“Combat engineering warriors – a significant part in the effort to combat”

Lieutenant General Benny Gantz attended the annual conjugal ceremony commemorating the martyrs of 621 combat engineering corps, the soldiers Memorial Forest rat

תאריך: 11/09/2012, 21:39    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Tonight (Tuesday) annual conjugal ceremony commemorating fallen combat engineering corps for the soldiers Memorial in the Woods. The ceremony was held in the presence of a member of the Knesset, Mr Nachman Shai, Chief of the General staff, General Benjamin (Benny) Gantz, Commander of GoC army headquarters, major general Solomon (Sammy) 994, Chief Engineering Officer, Colonel Joseph Morley, previously Navy commanders and the bereaved families and the soldiers and officers.

During the ceremony the wreaths in memory of the fallen. From the State and combat engineering corps information 621 spaces for 65 years of intensive activity in defending the country and maintaining the security of its citizens.
Combat engineering corps he took part
All Israel wars including breakthrough in Burma during the war of independence, crossing the Suez Canal,
The breakthrough to the top of the Mount Hermon and battle of Maroun al-RAS in Lebanon war.
Chief said tonight that “tackling emerging challenges around in various sectors, of a significant force in the effort to combat and defense fortifications and borders. We, the soldiers and commanders, along these borders, strengthened and heritage left by our heroic boys and girls, to overcome any obstacle that gets in the way. We, the keepers and guardians Israel, may wish that the new year we need to be good next year and life. “

Chief Engineering Officer, Brig. Gen. Morley, also things during the evening and noted that during the past year we continued to work intensively on improving the qualification, and increasing the readiness of units to command. Significantly intensifying the training alone.
The regular and reserve units. Has been improved and adapted training fighters and commanders in the light of the challenges we face. All these are designed to ensure that during a test, you can have happen forces and combat engineering corps prepared to best ever. “

Translated from Hebrew