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        1/15/2014, Shevat 14, 5774

      IDF Chief of Staff Defends Streamlining of IDF

      Israel Defense Force Chief of Staff Lt. General Benny Gantz addressed the downsizing of professional career officers in a speech at the 50th anniversary of the Israel National Defense College. Lt. Gen. Gantz praised career officers and reiterated his desire to streamline the army for a more cost effective IDF.