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    • While the law is technically symbolic, in 1976, as part of the U.S. Bicentennial, General George Washington was posthumously promoted to the rank of General of the Armies of the United States. John Perishing was technically the 1st General of Armies, but he remained a 4-Star general.
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    • Washington was the OG beast
      Dravakin 4 jul
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    • Why don’t they just make the highest military rank in honor of George Washington? A Washington general, that way his contribution is still remembered
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    • So in GTA when you get six stars George Washington should after you
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    • The human nose can remember 50,000 different scents.
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    • America is the best country. You can’t change my mind
      Aberrant 4 jul
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    • Well, technically John Perishing was promoted to 6 star before Washington
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    • Beastin
      Broad 4 jul
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    • George Dewey and Douglas MacArthur were both also given “6-star” status, which is still not a real rank as it was never approved.
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    • Y’all watch Hamilton on Disney? Washington is awesome
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    • HELL YEA
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    • There have been 3 6 star generals in history including George Washington meaning no one has ever outranked him but he isn't the highest ranking officer ever
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    • Fuck it, I’m watching Team America tonight
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    • Technically the law promotes Washington to the highest rank, so if the army promoted a general to a six star status, Washington would be promoted to Seven-Star
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    • Wouldn't be surprised if someone was given 6 stars today just because they're gay or some shit
      Rulford 6 jul
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    • Before 1976, George Washington was listed as Lieutenant General Washington. Gen of the Armies Pershing, who won WW1, as well as anyone over 4 stars outranked him. Thus, congress passed a law that would make him senior to any other officer, while also authorizing the Pres to promote him to 6 stars.
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    • I think it's interesting how much everyone loved George. Like I know he did a lot of badass shit. He would always talk about how bullets whizzing around his head and tearing into his coat made him feel alive. Absolute chad. But he could have been an absolute ruler and decided to just serve two terms
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    • So basically hes a hacker hacked his level
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    • Fucking powercreep affecting our presidents
      Lolz4all 5 jul
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    • My dad has been to over 100 of the countries in the world basically all the big ones and he says that overall none are anywhere near as great as America not that they’re all terrible but USA is best! Don’t let the youth take that away
      capncook 5 jul
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    • That’s cool and all but anyone know how to change the color of my campfire?
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    • They’re bringing him back in the 05/22/2023 update
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    • What if two five star generals fucked then the result would be a 10 star general
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    • Lol dumb fucks protesting apparently hate Washington cuz he owned slaves... like get a life next thing we know the animals are gonna start protesting cuz we used their fur
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    • I thought it said outdrink lol
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    • Follow me on insta the_liberal_god where I make fun of liberals
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    • So, could someone else become a six star general and tie him? Or nah
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    • We need to resurrect him so that he can set this country straight
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    • As it should be.
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    • But their was a 6 star general before Washington got the posthumous promotion
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    • thog says two-party system baad
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    • I cant wait to watch Hamilton on disney+
      _AD_ 5 jul
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    • What about John J. Pershing?
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    • Yeah well BLM protestors are just trying to erase any evidence that our country actually evolved through time just because the beliefs back then don’t agree with the beliefs now
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    • Haha George Dewey be like “wrong”
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    • Make it seven just to be sure
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    • I love George
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    • For anyone wondering officer ranks go up to O-10 4 star generals. Before anyone tries to fact check me, “OhNo ClEarLy it StAtes 6StAR GenRAL.” A 5 star hasn’t been appointed since 1981. Sources: I’m in the military it’s my job to know this. Also, “Trust me dude.” Lmao.
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    • One day George will come back to save us
      tweb 5 jul
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    • Funny story, he lost most of the battles he was in. Love the guy but you can look that up, he wasn’t a great general
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    • Wasn’t there another guy who was tho?
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    • There's 2 Six Star Generals, one being George the other being Pershing. The equivalent rank for the Navy is Admiral of the Navy and only George Dewey has held that rank. Washington was only promoted to it in 1976, he had been a Lieutenant General before that because that was the highest rank then.
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    • Cause George Washington was untouchable
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    • As a Canadian-American happy fucking Fourth of July
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    • And there hasnt been a 5 star since bradley
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    • Or you could just... Be president
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    • Give him some Gurren Lagann glasses, too
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    • Lol dark magician has 7 stars
      SwagthuG 6 jul
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    • George Washington Owned 300 slaves and was a racist. Who cares
      AsimHF 5 jul
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    • Liberals: let's make a trans woman of color the first 7 star general in history.
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    • I love how people are trying to raid the Washington monument
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    • *laughs in 10 star general*
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    • He was a slave owner. 🧔🏿🧔🏿🧔🏿🧔🏿🧔🏿🧔🏿🧔🏿🧔🏿🧔🏿🧔🏿
      Kel_7 8 jul
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    • Unless your a train conductor that drifts a train across a frozen lake then your up there with him
      Handman 7 jul
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    • Shout out to george Dewey
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    • But fuck that guy cuz he had slaves am I right? No, no I’m not right. Because every mf in the late 1700s had fucking slaves.
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    • Merca
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    • John "Blackjack" Pershing and George Washington are the only people who have had a 6 star I think.
      YaBOiop 7 jul
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    • Posthumously in 1978
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    • So wait does Washington still have power over the president.
      fooper 7 jul
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    • My great great grandfather was 5 star general. Had ptsd and marched around the house chanting war shit.
      Emmy1531 7 jul
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    • Hot
      Emmy1531 7 jul
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    • Yeah you do know that's giving one person more power than anyone else in the country and is quite obviously directly contradictory to the constitution?
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    • imagine getting compared to george washington
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    • Sounds like he a lil bitch about people possibly being better than him, real badasses lift their descendants up,not cap off their potential, still he cool tho
      Pandrew1 7 jul
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    • I feel like eating oats now
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    • You're gonna be a god and like it
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    • Reason number 1775 why George Washington is the GOAT
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    • What about Dewey and McArthur, who are the assholes gave them the six?!
      leupgaru 7 jul
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    • America’s first general and first president
      djc22 7 jul
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    • I mean the dude could of been a king or empreror, and said nah!
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    • So if he came back to life then u get executed for not following orders? I mean he cant be that civil after being dead about 200 years right?
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    • What if a new president writes a law saying hes the new 7 star general?
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    • You can’t be higher rank than any President
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    • Thank you boys
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    • why cant we call these WTFun facts
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    • George Washington was also a Freemason so
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    • What about the commander in chief? Maybe he's not an "officer" I don't know
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    • What a bloody legend
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    • The us military doesn’t even have 5 star generals or admirals anymore
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    • But why?
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    • Actually George Marshal was named Lt General of all American serving forces by congress right before Rosevelts last election fearing he would be voted out and the army would collapse. The only beneath the president after him was Ike.
      JimDude 6 jul
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    • Omar Bradley, from my hometown of Moberly, MO, was the last 5-star general. We are proud to say he is from here, small town Missouri.
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    • 7star general here I come
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    • I wouldn't mind him being our own Eternal President
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    • People really love Washington but have no idea of his real history. They hate when they find out he was pretty useless. It's worth a read if you can find the non altered stuff
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