Female Israeli Soldiers Who Shattered The Barriers in 2013
3. Lt. Amit Danon, Gymnastics Champion & Combat Platoon Commander
Lt. Amit Danon was the Israeli national champion in rhythmic gymnastics when she enlisted in the IDF. After embarking on her path as a soldier, she decided to leave her previous life behind and became a combat officer in the mixed-gender Caracal Battalion. Lt. Danon now leads other soldiers as platoon commander.