Skip to comments.New Eilat Brigade to Guard South
Posted on 11/24/2011 1:10:37 PM PST by Eleutheria5
The IDF's Southern Command is establishing a new regional brigade that will operate as part of the Edom army group. The IDF website explained that the Eilat Regiment "was born as a result of tension along the border with Egypt, that rose following the toppling of the government in Egypt and intensified after the terror attack on Route 12 in August." Eight Israelis died in the combined attack by terrorists who reached the Eilat border area by traveling from Gaza through the Sinai.
The new brigade will operate in the Eilat area and along part of the Israel-Egypt border. It is currently under the command of Col. Amir Abulafia, who is also Commander of the Nahal Brigade. Abulafia will be replaced at the helm of the Eilat Brigade by Col. Shmulik Ulansky, who currently heads the 188th Brigade. The head of Operations Department in the Edom army group, Lt. Col. Tal Carmel, told the military magazine Bamahane that "the distances here are so great that there was a problem controlling units and commanders sometimes had difficulty reaching events quickly." The new division of labor between units "gives us better command and control over the region," he added.
"The improvement can already be felt," he said. "There are more forces along the fence; there is operational effectiveness and greater accessibility and availability to events."
(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...
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When I read the headline I though YEAH!!! The Southern border of the USA.
This is what is needed in the Rio Grande. A U.S. Calvary regiment plus elements of the Texas National Guard.
“A U.S. Calvary regiment”
A whole regiment to crucify you-know-who if he comes back again and does it by the Rio Grande? Spell-check is our friend.
Do you know what happened to Ariel Sharon?
Rather than raise a ruckus about the national guard having federal aid and etc, the Texas Rangers should deputize them and then they will be all Texas for sure. They will then have no ties, real or imagined to the Feds
Still vegetating on his ranch, isn’t he?
I lost track but looked it up
“In October 2011, Sharon’s son Gilad claimed that he was responsive and alluded that he was sometimes awake. In a telephone interview, Gilad claimed that when his father is awake, he “looks out with a penetrating stare” and moves his fingers when asked. Gilad also claimed that Sharon had put on weight.” WIKI
Spell check wouldn’t have caught that. ;-)
Eight Israelis died in the combined attack by terrorists who reached the Eilat border area by traveling from Gaza through the Sinai.
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