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  10/13/2011, Tishrei 15, 5772

Gilad to Meet Family at Air Force Base on Tuesday

Abducted Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is scheduled to meet his family on Tuesday at the Tel Nof Air Force Base near Rechovot, according to a Thursday evening report by Channel 2 television.

The information was among the details of the release deal transmitted to the Shalit family by Chief of Staff Benny Gantz of the Israel Defense Forces during a Thursday-evening visit to their home in the western Galilee community of Mitzpeh Hila. Shalit's flight home will originate at an Egyptian air force base.