JOINT REGIONAL DETACHMENT NORTH CHANGE OF COMMAND
08th October 2016 - Today, KFOR Commander, Major General Giovanni
Fungo, presided over the change of command ceremony in "Camp Marechal
de Lattre de Tassigny”, between Colonel Reto Ulrich FLÜHMANN (CHE) and
Colonel Martin SCHULER (CHE).
Since April 2016, the intense activity conducted by JRD-N Commander in key
Leader Engagement with political, social and religious authorities and
representatives of several ethnic groups contributed significantly to the
improved relationships among all communities of northern Kosovo.
KFOR Commander thanked Colonel Reto Ulrich FLÜHMANN for his high
professionalism and welcomed the new Commander wishing him all the best
for the future JRD North commitments. COMKFOR addressed the soldiers of
JRD North: "you have to be proud of your commander and I ask you to
support colonel SCHULER in the same way you have supported colonel
FLÜHMANN because the merit of the unit are not only to go to the
commander but to the all team and you were able to show to be an excellent
team and example for all KFOR”.
The JRD-North is a multinational unit led by Switzerland and it is made up of
military personnel from Greece, Slovenia and Switzerland. JRD-N operates in
five municipalities in Kosovo, with its Liaison and Monitoring Teams. Their
main task is liaison with local institutions, international organizations and the