Major-General Nadav Padan assumed the position of commander of the Central military district, succeeding major General Roni NUMA the.
Ceremony of change of commanders was held at the district headquarters in the presence of chief of the General staff Lieutenant-General Gadi Gadi eizenkot and other officers.
Major-General pagan (51) began his military career in the special forces of the General staff. He was twice awarded for the operation to capture terrorists landed on the beach hag Shavuot in 1990 and completing secret missions.
Was promoted to the post of group commander, then led the battalion 932 of the NAHAL brigade, then was transferred to serve in the school of officers training (BAJADA 1). In 2002, he headed the special unit «Duvdevan». In connection with the death from heatstroke of fighter units was found guilty of negligence and sentenced to 6 months suspended prison sentence and a delay of promotion for two years.
Also in summary Padana – the command team to «Etzion», the command of the training school officers, the post of land forces attaché in Washington, Deputy division commander of the «Gaash», the command of the division «ed» and division «a-Plada»