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Note: Heyl Nashim (also known as Khen for short) was dissolved in 2001. This flag is obsolte since.
3:4 | 90 cm × 120 cm
image by Dov Gutterman
The flags are rectangular, 90 cm × 120 cm and divided
diagonally by a line going from the upper hoist to the bottom
fly. Bottom hoist is orange, upper fly is brown. I heard that
that formation is going to be abolished soon.
Nahum Shereshevsky, 23 June 1997
The main element of the flag is usually the shoulder patch or
a similar design. Since these are awarded to brigade-level (or
equivalent) formations while flags are awarded to
regiment/batallion-level formations, the latter flags have
additional elements to distinguish the specific battalion. (...)
The finials are in the shape of the corps emblems and attached to
them are campaign streamers.
Nahum Shereshevsky, 25 May 1998
There is no longer a Women's Corps as it was dissolved in
2001. The former tasks of this force were moved to the new
position of: the Chief of Staff Advisor for Women Affairs.
Dov Gutterman, 28 August 2001