Chief of Staff honors most outstanding IDF units

Lt. Gen. Gantz talks about importance of maximizing the IDF (Zahal)’s means and manpower

Date: 20/12/2011, 3:34 PM     Author: IDF (Zahal) Website

Chief of the General Staff Lieutenant General Benny Gantz on Monday (December 19) presented awards to the most outstanding units of the Israel Defense Forces for the past year.

“Now, more than ever, we need measured and quality work in the IDF (Zahal), careful planning and upmost preparedness, which maximize the means and manpower that we have,” Lt. Gen. Gantz said. “Operating in such a way is a function of an organizational culture of excellence and personal virtue.”

A committee appointed by Lt. Gen. Gantz selected the most outstanding units in the following fields: manpower management, adherence to the spirit and values of the IDF (Zahal), efficiency, operational readiness and achieving above and beyond objectives.