The general-major is the highest ranking member and is also deputy grandmaster.
The Military House acts as intermediary between the King (or Queen) and the Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces.
One of the honorary aides-de-camp of the King is his cousin Prince Maurits, eldest son of Princess Margriet.
: I was not aware that the government of the
: Netherlands does not allow the monarch to
: have an military ranking. Thank you for the
: However, regarding the Swedish monarchy thus
: according to Wikipedia:
: While the monarch is no longer the
: commander-in-chief (Swedish: högste
: befälhavare) of the Swedish Armed Forces, as
: he once was under the 1809 Instrument of
: Government(and much older custom, as shown
: in the history section), King Carl XVI
: Gustaf retains the honorary ranks of a four
: star admiral in the Swedish Navy and general
: in the Swedish Army and Air Force. As part
: of his court, the monarch has a military
: staff, which is headed by a senior officer
: (usually a general or admiral, retired from
: active service) and includes active duty
: military officers serving as aides-de-camp
: to the monarch and his or her family.
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