מחבר: ליאת קציר
After 27 years of service, רנ”ג Jerry Cook will finish his service in the Israel Defense Forces in two weeks, thus concludes his contribution to the Navy in a variety of roles. All kitchen רנ”ג has left his mark on many soldiers and officers over the years. Small Office, kitchen רנ”ג adapter between events, ceremonies, seminars, visits and, especially, serves as office door door open for those who seek.
He began his military service in the Navy in 1988 as an electrician. After eight years service, he served as Director of electrical systems in technical base party. In 1998 opposite course, and changed the course of his service to this area, where he served in several roles: Staff Sgt. major sailing, technical Sgt.-major maintenance party, Staff Sgt. major ongoing security party 916 and 11 years
For Jerry, service in the Navy was almost obvious. As an adult high school in Ashdod, where he lives to this day and avid water enthusiast, he had obviously found his boat and dock. “It wasn’t ‘ Kismet ‘-aiming it, it was what is called a ‘ write ‘. Already during my studies I knew that’s where I am, “says.
Jerry is currently married with three children, eldest daughter stands in the coming year before recruiting him, and Jack knows where it’s headed. “My quest for my military service was, of course, but children decide for themselves, I will pay with every decision they take. My job is to try to direct them, give them a finger, but not anymore. Over the years, Jerry indicates that his children were an integral part of the service, whether in family cruises in Ashdod base visits.
What is your current job challenges and last?
“My challenges, first and foremost, they are soldiers of the unit, to educate them, rather than on mathematics and literature, but” life education ‘, as I call it, whether it is etiquette, a figure of speech. People come here from all over the spectrum of Israel and society need to crack the hard nut. Of course, the only routine is also a challenge, this is a very large unit of eight thousand soldiers, NCOs and officers who headed the elders, mspanim and of course the Navy commander.
One of the projects that led Jerry during his service is adopting Holocaust survivors on Yom Hashoah, the annual ceremonies. Apart from this, the ceremonies a special place in the heart of Jerry and the traditional garden memory Elisha I bastod
Every year no children respect him in front of them.
He defines himself as a psychologist he sits daily in front of soldiers and soldiering, and hearing problems not necessarily subject the military but also personal issues and give advice from experience. This, he thinks he makes his biggest designation in front of the unit. But the soldiers of Captain Jerry directly opposite the ל’אב destruction. “My door is open to this or another, particularly in periods like this, begin to experience problems of soldiers who have no where or how to celebrate the holidays and needed to order or to annex them. I juggle tasks and the needs of the unit. I always like to try and help, “he says.
“This destruction the character everyone loves to hate,” he laughs. “But over the last period, when we hear that I’m getting out, getting into my Office and tell me ‘, will be sorely missed. It’s really surprising to me initially, my interaction with people eventually deal and do ב’תעשה, but I know it’s my contribution, which was beyond “.
In two weeks to finish Jerry off duty, during which he took part in many events that occurred in and shaped his military service. “Every day is a new day full of tasks and challenges, there’s a fresh wind to the building,” he concludes.
Hard for you to leave
“Yes, I felt it in the last 2-3 months. I look every day at a different point in the building and says “this place probably won’t see soon,” I’m excited every time I go into my Office. ”
Translated from Navy website