroccan forces. US and Canadian forces comprise a very minor level of manning to this division. The French call this building the "Division Multinationale Sud-Est Post De Comandement"

LTC James Brown (USA Reserve), 2122nd Garrison Support Unit Chaplain, performs a protestant religious service for SFOR (Stabilization Force) members stationed in Split, Croatia during Operation Joint Guard. Operation Joint Guard is part of Operation Joint Endeavor, which is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

United States Army Sergeant First Class (SFC) Floyd "Lew" Lewis tries to take a break on a C-130 Hercules military cargo plane, while aircrew members download equipment. SFC Lewis, a Chaplain's Assistant from the 26th Area Support Group, Heildelberg, Germany, is a part of a two-man Chaplain Team, along with Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel James Brown, Chaplain, 2122nd Garrison Support Unit, Fort Meade, Maryland, that is responsible for providing religious support to Stabilization Force (SFOR) members throughout the Bosnian Theater during Operation JOINT GUARD. JOINT GUARD enforces the Dayton Peace Accords and with multi-national allies continues to monitor the militaries of the former...

LTC James Brown (USA Reserve), 2122nd Garrison Support Unit Chaplain, and SPC Floyd Lewis (USA), 26th Area Support Group Chaplain's Assistant, make up a two man US Army Chaplain Team that provides religious support for SFOR (Stabilization Force) members stationed in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia during Operation Joint Endeavor. LTC Brown is seen in the background speaking to SFC Lewis. Operation Joint Endeavor is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

An area that Muslims have been trying to move back into but are having trouble with Serbs destroying the established houses. This area has been a source of tension for the last two months. Stabilization Force (SFOR) personnel during Operation JOINT GUARD try to solve problems like this. JOINT GUARD is the multi-national peacekeeping mission that provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Deployed to Aviano Air Base, Captain Sam Morgan, 355th Fighter Squadron"Fighting Falcons", A/OA-10 Thunderbolt II pilot, Eielson AFB, Arkansas, straps in with the assitance of STAFF Sergeant Douglas Crank, A-10 crew chief, prior to a Forward Air Control mission in support of Operation DELIBERATE GUARD. DELIBERATE GUARD supports the Stabilization Force (SFOR) Operation JOINT GUARD with enforcement of a U.N. mandated no-fly zone over the Republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina

An area that Muslims have been trying to move back into but are having trouble with Serbs destroying the established houses. This area has been a source of tension for the last two months. Stabilization Force (SFOR) personnel during Operation JOINT GUARD try to solve problems like this. JOINT GUARD is the multi-national peacekeeping mission that provides a climate of stability in the war-torn land of Bosnia-Herzegovina