IDF Basic Training Officer: Up Close and Personal

Every IDF soldier, no matter what his or her job in the army will be, must go through basic training. These first weeks in the IDF can be frustrating and tiring, but they are essential for helping new recruits make the transition from civilian to soldier.

2nd Lt. Heelie is an IDF basic training officer. Her job is to train her soldiers to be prepared for combat, but she also teaches them how to be prepared for life. Here she talks about her service and shows us a glimpse of what she does every day: