An IDF paratrooper commander takes us on a tour of a live-fire drill in the Golan Heights and discusses guarding western civilization from “barbarians at the gate.”

The paratroopers of the Israel Defense Forces not only defend their homeland, they stand as the first line of defense for the civilized world.

Platoon commander ‘Jonathan’ takes time out from a live-fire drill to discuss the role of the paratroopers in the defense of the Jewish State.

These elite troops spend long hours training in the heat of the day, and the cold of night, in every terrain imaginable, in order to prepare for an enemy that can appear anywhere and at anytime. Enjoy this fantastic insight into these brave defenders.