Oct. 16, 2023
Release Number 20231016-01
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tel Aviv, Israel –Gen. Michael “Erik” Kurilla, Commander, U.S. Central Command, has arrived in Tel Aviv, Israel to conduct high level meetings with Israel’s military leadership, including Lt. Gen. Herzi Halevi, Chief of Defense, to gain a clear understanding of Israel’s defense requirements, outline U.S. support efforts to avoid expansion of the conflict, and reiterate the Department of Defense’s ironclad support for Israel.
“I’m here to ensure that Israel has what it needs to defend itself, and am particularly focused on avoiding other parties expanding the conflict,” General Kurilla said.