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Uri Sagi

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Years of service  1961–1995
Rank  Aluf
Allegiance  Israel Defense Forces

Name  Uri Sagi
Other work  Chairman of Mekorot
Children  Noggit Sagi Eisenberg
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Commands held  Golani Brigade, Northern Command, Commander of the Military Intelligence Directorate, Commander GOC Army Headquarters
Battles/wars  Six Day War War of Attrition Yom Kippur War 1982 Lebanon War South Lebanon conflict First Intifada
Battles and wars  Six-Day War, War of Attrition, Yom Kippur War

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Uri Sagi (Hebrew: אורי שגיא‎‎; born 1943) is an Israeli retired general who held several prominent posts including commander of the Golani Brigade and chief of the IDF's Military Intelligence Directorate.


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In 2000–2003 Uri Sagi was the CEO of Mekorot, Israel's national water company.

Military service

Sagi was drafted into the IDF in 1961 and did his military service in the Golani Brigade, of which he became commander in 1976-1977. He served in the Brigade as a soldier, a squad leader. In 1963 he became an infantry officer after completing Officer Candidate School and return to the Golani Brigade. In the The Six Day War he served as a company commander in Golani Brigade's 51 battalion and fought in the Golan Heights. Afterwards he commanded Golani Brigade's Reconnaissance company during the War of Attrition. Sagi led Golani Brigade's 13 battalion and served as in the IDF's Operations Directorate during the Yom Kippur War. Sagi commanded the Golani Brigade and led a force of officers and soldiers from the brigade in Operation Entebbe. Afterwards he commanded the 36th Division, the IDF's Southern Command, the GOC Army Headquarters. In 1991 he was appointed as the chief of the Israeli Military Intelligence Directorate. Sagi retired in 1995.


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