Touch the sky

סיום מסלול לוחמי 669, בשבוע שעבר. צילום: לירון אלבי, תיעוד מבצעי דובר צה”ל

Dozens of new warriors join this weekend for the evacuation and rescue unit 669, 675, after the course of training. 669: Commander required to act describing didn’t know

תאריך: 14/05/2012, 17:11    
מחבר: יעל ליבנת, אתר צה”ל

Last week, the Air Force Commander, Maj. Gen. ido nehushtan, the rescue fighter wings to completion of the evacuation and rescue unit 669,
669. dozens of new warriors join the ranks of the air force’s fighter, when only password “ahlatch” read trouble and accompanied them from now until the end of their service.

Fresh recruits fighters in November 2010 and intensive training of 74
Weeks. Warrior training course is divided into several stages characterized by difficulty level and grow. The foundation stage, which is the first stage, focus on skills acquisition Warrior basic combat, infantry and paratroopers basic training came as special units wearing her 10. Then move to the advanced stage, which undergo advanced training in guerilla warfare, airborne medical rescue, navigation, using ropes, water rescue, rescue of downed aircraft, signs and combat terrorism.

Touch the sky

The ceremony opened fighters back in ל”ט, and thus allowed the audience excited families to get a little taste of achshirviot them to the arduous journey. The display included among
The rest of the helicopter “surf & rescue ו”היסעור “pilot plane extraction from output
Stretchers, and fighters rescue vehicle that was on fire. In addition, the warriors who have learned on rappelling from cliffs with wounded onto stretchers and the fighters when browsing.

Unit commander, Col. 735 Avinoam, told graduates that after you finish looking back the long passing, Shaw your eyes. The State of Israel is dealing with complex challenges, near and far. The air force has to be a decisive tone in
These challenges, and we need to work with trackers in the past and not had to run them.

Lieutenant Colonel Avinoam said that “our terms are always welcome. The uncertainty in a race against time and against the enemy, will be running on rough terrain conditions, especially, will accompany you all the time knowing that the Mission for which they were recruited, life saving, it is forbidden to fail because we won’t get a second chance. ” The Commander thanked the marrow comes, saying that “we only 675 people, Air Force Commander won the obligation towards the unit and it was broad and deep. The tremendous contribution to felt today, and felt very well too.
In the future “.

Tel NOF base, which placed the unit, Brig. Gen. Tomer bar, said fresh fighters “in a few minutes, wear the rescue fighter wings, the confirmation email indicating that the IDF special unit, in this country and worldwide, professional capabilities and high operational” and added that “stretching your skills border and showed that you deserve it, you have the right to wear the cat mask With rescue fighter wings.

Air Force Commander Gen. nehushtan finishers, saying that “now you rescue operational fighters, some of the finest gang of evacuation and rescue unit 669. Extracting
It is always difficult conditions and uncertainty, and sound the siren, jump into the unknown. ”
The report said that “the only heritage reflects well the password is based. It is the only one with the vehicle in the world. It is a conductor of youth and experience that performs hundreds of rescues each year, day and night, land and sea, anywhere and anytime. The champion.
Nehushtan said that “for thousands of Earth, the green cat eyes lifebuoy and tens of new warriors. Were the morshtchm and sure you “.

Translated from Hebrew