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2013-02-19 Africa Horn
South Sudan President Retires over 100 Army Generals
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Posted by Fred 2013-02-19 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [950 views ]  Top

#1 Now here, I wouldn't have though South Sudan had over a 100 army generals.
I wonder how many sergeants they have...
Posted by ed in texas 2013-02-19 06:52||   2013-02-19 06:52|| Front Page Top

#2 None. They had all been promoted to 'general'...
Posted by Steve White 2013-02-19 09:52||   2013-02-19 09:52|| Front Page Top

#3 US Generals according to Wiki:

The total number of active duty general officers is capped at 230 for the Army, 208 for the Air Force, 60 for the Marine Corps.

General inflation has hit South Sudan, it appears....
Posted by Alaska Paul 2013-02-19 17:12||   2013-02-19 17:12|| Front Page Top

#4 When Harry Flashman served in the army of Queen Ranavalona the First of Madagascar she appointed him Sergeant-General, and to his knowledge he was the only person to have ever held that rank.
Posted by Grunter 2013-02-19 23:33||   2013-02-19 23:33|| Front Page Top

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