Israeli military decorated with the USA Legion of Merit
Major General Yedidia Ya'ari, Israel Navy commander

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Major General Yedidia Ya'ari, the Israel Navy commander was awarded the decoration of Commander of the Legion of Merit, during his visit to the United States. The visit dealt with coordination between the fleets of USA and Israel. The decoration was presented by Admiral Vern Clark, Chief of Naval Operations.

IDF Spokesperson 21/12/2003




Washington, D.C. (Dec. 4, 2003) -- The U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard stands at parade rest while in formation during a full honors ceremony honoring visiting Vice Adm. Yedidia Ya'ari, Commander in Chief, Israel Navy, conducted at the Washington Navy Yard's Navy Museum. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Photographer's Mate Johnny Bivera.
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