First woman appointed Deputy Commander of fighter jet squadron in Israel

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November 6, 2017 12:47
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In a first for Israel, a woman has been appointed as Deputy Commander of a fighter jet squadron by the head of the Israel Air Force, Maj.-Gen. Amikam Norkin. She will serve in the Edge of the Spear Squadron, which flies F-15 fighter jets out of Tel Nof airbase in central Israel.

In addition, two officers were appointed by Norkin last night to serve as deputy commanders of a squadron of UAVs.

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