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        8/4/2011, Av 4, 5771

      Four New Members of the General Staff Forum


      Defense Minister Ehud Barak approved, Thursday evening, four nominations by Chief of Staff Benny Gantz to the Forum of the General Staff. New navy chief Ram Rotberg, technology-branch head Kobi Barak and teleprocessing commander Uzi Moscovich will be replacing retiring generals Eliezer Marom, Danny Biton and Ami Shafran, respectively.

      Yossi Baidatz, who made a name for himself as the research director of military intelligence, will replace Gershon Hacohen as commander of the military colleges. General Hacohen will continue to command the Northern Battalion.