“For the first time in Israel’s history, the United States Army has opened a permanent base on Israeli soil, flying the Stars and Stripes inside an IDF base” [VIDEO]

IDF, US Army celebrate inauguration of first American base in Israel
by Anna Ahronheim
September 18, 2017

“Due to the close cooperation between us and the American forces in the field of air defense, as well as the extensive experience accumulated by the Aerial Defense Division, it was decided that the first permanent base of the American Army would be established at the School of Air Defense,” Brig.-Gen Zvika Haimovitch, head of the IDF’s Aerial Defense Division, stated on Monday…The base, Haimovitch stated, “represents the long-standing partnership, the strategic commitment between the armies and the militaries of our countries” and “adds another layer to the security of the State of Israel in defending the threats of rocket or missile fire.”…According to Haimovitch, several dozen American soldiers will be stationed at the permanent base in southern Israel…READ MORE

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