Chief: vigilance artillery arranged for an assignment

הרמטכ”ל גנץ, הערב. צילום: שי וגנר, דובר צה”ל

Lieutenant General Benny Gantz attended the annual conjugal ceremony commemorating the martyrs of the artillery corps, each of the State – all spaces 761 Israel systems

תאריך: 06/09/2012, 21:28    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Tonight (Thursday) that the annual conjugal ceremony commemorating victims of artillery and Memorial “gunner” in zichron Yaacov.

The ceremony was held in the presence of Deputy Chairman, Mr. Faisal, Chief of the General staff.
Maj. Gen. Benjamin Gantz (), control arm, OC (Sammy) turgeman, head
Incoming operations, Gen. Yoav Har even, Coordinator of government activities in the territories, Maj. Gen. Eitan dangot opposed allowing Chief artillery officer, Colonel Roy Riftin, naval commanders in the past and present and the bereaved families of officers and soldiers of the artillery corps.

During the ceremony the wreaths in memory of the fallen. Where the State knew 761 artillery spaces for 64 years of activity in defending the country and maintaining the security of its citizens. Artillery corps took part in any wars since Israel’s founding in 1948, Israel’s war of independence through the Yom Kippur war, operation peace for the Galilee until operation cast lead.

Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, Chief of staff, said at the ceremony that “the challenges facing the State of Israel has opened, we face – soldiers, commanders, and all artillery which, vigilant and prepared for the task force, equipped with advanced weapons and belief in righteousness. This class also we remember the IDF are lacking.
Guy Hever, a warrior-artillery which went in fact to carry out their mission, and returned home. Rest assured that we are working diligently on all levels for return to us. “

The main artillery officer, Brig. Gen. Riftin, noting that “our warriors and our commanding officer fought in all sectors, professionalism and dedication. The power guidance in various operations in which מ”הבופור participated and helped to make the Beirut, severely damaged enemy and saved many lives. Heritage and the stories of the battles are the torch passes from generation to generation and in passing, about courage and the way of our loved ones on your loved ones, who fell and courage has not been in vain “.

Translated from Hebrew