Everything of the 51st battalion of the Golani brigade walked out of coaching on Tuesday in boom of the elimination of their commander from his put.
His switch out of the unit modified into as soon as precipitated by being deemed unfit for the job.
The squaddies build their weapons interior the coaching building on their harmful and left. They had been then known as for a disciplinary conversation. The Golani squaddies emphasized the indisputable fact that they did no longer depart their weapons unattended, they left them below the supervision of others.
They defined that they walked out as a result of treatment their battalion has been getting. Per their assertion: „We are bored with being still. For a in fact lengthy time, we have been disrespected by the battalions to blame for us.”
They additionally acknowledged that „the straw that broke the camel’s support” modified into as soon as the switch of their commander, who they known as „a father [to us] these final four months. [He] introduced the battalion to heights that no-one had considered earlier than.”
Golani Troops for the length of a huge scale drill in northern Israel simulating battle with Hezbollah.
„We are no longer doing this in describe to negatively impact [national] security,” they acknowledged. „We are correct bored with the recent topic.”
One of the famous squaddies told Walla Files that the battalion has consistently felt that they had been treated in every other case. „We consistently felt we had been lower than the others,” he acknowledged. „There modified into as soon as consistently a feeling that we had been 2nd-class.”
„That is a serious incident that’s no longer consistent with IDF values,” the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit acknowledged in a assertion. „The incident is being investigated and dealt with.”
בהמשך לאירוע בגולני, מדובר באירוע חמור שלא עולה בקנה אחד עם ערכי צה״ל והמצופה מחיילי צה״ל. האירוע מתוחקר ויטופל
— צבא ההגנה לישראל (@idfonline) April 18, 2023
Golani in the media
The 51st Battalion has made news in most modern months and years, largely for disciplinary violations.
A violent bodily altercation came about on the Harsina outpost on the Jewish settlement in Hebron in gradual January between the deputy commander of the Yehuda Brigade, and a police officer, as effectively as squaddies from the Golani 51st battalion manning the outpost.
Per preliminary experiences of the incident, Golani opponents beat the officer, whose contemptible is lieutenant colonel, with kicks and punches.
This introduced on decisive disciplinary circulation from IDF Chief of Workers Herzi Halevi.
In 2019, 9 squaddies from the 51st had been incarcerated for refusing orders on the Gaza front consistent with the dismissal of one among their peers.