Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel was appointed commander of the air force.

טקס חילופי מפקד חיל האוויר, היום. צילום: דובר צה”ל

Eshel has changed in the General ido nehushtan to quit the army after 38 years of service. Chief: “we have the best air force in the world,
Shoulders strategic weight.

תאריך: 10/05/2012, 16:44    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel was appointed today (Thursday) the Air Force Commander in Chief of Office ceremony Rabin camp (campus) in Tel Aviv, the Defense Minister, Mr. Ehud Barak, Chief of the General staff, Gen. Benjamin Gantz () and in the presence of members of the Forum staff and families the commanders.

Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel replaced in the ido nehoshtan, ends his role as Commander of the air force and will retire from the army after 36 years of service (of which 6
As champion).
Mr. Defense Minister, Ehud Barak, congratulated nehoshtan said that “the IAF, along two generations, is the decisive arm of Israel
And Capstone of its deterrent force, “Chief of staff General Benjamin (Benny) Gantz, Commander of the air force out of long years of work and said that” we have the air force
The best in the world. On the shoulders of the great strategic weight, force and immediately. “

Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel was appointed commander of the air force.

IAF Commander ido nehoshtan, wished success to Eshel and said he was confident in his ability to lead the air force on future challenges. “The IAF is a body that works every day, every moment, 365
Days a year, from Dan to Eilat and the whole world in front of him about the State of security in Israel, “said nehoshtan.

Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel thanked Defense Minister and Chief of staff for the confidence expressed in their choice for the job and said that “General ido nehushtan leaves behind a strong air quality with many processes in the image and likeness. Ahead are significant tests and are ready for her job required.

Translated from Hebrew