Lt. General (Ret.) Lipkin-Shahak came to rest; Chief: as you continue to accompany the IDF

שחק וגנץ. צילום ארכיון: דובר צה”ל

The IDF’s 15th Chief was brought to rest in full military ceremony, attended by State officials. Lieutenant General Benny Gantz Obituary: “I had a guide, as you continue to help
The IDF was facing challenges that we face. “

תאריך: 20/12/2012, 16:05    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Chief, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, obituary today (Thursday) to RA (Ret) Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, the Israeli army’s 15th Chief, who died yesterday after a lengthy struggle with cancer and the rest day in the military cemetery at Kiryat Shaul military ceremony complete. Generals carried the coffin of Lipkin-Shahak, in his last.

The Gantz, who spoke at the funeral, said that “heroism in wisdom and your lead you
For many of imitation and veneration. Carried you traced your leadership, and our hearts in the hierarchy to be like. When did the senior positions,
Remains as one of the person of the Warrior “.

“We have walked a path breaking,” said Ganz, “Lieutenant General the paratroopers so special that was synonymous with: Amnon Lipkin. In recent years I had a guide. I came to you as a student to extemporaneously, doubts. When I got too in awe the role I see in you a leader who taught me what is leadership. Not infrequently carried
You eyes and sucked a lot of wisdom and inspiration from the grip so. “

“The people in the trenches battles were led and remain forever testimony to your life. Image of Tilapia will continue to accompany us and helps in building the IDF against the challenges that we face, “the Chief said.

Translated from Hebrew