general of the army


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General of the Army

n.
1. The highest commissioned rank in the US Army.
2. One who holds this rank.

gen′eral of the ar′my


n.
the highest ranking military officer; the next rank above general. Compare fleet admiral.
[1940–45]
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Once with the army you may be killed at your good pleasure; but until that time, I warn you that in my capacity of general of the army I shall order a retreat and turn my back on the first red coat we come across.
During the solemn ceremony, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu stressed the Russian government paid great attention to patriotic education of the new generation, and expressed his confidence that pupils of the schools will serve this country with honour and dignity.
He was overlooked, for reasons not known and subsequently given the position as the Director General of the army sport division.
During World War II, Eisenhower's rise in rank was meteoric, from his promotion to colonel in March 1941 to general of the Army on 20 December 1944.
In 1896 he became Lieutenant Colonel and, at fifty-one, it seemed that he might in due time become Adjutant General of the Army.
Meanwhile, the inspector general of the Army Forces Far East launched a full-scale investigation into her activities in Korea, and an irate article in the New York Times juxtaposed her tour with Senator Joseph McCarthy's investigation of the army: while "Senator McCarthy demeaned his position by bullying and browbeating officers of the Army," the "weaknesses in service morale |were~ epitomized by the visit of Miss Monroe to Korea.
Winfield Scott to the attack at Chippewa (July 5), and commanded American forces in the chaotic and bloody nighttime battle of Lundy's Lane (July 25); successfully defended Fort Erie against a British siege (August 13-September 21); senior general of the army (June 1815), and appointed first Commanding General of the Army (June 1, 1821); held that post until his death in Washington, D.
On February 13, the Defence Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine summed up the 2017 results in the presence of the Secretary of National Defence and Security Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov, Minister of Defence of Ukraine General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak, Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine General of the Army of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko, and Chief of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine Lieutenant General Vasyl Burba.
The commanding general of the Army Combined Arms Support Command (CASCOM) at Fort Lee, Virginia, Major General Mitchell H.
General of the Army Douglas MacArthur led the Allied delegation in signing, first, Fleet Admiral Chester W.

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