Maj. Gen. Yair Naveh will serve as Chief of staff for months.

דובר צה”ל

Deputy Chief will be appointed Chief of staff, for a period of up to sixty days.
In this period he completed the selection process for the next Chief is going up.
The decision was made with the Attorney

תאריך: 01/02/2011, 21:59    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Prime Minister and Minister of Defense who spoke tonight (Tuesday) with Gen. Yoav Gallant and expressed his appreciation to him as Commander and order Warrior skills and accomplishments elected רמטכ”ל however, given the situation created after the decision of the Attorney General and the implications that arise from it, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense concluded not left no choice but to cancel the appointment and to renew the process of selecting the next Chief.

Defense Minister Barak announced that bring on Thursday a proposal to the Government for appointing Deputy Chief Yair Naveh, Chief of staff for a period of up to 60 days. In this period he completed the selection process for the next Chief is going up.

The process of appointing a Chief Deputy Chief in practice summarized in one tip with the Attorney General and his mind.



Commanded the Golani Brigade “, was the Commander of GoC army headquarters

Maj. Gen. Yair Naveh was born in 1957 and was drafted in 1975 to the Golani Brigade. Over the years, performed all the roles in the Regiment, platoon commander of Division Committee Between 1991-1989 he served as Commander of a brigade in the Lebanon border and later, between the years 1991-1993, he commanded the Golani Brigade.

In 1994 he was appointed head of GoC army headquarters security, where he served until 1996, when he was appointed Chief Officer infantry and paratroopers. Between 1999 and 2001 he commanded
Gaza Division and later, from 2001 to 2003, he served as Mayor down the arm to the land force (m).

In 2003 he was appointed commander of the home front command, with the rank of major general. In this role he served until the year
2004, when he was appointed OC Central command, a position which he held until 2007, when he retired from army service, Gen. Naveh holds a BA in history and political science and
MBA and graduate of the national security College and graduate school of command. Maj. Gen. Yair Naveh is married with four children.


Translated from Hebrew