New Negev army training complex to be named after Ariel Sharon
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
12 January 2014 23:01

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz recommended on Sunday to name the new army training complex being built in the Negev after former prime minister and Maj.-Gen. (ret.) Ariel Sharon, who passed away on Saturday.

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon approved the chief of staff's recommendation, the IDF spokesman said.

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