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  3/8/2012, Adar 14, 5772

Nitzan Alon Promoted, Named Central District Commander


Brigadier-General Nitzan Alon was officially promoted to general, Thursday afternoon, and named commander of the Israel Defense Forces's Central District, which includes Judea and Samaria. He replaces General Avi Mizrachi, who is expected to go the United States to study. The official changing of the guard in the command is scheduled for Sunday.

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