Staff Sergeant Alexander Mashvitzski


25 December 2018

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Born on 11/09/1987 in Beer Sheva.

Alexander drafted to the IDF in 2005 to the Air Force Academy’s Pilots Course.  After seven months he was reassigned to the Explosive Ordinance Disposal training course in the Special Operations Engineering Unit and served as a combat soldier and team Sergeant in the Air Force Explosive Ordinance Disposal Section.

He was killed in action on 06/01/2009 in a firefight with terrorist as he cleared a suspicious building during Operation Cast Lead in the Gaza Strip.

Buried in Beer Sheva aged 21.

Staff Sergeant Alexander is survived by his parents, brother and sister.