General Manoj Mukund Naravane PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC is a four star general of the Indian Army and the 27th Chief of the Army Staff (COAS). He took over from General Bipin Rawat on 31 December 2019 after the latter completed his term as the COAS.
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Proposed flag for General of the Armies of the United States. In the United States Armed Forces, a six-star rank is a proposed rank immediately superior to a five-star rank, possibly to be worn by the General of the Armies or Admiral of the Navy; however, this correlation was never officially recognized by the military or by Congress.
The general is responsible for directing and chairing the army staff of the armed forces serving as the staff's chief executive. As the most senior officer to serve in the Indian Army, the Chief of the Army Staff is a military adviser to the Government of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Defence.No.NameTook officeLeft office27Naravane, Manoj Mukund General Manoj ...31 December 2019Incumbent26Rawat, Bipin General Bipin Rawat, PVSM, ...31 December 201631 December 201925Singh, Dalbir General Dalbir Singh Suhag, ...1 August 201431 December 201624Singh, Bikram General Bikram Singh PVSM, ...1 June 201231 July 2014
General MacArthur for his part, was later considered for an unprecedented new 6-star rank, "General of the Armies", which planners were calling for in July 1945, given the sheer scale of the invasion force being contemplated for Japan and its surrounding islands.
The term six-star rank is based on the proposed, but never adopted, insignia of six-stars for the U.S. rank of general of the armies. In 1955, a six-star rank insignia and promotion to general of the armies was proposed in Congress for General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, but the proposal was shelved.123 In 1976, George Washington was posthumously awarded the American supreme rank of general ...
In some armies, however, the rank of captain general, general of the army, army general or colonel general occupied or occupies this position. Depending on circumstances and the army in question, these ranks may be considered to be equivalent to a "full" general or to a field marshal five-star rank (NATO OF-10).
General of the Armies of the United States, more commonly referred to as General of the Armies, is the highest ranking grade in the United States Army.It has been conferred only twice: to John J. Pershing in 1919, as a personal accolade for his command of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I; and to George Washington in 1976, as a posthumous honor during the United States ...
A five-star rank is the highest military rank, first established in the United States in 1944, with a five-star general insignia, and corresponding ranks in other countries. The rank is that of the most senior operational military commanders, and within NATO 's "standard rank scale" it is designated by the code OF-10 .
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Assuming you are talking about the US Armed Forces, three. For the Army there is General of the Armies of the United States, and for the Navy there is Admiral of the Navy There’s Pershing, the commanding general of the American Expeditionary Force...