“Cast Lead” – Reservists Draftes, 3 Jan 2009


Operation Cast Lead – Reserve Troops Drafted

As part of Operation Cast Lead, the IDF has begun to draft numerous reserve units in order to allow for the expansion of the operation.

The majority of the reservists called up belong to combat units, there also reservists from Home Front Command and the remainder belong to various other military units.

The reserve units are being drafted in accordance with the law and will be reporting for duty after having undergone extensive training over the past two years. At a number of the recruitment centers, the IDF is already implementing a project that is designed to replenish and renew emergency stores and military equipment. A special emphasis is also being placed on logistics support for the reserve units.

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