Dr. Mandy Lender served, after graduation from high-school in the Israeli military. During his military service as a paramedic he was assigned to combat mission behind the Syrian border line in the Golan Heights.
In March 1961 he volunteered as a paramedic to support the archeological expedition in the Judean Desert.
Mandy Lender was inside the Cave of the Treasure in Nahal Mishmar when the treasure was unearthed for the first time after some 5,500 years in hiding.
(Look up Nahal Mishmar entry in Wikipedia).