The annual event of "Greater in Uniform" was held yesterday (Sunday) at the Air Force House in Herzliya - a program of the "Hand for the Special Child" organization and JNF USA. It combines 750 young people with special needs in 60 IDF bases throughout the country.
Among the participants: Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi, Ms. Lehi Lapid, Yankele Shachar, Dudi and Batya Wertheim, Yair Hamburger, Harel Wiesel, Tzachi Nachmias, Zvi Williger, Eyal Ravid, Tal Granot, Meir Spiegler and more.
In a moving speech delivered by Chief of Staff Major General Aviv Kochavi, he said: Gets another meaning, in this sense everyone who is in this so impressive project connects through these mechanisms of the IDF to the army of the people and the whole people. I want to say to all the soldiers of uniformed greats - you are welcome in the IDF, you are needed in the IDF "To.
And I promise you will increase the numbers of conscripts, we will find a place for every male and female soldier wherever they are. "
At the event, a new military band of "big in uniform" was launched, which made its debut.
The band was formed by Portrait members Ron Rosenfeld and Amir Perry.
The association's chairman, Maj. Gen. Gabi Ofir, said at the event that his daughter Ronit, who suffers from Williams Syndrome, was the first to join the program, and that to this day she proudly mentions it as the greatest experience of her life. The pinnacle of my doing, "he said.
The president of the association, the outgoing head of the Mossad, Yossi Cohen, told about his personal experience with his son Yoni, who was born with severe cerebral palsy and served in the army.