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The French Resistance had no standing army of its own, and the de facto leader for the movement, future president Charles de Gaulle, was stationed in London.
Battle on the field: The long-standing Army-Navy football rivalry has prompted two Chick-fil-A operators to make a playful bet on Saturday’s football game.
The militia had become the National Guard, but there was a standing Army, Navy and Air Force.
Commander Xi Tightens Grip on Military Xi also shrank the Central Military Commission, the top military decision-making body, to seven members from 11, further cementing his authority as commander-in-chief of the world’s largest standing army.
There were concerns unique to the founding era, among them the libertarian dread of standing armies.
North Korea also has the world's largest standing army.
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