Chief of Staff announces new IDF appointments

Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz Monday announced the appointment of Brig. Gen Nadav Padan to command of the 162nd Ugdah (expanded division). Infantry and paratroop chief Brig. Gen. Itay Weirob takes the Gaza division over from Brig. Gen. Mickey Edelstein, who is named commander of the ground forces training center. Brig. Gen Amikam Merkin is the new Air Force Chief of Staff, the force's second ranking ranking post.

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