Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Fact of the Day: Ultimate General

The highest military rank in the United States is the General of the Armies. George Washington obtained this rank but never knew it. It was given to him posthumously in 1976. 

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  1. So that's higher than a 4-star general!? I had never heard of this ranking. Cool! Did anyone else ever attain this?

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  2. Wow that was given quite the ways after

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  4. Better late than never, but also a shame he didn't know.

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  5. Here in Spain it is the same and the king is the only one with that rank. Kisses:)

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  6. Too bad he never got to bask in the recognition while he was alive!

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  7. Bad form for him to not show up to receive this award.

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  8. I love knowing anything about this great man....

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