Israel’s top rocket interceptor cut his teeth on video games

Amir Mizroch for Wired:

People in the army describe him variously as a geek and an ace. But the geek who grew up playing Warcraft is now a highly prized soldier on the cutting edge of real war craft. He’s the Israeli army’s top rocket interceptor.

Interesting story about one of the soldiers behind Israel’s “Iron Dome,” its anti-rocket and missile defense system.