הסיפור של הדס הירו Hadas Story
Hadas Malka story
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Hadas story

Border Police Warrior Hadas Malka HY”D

1994-2017
4 Shvat 5754-22 Sivan 5777

Combat solider and squad commander in Border Police Patrol 5, awarded the Police Commissioner Citation, 23-years old when she fell in the defense of Jerusalem.

Hadas Malka was born Ashdod, raised and educated in the Be’er Tuvia regional council. As a child, she was an exceptional swimmer, a trainee, counselor and senior counselor in the Bnei HaMoshavim Movement, was involved in sports and played on the Be’er Tuvia Regional High School basketball team for 6 years. While in high school, she studied jewelry making in Shenkar and graduated from fitness coaching and clinical nutrition courses at Wingate.

As a counselor, she exhibited empathy for introverted, shy and insecure children, she fought for each one and convinced them to take part in the social activities.

Everything
is
achievable,
don’t give
up people.

Hadas began her military service in the Navy. After 7 months, feeling unfulfilled in her post and that her service does not meet her expectations and fully harness her leadership and command skills, she applied for a transfer.

Despite the challenge of repeating basic training and waiving her service in the Navy, Hadas insisted on being transferred to the Border Police as a warrior. She did not give in and sought to realize her goals and ambitions, to serve in a significant post that will contribute to national security but that would also enrich her and enable her to demonstrate her abilities. Upon completing basic training, she was posted to the Jerusalem metropolitan area.

Hadas served in Platoon 56 “Halif” as a warrior for two years. She then continued to commanders’ course, trained new recruits at the Border Police training camp and returned to Jerusalem as a squad leader. Hadas felt that she was significant to defending the security of Israel. When talking to friends, family and others, she always explained how important and significant the Border Police warriors are to defending Jerusalem. She then went on to serve in the Border Police Patrol 5.

If we do not
protect
Jerusalem,
we will have
no state.”

In Hadas’ Words:
I transferred to the Border Police Training Base in March 2015 to train new recruits. I educated a new generation of warriors, learned a great deal from them and taught them all that I had learned from other throughout my service. It is a great privilege and I hope that all commanders have the opportunity to train and instill knowledge and values in others.

For Hadas, the Border Police is a family, it is a corps that exemplifies unity, camaraderie, true friendship and, most importantly, equality.

Hadas chose to continue serving in the Border Police based on a sense of faith and mission. She had a great love for life and people, always with a captivating smile and desire to help others. She felt a strong bond to Jewish tradition and the Jewish nation.

In her words: Mark your goal and start striving to reach it. Remember, even if there are hardships and obstacles along the way, it’s natural. It’s part of the journey and it’s sometimes what makes it more interesting.

“I enlisted in
the Corps with
a sense of
mission,
dedication,
and the desire
to contribute and go beyond
the call of duty.”