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This is very much the top of the food chain as far as serving soldiers  can go.  A Field Marshal commands a group of armies (usually in time of war).
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A Lieutenant General is a three-star general who would command a Corps sized (formation).  
 
 
A Field Marshal is a life appointment, meaning they never retire and receive a gold baton as the symbol of their office.
 
 
 
  
 
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Revision as of 16:01, 28 January 2006

A Lieutenant General is a three-star general who would command a Corps sized (formation).