Deputy Commander of the United
States European Command Lt. Gen. John D.
Gardner arrived in Israel on Saturday as a guest of Deputy Chief of General
Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz.
Gardner will visit the northern border with Lebanon
and will hold meetings with senior IDF officers, including OC Planning
Directorate Maj.-Gen. Amir Eshel.
He will also visit the X-Band radar that the
US deployed in the Negev in 2008 and which is operated by American soldiers from