MFO Change of Command

Major General Denis Thompson of Canada assumed command today of the Multinational Force and Observers in the Sinai from Major General Warren Whiting of New Zealand.

MFO Director General returns from temporary leave of absence

The MFO's Director General, David M. Satterfield, has returned from a temporary leave of absence during which he served as United States Chargé d'Affaires, ad interim, in the Arab Republic of Egypt.

Appointment of the MFO's Next Force Commander

The MFO Rome Headquarters announced today the appointment of Brigadier General Denis Thompson of Canada as the MFO’s next Commander of the peacekeeping force and observers stationed in the Sinai. The appointment was made with the approval of the Governments of Egypt and Israel. Brigadier General Thompson will serve as MFO Force Commander and be promoted to Major General for a two-year term commencing 3 March 2014.