תאריך: 29/11/2014, 19:37    

The Defense Minister, Mr. Moshe Ya’alon (logical) concluded with the Prime Minister, Mr. Netanyahu, that advises the Deputy Chief of staff major general Gadi eisencott, the incumbent, Chief of general staff of the IDF.

Mr Ya’alon update decision the Chief, Lieutenant General Benjamin (Benny) Gantz and champion eisencott. In addition, the Minister also deciding another candidate for the job, Champ.
Yair Naveh.

Whoever replaces Gen. eisencott in Vice Chief is Maj. Gen. Yair Golan, currently serving as Commander of northern command. Deputy Chief Exchange date will be summarized in the next few days.

In recent weeks, the Defense Minister a series of consultations with Prime Minister and consulted with Lt. General Gantz and former army officials and Defense for his decision. Meanwhile, Defense Minister received opinions from the Attorney-General, that the candidates qualified to run for the job. The Prime Minister also met with the candidates to a series of interviews before making a decision.

Champion eisencott (link to CV) began his military service in the Golani Brigade, where the various command roles. In the past he commanded Judea and Samaria Division, served as head of Operations Directorate and OC. “The decision was between excellent and worthy candidates are experienced,” said the Defense Minister. “I think Gen. Gadi eisencott is appropriate when this man lead in the years ahead.”

Translated from Hebrew

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