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      Video: US Joins IDF for Rescue Drill

      American armed forces recently joined the IDF for a joint emergency rescue drill to teach soldiers how to save lives.
      By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
      First Publish: 6/5/2012, 9:38 AM

      American armed forces recently joined the IDF for a joint emergency rescue drill to teach soldiers how to save lives.

      The IDF and the U.S. Army have a long history of cooperation, and in the drill two weeks ago, the joint armed forces trained in extracting injured victims from a collapsed building, clearing paths through debris and navigating in the chaos that is left by a natural disaster.

      The IDF holds similar drills each year with teams from the U.S. armed forces, in order to pass on valuable knowledge and prepare for future disasters.