The Prime Minister and the Minister of Defense has approved the recommendation of the Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Shaul Mofaz, to appoint Maj. Gen. Moshe Ya’alon Deputy Chief of Staff instead of Maj.- Gen. Uzi Dayan.
Maj. Gen. Ya’alon is currently GOC Central Command.
Maj. Gen. Yitzhak Eitan who was until recently commander of an IDF division in the West Bank will be appointed the new GOC Central Command.
The new appointments will come into effect in the next few month.