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        10/18/2011, Tishrei 20, 5772

      Shalit Finishes Processing

      Staff-sergeant Gilad Shalit finished his military processing, late Tuesday morning at a base near the Kerem Shalom border crossing with Egypt and Gaza. He also spoke on the telephone with members of his family.

      He then boarded an aircraft for the Tel Nof Air Force Base in Rechovot, where he will be greeted by his family, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Chief of Staff Benny Gantz.