Army & Navy - COMMAND: The Generals

Outside of Washington there are few U.S. civilians who have seen many Army officers with stars on their shoulders. Nevertheless there is a popular impression that 1) the U.S. Army has a lot of generals, 2) they are much younger than the ones in the last war, 3) they are all West Pointers.

Last week the Army took a statistical look at its general officers which showed that two of these popular notions were vulgar errors.

> On Oct. 1, there were 1,100 general officers for an army totaling 7,300,000. This is about ten...

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