IDF Female Tank Crews Graduation at Latrun, Israel
Latrun, Israel. 5th December, 2017. Chief Armored Corps Commander, Brigadier General GUY HASSON, speaks as 13 female IDF soldiers graduate tank crew training at a ceremony at Yad LaShiryon, the Armored Corps Memorial Site at Latrun. These are the first women to serve in the Armored Corps as part of a pilot program. Having concluded tank training on Merkava Mark 3 tanks, female soldiers are destined to serve in the army’s 80th Division, responsible for the southern Negev and Arava deserts, securing Israel's borders with Egypt and Jordan.