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        6/9/2011, Sivan 7, 5771

      Eisenberg Promoted Before Taking Over Homefront Command


      In a ceremony Thursday, Brigadier-General Eyal Eisenberg was promoted to a full General as he is set to be appointed as director of the Homefront Command. Participating in the ceremony was Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilnai, and IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz.

      Eisenberg will replace Yair Golan as head of the Homefront Command. Golan is going on to head the IDF Northern Command.