Senior appointments in the Israeli military

The IDF’s Operations Directorate chief, Maj, Gen. Aharon Haliwa has been appointed   next Military Intelligence (AMAN) chief, after handing over to the head of the Planning Directorate Brig. Gen. Oded Basyuk, who is promoted to major general. Announcing these appointments on Thursday, Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi also promoted Brig. Gen Eliezer Toledano to major general as the new  OC Southern Command (that also covers the Gaza Division).

OC Central Command Maj. Gen. Tamir Yeda’i will be the new head of the Ground Forces Division. Maj. Gen. Yehuda Fuchs will end his stint as Israel’s military attaché in Washington to lead the Central Command. Finally, Navy commander David Salameh is promoted to major general. The new appointments will take effect over the coming months.

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