The person btank: enlist the armored Corps

צילום: דובר צה”ל

Every recruit, you join a year ago about his experiences in operational unit: “we started the movement and suddenly I realize I am in Gaza.”

תאריך: 23/11/2014, 08:04    
מחבר: יפתח כרמלי, אתר צה”ל

גיוסי נובמבר 2014

During operation “Cliff”, corporal Jordan was the reserve team which is a member of operation in one of the most dramatic events in operation-the late Deputy hijacking citrus Goldin.
“The Rafah area okaptzno that have been identified as terrorists there suddenly informed about Hannibal, he remembered the conversation to the site.” there and fired shells at suspected targets. After a few minutes the tank commander informs us about the inner workings of a kidnapping “.

In the midst of the operation, corporal Jordan, Warrior Armored Division 401, no longer believed in the Gaza Strip and fight alongside his comrades. “No one in our company had not wanted to participate in the operation, to fight, and I more than anyone,” he says. Just a few weeks.
Before he finished his training as a soldier in the armored Corps and the motivation was in the sky –
But on the ground, at least in the beginning, things didn’t move.

The person btank: enlist the armored Corps

CPL. Jordan. Photo: IDF

“We went to space and equipment, but all of them were already inside and we didn’t have anyone to talk to,” he says. “I talked to the officers and told them that I’m not getting. It
Our job, for it devices that really us – your mission as a combat soldier. “

Eventually he was called to join reserve staff. “I came to tank I don’t know, with a team of reservists 20, 30, and I spent a few hours in the tank, some treatment to make the excitement,” says cpl. Jordan. “I was sure the SEC notified again I don’t go. We started the movement and I suddenly realize
– I’m in Gaza. “

After 8 days in the Gaza Strip is back with the team, corporal Jordan tank to Israel territory.
“One of the main reasons I didn’t want to go straight to the tank commanders training course is that I wanted to go to troops, to operational activities. All of my cycle because I was still me guessing who took part in the hostilities, “he says. For new recruits to the armored Corps it recommends “to fight for what you want. I was determined to go and fight and the odds were against me, and finally I least expected manner – with a reserve force.

Translated from Hebrew