Maj. Gen. Danni Halutz received today the post of Commander of the IAF, in a ceremony conducted today in Tel Nof IAF base, thus replacing the retiring IAF commander, Maj. Gen. Eitan Ben Eliyahu.
The president, Mr. Ezer Weisman, the Chief of the IDF General Staff, Lt.
Gen. Shaul Mofaz as well as previous IAF commanders and senior IDF officers, attended the ceremony.
The retiring commander of the IDF, Maj. Gen. Eitan Ben Eliyahu, ends today a 38 year long era of service in the IDF.
The Chief of the General Staff wished Maj. Gen. Eitan Ben Eliyahu success in the future, and called upon the new commander, Maj. Gen. Danni Halutz, to “lead the IAF to victory”.