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IDF Replacements Announced

The Israel Defense Force has announced replacements for two high-ranking officers completing their military service next year.

Maj. Gen. Avraham Ben Shoshan, the military attache at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, will leave his post in June, to be replaced by Brig. Gen. Giora Rom, who will be promoted to major general, an IDF spokesman said.

In another change to go into effect next June, Maj. Gen. Yoram Ya’ir will become head of the General Staff’s Manpower Branch, replacing Maj. Gen. Ran Goren, who is retiring.