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Brig. Gen. (res.) Shachar Shohat
Member of the Board

   
  Since December 2015 B.G. (Res.)  Shachar  Shohat is the  North American  Business Development and Marketing Director at the Air Superiority Division at Rafael  Advanced Defense Systems.
He began his military service in the Israeli Air Force in July 1984. During his service he carried out a diversity of field and staff duties, the most prominent among them include: Commander of Surface-to-Air Missile Battery; Commander of Surface-to-Air Missile Battalion; Commander of the Arrow Missile Defense Unit during the 2nd Gulf War; Commander of Air Defense Northern BDE; Commander of the Active Defense Wing. In October 2012 he assumed duties as Commander of the Israel Air Defense Forces, a position he held until his retirement in November 2015.
He commanded the air defense forces during operation “Pillar of Defense” (2012) , and Operation “Defensive Edge” (2014), leading the forces to significant operational successes.
He was born in Israel in 1966. He is married with 3 children.
Education:
1988 – Battery Commanders Advanced Course, Fort Bliss, US Army ADA School, USA.
1993 – Bachelors Degree (BA), Business Administration, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheba, Israel.
1996 – Graduate, International College – Army Command and Staff, IDF.
2006 – Graduate, National Security College, IDF.
2006 – Masters Degree (MA), Political Science, Haifa University, Israel.
2008 – Graduate, High Impact Leadership, Executive Course, Columbia University, New York, USA.
Assignments:
•    1987 - 1989 - Hawk Battery Commander [LT]
•    1989 - 1991 - Hawk Battalion XO [CPT]
•    1993 - 1995 - Patriot Battalion XO [MAJ]
•    1995 - 1999 - S3 ADA HQ
•    1999 - 2001 - Patriot Battalion Commander [LTC]
•    2001 - 2003 - Arrow Unit Commander
•    2003 - 2005 - TRADOC Officer ADA HQ
•    2006 - 2007 - Arrow Project Officer (APO)
•    2007 - 2009 - 168th BDE A.D. Commander [COL]
•    2009 - 2011 - 167th Active Defense Wing Commander  
•    2011 - 2012 – Head of IDF Reorganizational Efficiency Project
•    2012 - 2015 – Commander Israel Air Defense Forces [BG]

Decoration:
•    The 2nd Lebanon War Pin (2006).
•    Honorable Order of Saint Barbara awarded by US Army (2014).
•    Operation Protective Edge Pin (2015).
•    Medal of honor in Gold of the federal republic of Germany (2016).

   
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
  Maj. Gen. (res.) Herzle Bodinger
 

Chairman of the Board

  Col. (res.) Dr. Guy Aviram
 

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  Brig. Gen. (res.) Effie Eitam
 

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  Brig. Gen. (res.) Eytan Eshel
 

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  Arieh Herzog
 

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  Col. (res.) Alik Hermetz
 

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  Brig. Gen. (res.) Eitan Yariv
 

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  Alon Kahana
 

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  Boaz Levy
 

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  Dr. Azriel Lorber
 

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  Col. (res.) Shlomi Sudri
 

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  Brig. Gen. (res.) Arieh Fishbein
 

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  Dr. Dan Peretz
 

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  Uzi Rubin
 

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  Brig. Gen. (res.) Gilad Ramot
 

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  Brig. Gen. (res.) Shachar Shohat
 

Member of the Board

  Avi Schnurr
 

Executive Director

 

BOARD OF ADVISORS
  Ariel Freiberg
 

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  Ambassador Dore Gold
 

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  Ambassador David Ivry
 

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  Dr. Yuval Steinitz
 

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