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IAF Major G., first flight squadron commander, Nevatim air base

The first-ever female Squadron Commander has been appointed to lead the 122 Nahshon Squadron of the Israel Air Force at Nevatim Air Base in southern Israel.

Israel Air Force Commander Major-General Amikam Norkin appointed Major. G. to become the first female flight squadron commander in the IAF on Tuesday at Nevatim, where she previously served as Deputy Commander.

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With the new appointment, Major G. will be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

“It’s a great privilege that comes with immense responsibility,” Major G. said upon her appointment. “The real work is still ahead of me. I am proud to serve in the IAF.”

Fly high, Lt.Col. G.! Mazel Tov!

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