Maryland Woman Becomes Firearms Instructor in IDF

IDF Shooting Instructor Sarit Peterson.

IDF Shooting Instructor Sarit Peterson.

“Bullet shells are flying and the sound of targets being hit pierces the air.

This is a daily scene for Sgt. Sarit Petersen.  Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Sgt. Petersen currently serves as a shooting instructor in the Nahal Infantry Brigade.

The soldiers she commands range from brand new to advanced; the advanced soldiers are part of the reconnaissance brigade.  As a shooting instructor, Sgt. Petersen is responsible for teaching a soldier about his weapon and how to use it.”

Read her story here.

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