The IDF Announces its Fourth Coed Combat Unit

February 17, 2017  

Next year, a new coed battalion will be deployed to the southern Jordan Valley, along Israel’s border with Jordan. The new combat battalion has started to prepare for deployment, and will join the three existing coed combat units in 2018. By the end of 2018, the IDF aims to have 1,100 soldiers serving in coed combat battalions. In the last years, Israel has faced a number of unpredictable t...

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