IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz approved the appointment of the next Golani Brigade commander, Colonel Ghassan Alian. In his current position, Alian serves as deputy commander of the Golan division. He will be the first Druze officer to lead the brigade.
Other announcements: the next Nahal Brigade commander will be Colonel Uri Gordin. Appointments require the approval of the Minister of Defense. (Yoav Zitun)