Special: documentation: Warriors made a special fall into the water.

צילום: יובל הקר, דובר צה”ל

Dozens of officers and soldiers, including Lt. General one and three champions participated
The drop, which took place as part of an operational exercise, in cooperation with the Navy, and air force. Special documentation

תאריך: 08/11/2012, 18:30    
מחבר: רותם פסו, אתר צה”ל

This weekend took place in fall participate dozens of officers and soldiers, including fathers and sons, and brothers. The drop included Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, Chief, Commander of northern command, Gen. Yair Golan and two of his sons, Naval Commander, Gen. RAM Rothberg, Commander of the Navy and Army Corps Commander, Maj. Gen. Gershon Hacohen with us.

After preliminary preparations that began two weeks ago, came down with dawn for merho (Tessa and special training). “We had training in atlit, integrated guidelines for behavior and actions inside the plane, told IDF site Commander major of parachute, Itzik.

The image seemed almost a kind of pastoral — mutual recognition of skydiving activities. lines champions gathered alongside soldiers merho, and instead preparing to jump. Makhoul paratroopers, Colonel Amir Baram, stepped in and jumped to the ground, minutes before
The actual fall. Him also Gen. Gershon Hacohen, accompanied by his son Lieutenant Jonathan priest – a promising officer in Hamlet (tactical command College). Preparations not miss also control
Navy, Aluf RAM Rothberg, who was accompanied by his father and nephew. “We’re going to drop
Together, fathers and sons. Honoured – also build and bricks, “said Gen. Rothberg, smiling.

One soldier, Lt. General Benny Gantz, also wearing a harness and helmet. Two guides stood to the side to which everything odou. “Sir?”-“ready,” replied the Commander in Chief, and jumped over the surface before you go down from the belly of a plane to Mimi.
Just before boarding the plane, Lt. General Gantz everyone a handshake and smile.

Special: documentation: Warriors made a special fall into the water.

The exercise was conducted as part of wider campaigns in cooperation with the Navy, and air force. However, the unique concept of leadership the officer and paratrooper (קחצ”ר), Brigadier General and Adam and 98th, Brig. Gen. Aharon hlewah. “The idea of strengthening the connection between fathers and sons by parachuting,
The link between the past and raises morale and pride in parachuting, “major argued.

In the parachuting merho were two aircraft and inspection processes and to practice. Dozens of paratroopers, fathers and sons side alongside soldiers in compulsory service performed maritime fall into the Mediterranean Sea in the area of zichron Yaacov. Dozens of parachutes that wave in the air as a routine to quote the last operational. It took place in 1956 during operation kadesh, in order to take control of the airport near the town of a-Tur in South Sinai. Although operational atzniacha seems a distant memory of other days, the IDF understands that memory can meet in person. “The relevant day fall as it used to be.
The IDF has chosen to build the depth and we may be required to be active across borders.
If we have to drop powers or resources away from Israel’s borders — I can say that the IDF has those capabilities and we are in the best possible manner, “explained major.

The roll call after the activity expressed great excitement from the paratroopers. “Everybody is very excited, also due to the connection between fathers and sons to senior IDF was an amazing experience, and connect parents to children leads to adrenaline and powerful experience,” concluded Commander school.

Translated from Hebrew