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IDF Chief of Staff: Israel’s Military Will Be Smaller but Stronger

IDF forces will be smaller, far stronger, far more skilled and far better equipped.

A Soldier’s Account of Grief to Happiness

The two days complete each other–the happiness rising from the grief.

IDF Druze Battalion Tests New Techniques for Fighting Hezbollah

“The Herev Battalion must teach the entire IDF how to fight effectively against Hezbollah."

From a Small Village in Africa to an IDF Elite Unit

After a short time in the unit, he did a paramedics course, and completed it with honors.

Weekend Update: the Search for the Boys Continues

IDF forces have searched about 1,350 locations for terrorists, illegal weaponry and the abducted boys.

Smuggling Into Gaza By Sea On the Rise

“Naturally, as the process of closing tunnels from Egypt to Gaza becomes more efficient, the smuggling attempts by sea increase.”

Captured Hamas Combat Manual Explains Benefits of Human Shields

The discovery of a Hamas “urban warfare” manual by IDF forces reveals Hamas’ callous use of Gazans

Lock and Load with Sarit Petersen, Shooting Instructor

Shooting a weapon isn't just about being able to aim and hit a target accurately.

First Hand Account of Gaza Operation by Wounded IDF Soldier

Sgt. O's commander: “We do not fight indiscriminately. We are an army not a terrorist organization.”

Hamas Kidnappings: History of a Constant Threat

There have been 64 terrorist kidnapping attempts in Israel since the beginning of 2013.

Fighting for Life: The Female Paramedics of Operation Protective Edge

"I knew that being there would allow me to protect other soldiers.”

Meet a 19-Year-Old Explosives Expert

She teaches all things explosive: from how to handle the explosives themselves to utilizing them in operations, such as gaining access to buildings.

IDF Chief: ‘Instability in Every Region; We Must Remain Prepared’

The Chief of Staff has confidence in the IDF’s capabilities to meet every threat head on.

Women in the IDF: Global Model for Women in the Military

IDF has a support center for women, and a women’s adviser in every unit of the IDF. No other military has that.

Trading In Maryland for the Mediterranean

It is not everyday that a young man from Potomac, Maryland travels for tens of thousands of miles to join the Israel Navy.

Mind-Blowing IDF Helicopter Action

IDF helicopters are ready to act on a moment's notice to defend the State of Israel.

Who’s Afraid of the Dark? Not the IAF

A peek into how a combat squadron functions once the sun sets.
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5 Ways Hezbollah Violates UN Resolution 1701

Hezbollah continues to violate UN Resolution 1701 and international law, and is not stopping.

Supplying Troops Behind the Lines

Every airdrop for battleground missions involves troops from both air and ground branches of the IDF.

Dramatic Increase in Attacks Against Israel in March

Increased violence and attacks against Israel during March.

Always First: the Story of Lt. Tzachi Mizrachi

“His final act demonstrated his values of friendship and commitment,” Col. Braun says of Tzachi. “He was always first, even this time.”

“If I’m Not Back in 5 Minutes, I’m Dead”: Testimony of Lt. Eitan

During Operation Protective Edge, IDF soldiers were faced with deadly risks in the Gaza Strip. Sixty four soldiers were killed and many more were...

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