Maj. Gen. Jacob Manning was appointed Attaché in Washington.

האלוף יעקב אייש. צילום: דובר צה”ל

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak approved the decision of the Chief of staff, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz to the appointment of Gen. staff. He changes his clothes to me champion

תאריך: 31/05/2012, 17:43    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak approved today (Thursday) the decision made by Chief of the General Staff General Benjamin (Benny) Gantz, to appoint Major General Jacob Manning to Attaché duty.
In Washington.
OC staff replaces Gen. Gadi shamni.

Maj. Gen. Jacob Manning was born in December 1962 in Kiryat tivon. In 1981 joined the armored Corps, served as a soldier, officer and company commander. Participated and commanded operational all-year tour of duty. Champ man holds a b.a. in political science from Haifa University.
A graduate of the College and in the army command United Kingdom it graduated. Has an MBA from the Recanati School of business administration from the University of Tel Aviv. He is married to Dalia and father to daughter and three sons.

In 1990 was appointed battalion commander armor Regiment “volcano” designed “Saar Golan”
And promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. 1991-1994 סמח”ט role and אג”ם bound “volcano” officer in charge. Later, in 1996-1999, was promoted to the rank of Colonel and commanded a reserve Armor Division and an armored training center and engineering in Mel (dry training center).

In 1999-2001 commanded designed “Golan” assault on the Golan Heights. Between 2002-2004 he served as head of special operations Directorate in the General staff, during the “Swoosh”. 2005, 2004 commanded bound “bang” in the northern command and promoted to the rank of sub Lieutenant General.

He served as the head of GoC army headquarters in 2008-2005 during the second Lebanon war and rebuilding the military. 2008-2010 served as head of the harvest program “, is IDF efficiency programme and the security system in cooperation with the consulting international” McKinsey “. Most recently, he served as head of operations.

Translated from Hebrew