The Northern Division in Gaza marks 25 years

מפקד החטיבה אל”מ וינטר. צילום ארכיון: דובר צה”ל

In a special ceremony, certificates of merit and the regimental hymn was written by happy: “here to protect our area settlements.”

תאריך: 06/03/2013, 11:39    
מחבר: נעם ויטמן, אתר צה”ל

The Northern Division of the Gaza Division convened last night for the ceremony led by Brigade Commander, Colonel Ofer Vinter, which listed 25 years of existence and action. In a ceremony remembered the events division that have shaped the history of the sector, given the honors and certificates presented to the regimental anthem written by the Commander of the Division along with the Divisional Adjutant officer, Maj. Moses.

“We are here to foil and prevent infiltration of terrorists and protect our beggs settlements so that they can live their lives,” said the Commander of the Division, “is the settlement to our being here, and thanks to the strength and standing bravely, without end
And at times, we get up in the morning with energy. Soldiers have spark in my eyes is that they see who stands behind us. “

Head of the Negev, Alon Schuster said at the ceremony that “25 years of consecutive days the Brigade were routine and stretching. Your task is to give us the feeling you what can be done to enable us to live – do. That we can act together “.

The Northern Division was established a year after the outbreak of the first intifada, in order to provide a framework for operational forces many were in the area. The Division chosen name “Vine”. She sat in the center of Gaza City and has her and surroundings, as well as the security of the settlements in the northern Gaza Strip at the Erez crossing. After Oslo, when IDF forces went
The city centres North Division gave Gaza City and settled near the settlement of Nissanit. Today is the Division headquarters in Gaza Division, near Kibbutz REIM.

Translated from Hebrew