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        9/3/2013, Elul 28, 5773

      IDF Weighs Shortening Army Service to 2 Years


      Brig. Gen. Gadi Agmon, Head of IDF Planning and Manpower Division told a committee that he recommends shortening mandatory conscription to 2 years. Agmon said his department has assessed that a shorter and more efficient training period will benefit the army.