KFOR JOINT LOGISTIC SUPPORT GROUP CHANGE OF COMMAND
PRISTINA, Kosovo. KFOR Commander, Major General Guglielmo Luigi
Miglietta, presided over the change of command ceremony today, to mark the
handover within KFOR Joint Logistic Support Group (JLSG) in Camp Film
City, in Pristina.
After six months of serving as the commander of the JLSG and the 33rd Austrian
Contingent, Colonel Rudolf Zauner relinquished command and responsibility to
Colonel Arnold Staudacher who now commands the JLSG and the 34th Austrian
Contingent. Currently, there are around 500 Austrian service members deployed
In his speech, Major General Miglietta commended the soldiers of JLSG for
their extensive list of accomplishments achieved during Colonel Zauner’s
During this period JLSG conducted several infrastructural projects in KFOR
Camps, developed the Rotary Wing Deployed Operational Base at Slatina
Airport, carried out driver training, personnel transportation, supply and fuel
delivery and several Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) operational activities.
Part of KFOR JLSG responsibilities includes freedom of movement operations
throughout Kosovo. Recently, JLSG personnel dealt with a dangerous
overhanging rock at a tunnel entrance in the municipality of Zubin Potok, in
northern Kosovo. These projects, as well as the civilian truck recovery in
Leposavic, in March, represent an excellent example of a multinational effort to
resolve a real life issue for the Institutions of Kosovo.
Joint Logistic Support Group is a KFOR logistic unit comprised of personnel
from 16 different nations tasked with providing logistic support to all KFOR
units throughout Kosovo.
The ceremony was attended by the Head of Operations (J3) of the Austrian
Armed Forces Joint Headquarters, Brigadier General Gunter Ruderstaller.