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  אב 23, 5774 , 19/08/14

Former Sayeret Matkal Commander Col. Oded Bar-Or Passes Away

The former commander of the General Staff Reconnaissance Unit, Col. (ret.) Oded Bar-Or passed away last night (Monday), at the age of 46.

Minister of Defense Moshe Ya'alon eulogized Bar-Or saying, "Oded Bar-Or was a unit commander when I served as the commander of the Sayeret Matkal. Afterwards, we came together at various times, when he became the unit's commander after I was appointed Chief of Staff. Oded was a very special person.  He was caring, dedicated and committed to his friends, family and his achievements. Modesty and respect were an integral part of his personality," Ya'alon said.

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