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Chief of the General Staff

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Chief of the General Staff. The professional head of the British Army, the CGS holds the rank of General, the Army now being too small to warrant the rank of Field Marshal. He may or may not also be the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) depending on appointment, political interference and whether or not it’s the Army’s turn.

CGSs since 2003:

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