Farewell Ceremony for IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi

Farewell Ceremony for Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Ashkenazi

Lt. Gen. Ashkenazi shakes the hand of Miriam Peretz, mother of sons Major Eliraz Peretz, of blessed memory and Lieutenant Uriel Peretz, of blessed memory.

This evening, a farewell ceremony in Tel Aviv was held in honor of Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi who finishes his four year term as the 19th IDF Chief of Staff.

The ceremony was attended by the families of fallen IDF soldiers and officers, as well as senior IDF and governmental officials including President Shimon Peres, Defense Minister Ehud Barak, and friends and family of Lt. Gen. Ashkenazi.

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