The Inspirational “Special” Forces Of The IDF

first published on February 9, 2016 by

The “Special In Uniform” program allows Israelis with various cognitive and physical disabilities to serve their nation with the IDF, while becoming functioning and productive members of their society.

Make no mistake, this isn’t a public relations photo op, these soldiers are actually given legitimate military tasks to fulfill, and they do it proudly. By giving these troops the honor to serve, they begin to feel included and accepted rather than marginalized.