IDF Stories: The Caracal Battalion’s Final Test

Meet Shir Landau.

Shir is originally from England. She serves in the Caracal Battalion, the IDF’s only co-ed combat unit. For the past eight months, Shir and her fellow soldiers have trained tirelessly, transitioning from recruits to combat-ready IDF soldiers.

As a grand finale to their training, the entire Caracal unit completed its biggest exercise yet. Shir and her fellow soldiers were sent on a routine patrol when they were informed of nearby enemy activity.

Watch the video to hear from Shir herself and see how her unit battles for superiority as King of the Hill.