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Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz Appointed 20th IDF Chief of the General Staff

Lieutenant General Gantz, Minister of Defense Ehud Barak and Lieutenant General Gabi Ashkenazi, all past or present Chiefs of Staff. Major General Benny Gantz was appointed IDF Chief of the General Staff and received the rank of Lieutenant General today, … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Meets with Incoming IDF Chief of Staff

US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Navy Admiral Mike Mullen, met with incoming Chief of Staff, Maj. Gen. Benny Gantz, who is set to resume his duties as the 20th IDF Chief of Staff tomorrow. Admiral Mullen is … Continue reading

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Major General Yoav Galant, GOC IDF Southern Command, 22 Aug 2010

Major General Yoav Galant was born on November 1958 in Jaffa. The following is a list of positions Major General Yoav Galant filled during his service in the IDF: 1977: Drafted to the IDF Naval Commandos, “Flotilla 13” – served … Continue reading

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