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        4/25/2013, Iyar 15, 5773

      Giv'ati Brigade: 30 Years of Fighting Terror


      The Giv'ati Brigade of the Israel Defense Forces marked the 30th anniversary of its establishment, Thursday, in its adopted city of Ashdod.

      Southern District Commander Shaul "Sami" Turgeman cited the brigade for leaving its mark in a series of counter-terror operations in Gaza during the last decade which have resulted in the deaths of hundreds of terrorists. He pointed out their leading role and professionalism in the relatively recent Cast Lead and Pillar of Defense operations