אכ”א head: there is no alternative to the army recruitment

ראש אכ”א ביום העיון, אתמול

About a thousand soldiers and bereaved families, attended the annual symposium to commemorate the disaster victims, which dealt with the fundamental connection between the IDF Israeli society

תאריך: 16/02/2012, 09:44    
מחבר: יעל ליבנת, אתר צה”ל

Annual Symposium to commemorate the disaster victims was held yesterday (Wednesday) at the mount and Guy “in Kibbutz Dafna, marking 15 years since the disaster. In the seminar
Took some 1,000 participants, including senior officers, bereaved families, soldiers and Airmen from various units, military and preparatory students.

After preparing the front in the IDF as a people’s army, arrived yesterday to נח”ל soldiers, flowers, paratroopers, infantry, armor, Sting and the intelligence Corps, along with preparatory programs and students. The seminar opened in the footage “Aug 2008″, which follows four friends from recruiting until release day, escape to OCs of one combat service port of the three. After the film onto the guiding groups of newsgroups, including אכ”א head, Gen. Ali love, Commander of 91st Division”,
The Faculty general levy, Commander of the 1, Colonel Eran, Squadron “night owl, Lt. Col. Ofer, and additional officers and external moderators, and discussed the movie and the relationship between the army and Israeli society.

“Youth understand this shift.

Love Champ said that “very excited to be here. I was here two years ago and the volume of intersection between teens, bereaved families and soldiers show the fundamental connection of the army and society in a very special way. ” אכ”א head referred to the soldiers from the film and said that” those 73 fighters which attracted acts in that horrible disaster 15 years ago, 80% of recruits to volunteer service, along with members of the reserves who do significant service and contribute to the security of the State is the same spirit that I want to emphasize, and we have no alternative.
Otherwise “.

She added, and noted that “the security reality in which we are very challenging, and the teen standing in front of me understand that his shift and we must continue to do everything I can to keep this country safe.” Love the Champ “as he אכ”א head to worry about how to preserve the people’s Army model, which continues to be a significant service of various populations, and mutual responsibility. “

After the Panel, split the participants into groups discussing them rested with top discussed topical issues. All discussion groups, participants and facilitators.
Many and varied questions, including about the degree of readiness and willingness to fight, whether social protest to State security, and the importance of the individual within the military.
A group led by a commander in the 1, many times responded how deepening on the question
With the identity and even army cadets, and what his attitude to the topic and prepare military predecessor.

The disaster burned deeply in memory

A representative of the air force squadron “guidelines, Dorsey, Lt. Col. Ofer night said” we come every year around 15 soldiers from the Squadron and participate in this unique event, you look left and you see that it’s not just us, but a very special connection between soldiers and bereaved families, which produce today in the integration between the military and society “.

Referring to the disaster said that Lt. Col. Ofer “with absolute certainty, the accident left a deep imprint in the force and volume, scope and deep the investigation was wider than ever and impacted significantly on helicopters and applies in particular to this day. On the day of the disaster, was
Lt. Col. Ofer, a young pilot was seven accident during flight from hatzerim airbase. “It was
A very intensive period of many sorties into Lebanon, with a very operational.
This disaster was a significant moment that burned deeply in memory, “Lt. Col. Ofer.

Translated from Hebrew

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