Colonel Dr. Badar Tarif will be the first Druze officer to be appointed as the head of the IDF Medical Corps.

Colonel Dr. Badar Tarif, a Druze officer in the IDF, has been an integral part of Israel’s military for quite a while.

In the video below, you will hear how Col. Dr. Tarif headed the relief mission in Nepal and is currently saving Syrian lives.

As he explains, Israel views aiding casualties of the Syrian civil war as an important humanitarian mission, regardless of the lack of diplomatic ties between Israel and Syria.

Israel is proud to appoint him to head the medical corps.