IDF names new commanders of Ground Forces, Navy

December 20, 2015 11:30


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The IDF on Sunday named new commanders for its Ground Forces, Israel Navy, and C4i Branch.

Maj.-Gen. Kobi Barak will replace Maj.-Gen. Guy Tzur as the head of the Ground Forces, while Brig.-Gen. Aharon Haliva will take over Barak's role as commander of the Technological and Logistics Branch, and will be promoted to the rank of major general.

The Israel Navy will be commanded by Brig.-Gen. Eli Sharvit, who will be promoted to major general, and will replace Ma.-Gen. Ram Rothberg.

The C4i Branch will be commanded by Brig.-Gen. Nadav Padan, who will be promoted, and will replace Maj.-Gen. Uzi Moskovitz.

Brig.-Gen. Micky Edelstein will become the next IDF military attache in the US, and will also be promoted.

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