Col. Arik Chen became the Golan: “promise to stay in Syria where Funk”

טקס החילופים, אתמול. צילום: דובר צה”ל

Col. Chen replaces in the Col. Sajjad cluster after three years in command of the Brigade, which dominates the Golan Heights area. Brig. Gen. Hayman: many challenges still to come.

תאריך: 01/08/2012, 19:14    
מחבר: עידן סונסינו, אתר צה”ל

Across the border is undermined with Syria, was appointed yesterday (Tuesday) the new Brigade Commander overlooking the Golan Heights: Col. Arik Chen replaces in the Col. Sajjad cluster after three years in charge of the sector.

“In the midst of historical regional Jolt we’re replacing the command of the Brigade, said the Exchange General Tamir Hayman, Commander of the 36th Division of the northern command. “After years of silence in sector, we find ourselves in a situation that could be exploited for terrorist attacks on Israel. There are many challenges ahead and we change needed to be ready. Continue to maintain security on the Golan Heights and patrol to ensure that Syria remains in funk.

During the past three years passed the significant changes under the command of Col. Sajjad, who finished the tour of duty. Col. Arik Chen comes to the job after commanding the Kfir Brigade, between other things served as Meg carob and training base of the Division.

Translated from Hebrew