An army , in the broadest sense, is the land-based military branch, service branch or armed service of a nation or state. It may also include other branches of the military such as the air force via means of aviation corps. Within a national military force, the word army may also mean a field army an army composed of full-time career soldiers who 'stand over', in other words, who do not disband during times of peace. They differ from army reserves who are activated only during such times as war or natural disasters. In several countries, the army is officially called the Land Army to differentiate it from an air force called the Air Army, notably France. In such countries, the word "army" on its own retains its connotation of a land force in common usage. The current largest army in the world, by number of active troops, is the People's Liberation Army of China with 2,250,000 active troops and 800,000 reserve...
L. N. Subramanian Mani posted the Blog
on May 13, 2013 , 12:54 pm
The recent gursome acid attack on Preeti by a scrupulous person was an unwarranted thing done to the poor girl who was to join the army and traveled all the way to Mumbai from her home town with all the hopes/dreams in the eyes which got shattered in split second on arriving at Mumbai was an horrific saga that cannot be forgotten in life. The railway also turned a deaf ear to her parents plea for giving them a accommodation by which they can be near to her beloved daughter who is admitted more »
Pride of our country. ...garwal army
this is something which make lansdowne special... proud to be the part of garwal more »