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        10/6/2011, Tishrei 8, 5772

      Successful IDF Callup Exercise in the North and Center

      The Israel Defense Forces completed a successful callup exercise for the reserves on Thursday in the Northern and Central commands, according to the IDF website. Each command was able to mobilize an entire brigade in short order. Overall, 100 percent of the officers reported, as did 90 percent of their subordinates.

      Chief of Staff Benny Gantz supervised the drill. He said, "In our unstable reality, we have to ensure a high level of readiness on the part of our forces and seek the highest [level of] readiness."

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