Chief: I never found the words to comfort bereaved families that don’t have any.

הרמטכ”ל בטקס, היום. צילום: עומר סלע, דובר צה”ל

Lieutenant General Benny Gantz placed Israel flag on the grave of Lt.-Col. (Res.) Shlomo nitzani, the IDF last space buried on Mt. Herzl, in the framework of the project “streamer
The falls ‘ held the 11th year

תאריך: 10/04/2013, 19:42    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Today (Wednesday) laid Chief of general staff, Gen. Benjamin Gantz () and the Ministry of Defense and head of families and commemoration, Mr Moualem lion pennant over the grave of Lieutenant-General (Ret.) Shlomo (Mooney), coinciding with the IDF last space buried in the National Memorial, mount Herzl.

The streamer was made within the project “streamer to fall” held the year eleven, which seeks to respect tradition and to honor the fallen soldiers who paid with their lives the price of protecting the well-being and security of the State of Israel.

Chief: I never found the words to comfort bereaved families that don’t have any.

Chief said at the ceremony that “LTC ret. budding counters, Warrior, Captain, hero of Israel, called the army continues to educate its soldiers given the role left us, for the entire country on its citizens fought and won the close – I salute your bravery today.

“Throughout thirty years of army service, I couldn’t find the words to bring a cure or comfort to a family who lost her precious, that there is no such words,” added Lieutenant General Gantz, “all we have today is to pinch together and wrap with love, and which he and you, we manage to complete the mission to maintain peace and tranquility in these parts, to cement our unity and brotherhood in our House. Only then we can be worthy of their sacrifice and instantly paralyzing your victim. The only way we can protect our future here as a strong, powerful and free “.

Lieutenant Colonel (Mooney) late Bud was born in 1936 and enlisted in the paratroopers in 1955. As a young soldier, he participated in reprisal operations and in 1956 he participated in the battle of the hook in the Chinese campaign. He received the Medal for rescuing wounded under fire. Before
The six-day war he returned to army service and ktsoat common to the armored Corps. During the Yom Kippur war he commanded a battalion “Storm” injured on the first day of fighting. On action of stopping the Egyptians received the Medal of distinguished service. The IDF released in 1977 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Lieutenant Colonel (Mooney) late bud died in October 2012 at the age of 76.
And to rest in a military ceremony on Mount Herzl.

Translated from Hebrew