On 31 May 2017, UNDOF hosted a visit of Lt Gen Stephen Bowes Commander Canadian Joint Operations Command. Lt Gen Bowes received a Guard of Honour from the FijiBatt contingent and an equipment demonstartion by the Force Reserve Company. Please see our photo gallery for additional images.
On the 7th June 2017, a memorial service was held in Camp Ziounai to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Commandant Thomas ‘Tommy’ Wickham Defence Force Ireland, who died in the line of duty in 1967.
Fijibatt conducted its medal parade on the Alpha side in Camp Ziouani on the 24 April 2017. The parade was handed over by the Parade Commander Major Waisale Cama to the FC/HoM Maj Gen Jai Shanker Menon who also presented medals to troops on Parade.
Irish Minister of State with responsibility for Defence Mr Paul Kehoe T.D visited UNDOF on the 17 Mar 2017. The purpose of this visit was to meet Irish troops in UNDOF and attend the Irish Contingents medal Parade.