Memorial Day – flags on the graves of all IDF interiors

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Chief, Lieutenant General Gabi Ashkenazi assumed this morning (Sunday) Memorial flag on the grave of sergeant David Papian, IDF last space buried in the military cemetery on Mount Herzl in Israel flags are placed throughout the day are decorated in black and IDF martyrs tombs throughout the country as part of a project “to fall” streamer • Chief: “placing the flag on the tombs of all IDF interiors is the peaceful way to honor and express feelings towards Ma’am Kiss , Paid with their lives the price of protecting the well-being and security of the State of Israel. “

תאריך: 04/05/2008, 12:56    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Chief of staff General Gabi Ashkenazi opened this morning (Sunday) “project streamer to fall” while laying Israel flag bearing a black stripe over the grave of sergeant David Papian, IDF last soldier is buried in the military cemetery on Mt. Herzl after that fell last month on operational activity in the Gaza Strip. “As Commander of the Israel Defense forces I see myself to put the first pennant on the grave of the last space is buried here in the national memory-mount Herzl, Sergeant David Papian was,” said Chief in his speech during the ceremony. “And in doing so-ASHA, on behalf of all the soldiers and commanders, along with the bereaved families prayer: may the line no longer falling more. Named soldiers and commanders
I salute commemorating Israel’s fallen soldiers. “

During the day will Israel flags decorated with black bar on IDF martyrs tombs throughout the country by officers and soldiers. “placing the flag on the tombs of all IDF interiors, a few days before Memorial Day to fallen soldiers and independence day Israel adjacent to it, is the way to honor and express feelings towards Ma’am, they paid with their lives the price of protecting the well-being and security of the State of Israel,” added Lieutenant General Ashkenazi.

“Boys and girls, Israel, fallen engraved in our hearts, and in times of peace, their legacy and their will accompany the soldiers and commanders in the field and in the fire fight. In practice, life and death return them and remind us of the amount of responsibility
We have to continue this way, the legacy and spirit they have; To cultivate the power of IDF to ensure life and security and peace to the State of Israel and Israel as a whole. “

 

Translated from Hebrew

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