It seems that when the paratroopers made a hasty retreat from Lebanon, the Artillery division "confiscated" an armored personnel carrier that had been part of the paratrooper unit. It could be that I have the unit wrong and it was Givati or Golani, but either way, the vehicle ended up with Artillery. Apparently knowing the vehicle was lost and belonged elsewhere didn't bother Artillery - they simply repainted it and accepted the "gift."
At some point, years later, the original unit discovered their error and traced the APC to Artillery. Unabashed as only Israelis can be...the APC was returned (incorrectly painted and bearing the markings of Artillery). Elie laughed years ago when he told me this story...and I laugh again now as I remember his finding this so amusing. I almost wish I had access to this army e-Bay imitation to see what they are selling and buying.