Japanese Supplemental Funding

For a fifth consecutive year, Japan has provided the MFO with supplemental funding in support of force protection efforts.

Japan Considering MFO Request for Personnel

On 2-3 February the MFO hosted the visit of H.E. Mr. Kentaro Sonoura, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan, and his delegation to our camps in Sinai.

Death of former MFO Force Commander - LTG Bull-Hansen

It is with profound sadness that MFO has learned of the death March 1, 2018, of its first Force Commander, LTG Fredrik V. Bull-Hansen of Norway.


LTG Bull-Hansen had a long and distinguished military and peacekeeping career, including service in Norway as chief at the Army’s staffing school from 1973 to 1975, Chief of Intelligence Staff in 1977, and in 1979 as General and Commander of the Land Forces in Northern Norway.  He saw peacekeeping service with the UNEF in Egypt in 1956-57.