Daily Archives: October 18, 2011

Watch: Gilad Shalit Reunites With His Family After Over Five Years

Gilad Shalit landed at an IDF base, where he was greeted by the Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and the IDF Chief of the General Staff. After meeting the officials he was finally reunited with his family, for the first … Continue reading

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Personal Address from the IDF Chief of the General Staff

IDF soldiers and commanders, in regular and reserve service: On June 24th, 2006, Team 2, from the 188th armored brigade in the “Barak” division of the Infantry Corps left for operational activity along the Gaza border, near Kerem Shalom. During the … Continue reading

Posted in Facts & Figures, Gilad Shalit, Operation Room

Sergeant First Class Gilad Shalit Returns to His Home in Mitzpe Hila

A short while ago and after completing a secondary and thorough medical examination in a medical facility purposefully established on the premises, Sergeant First Class Gilad Shalit and his family took off from the “Tel-Nof” IAF base. The family is … Continue reading

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Prisoner Transfer into Judea and Samaria, Israel and Egypt Complete

Today, October 18th, 2011, at 12:00, the transfer of the prisoners released as part of the process to free Sergeant First Class Gilad Shalit was completed. The prisoners passed through a crossing near the Ofer Prison, and the Kerem Shalom … Continue reading

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IDF Spokesperson: “Gilad returned to his country and his family”

IDF Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Yoav (Poly) Mordechai addressed SFC Gilad Shalit’s medical condition as part of the operation to return him to Israel. “Gilad Shalit returned home. Today Gilad Shalit returned from the military operation he left for on June … Continue reading

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