Chief: don’t let a threat to our citizens – act in Gaza and proactively

צילום: שי וגנר, דובר צה”ל

Opening November 1 cycle, met Lieutenant General Benny Gantz with teens
Golani Brigade recruits and told them that “should emphasize that it is not only required, but service duty. Everyone needs to protect the country. “

תאריך: 20/11/2011, 12:05    
מחבר: רותם פסו, אתר צה”ל

Benny Gantz, Chief of general staff, visited this morning (Sunday) at the base of the absorption and sorting at Tel Hashomer and met with teenagers today recruits to the Golani Brigade, the first recruitment day to November 2011. To visit the אכ”א head, accompanied Gen. Ali love, קחצ”ר (infantry and paratrooper officer) Brigadier General, Mickey Edelstein, the IDF spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai (Foley) and Commander of the Golani Brigade, Lt. Col. Eyal a. Assaraf.

Referring to the situation in the Gaza Strip, “the army said in Gaza that Hamas is running a terrorist organization, an organization named the Islamic Jihad terrorist organization and also more terrorist organizations who choose to act against us. We can’t sit for any length of time when hundreds of thousands to a million citizens are under threat is active. We will act and when that happens, it would be initiated.

The Chief also referring to the North and made in Syria and said that Assad “butchering. We cannot intervene in Syria, but should be of the subject and detail than this. “

Lt. General Ganz added and referred to the issue of efficiency in personnel and said that we
Must perform the streamlining moves manpower in General and in particular. These moves not only revise the scope of the expenditure, but tonight it preferred places during the upcoming. All steps are transparent, reasonable and fair. Nothing will be done in a way that is fair. “

Moreover, spoke about the importance of the cultivation of common utility and importance in the unit cohesion and discipline. “IDF service servers. All servants — men and women, religious and secular, of all places, and in all places. What matters is the common service, not who is excluding himself–who himself, “Rotem said Chief.

Chief accepted them of joining Golani and wished them success in their service in the IDF Golani Brigade “is a long, ranging from the establishment of the State. She always stood at the most, no matter how hard it was. Therefore, your choice to serve is a very good choice.
And admirable, “said Chief.

In addition, the assessment and appreciation on behalf of the IDF against recruits.
“If you make a couple of things going on: be friends and keep the bad value. It is not enough that you succeed – but also your friend. Used responsibly, professionally and personally. The IDF is an army, and use power only against poor us, who said before the army recruits.

He signed the army thanks to the families of recruits and schools and also applies to mandatory service in the Israel Defense Forces and the current recruits. “In November there continued increase in motivation in raising combat units and significant among service units. Choose to continue to share the burden, which is a great honor and service to the State of Israel. Unfortunately, not all carry the burden of IDF service and I think we should stress that there is a compulsory service, but also the obligation to service everyone should participate in protecting the country. I hope that more than 75 percent from Berry recruitment and military service that might become larger. It’s a great honor to serve the people of Israel and the State of Israel. Proud of what you’re doing, be responsible in what
You’re going to do and have friends come over you. “


 צילומים: שי וגנר, דובר צה”ל

Translated from Hebrew