See also: Olympus Belgicae
The Belgian Army was the lone branch of the Belgian Armed Forces. It was re-activated by then Minister of Defence Vulcain on November 19, 2010. Its last known Commanding Officer was General Gerbdeblee.
The last known structure as of August 2011:
| GEN Gerbdeblee |
Commander of the Belgian Army
|Executive Officer of the Belgian Army|
| 1SGM ThomasRed |
Senior Enlisted Advisor
|3rd Home Guard Regiment||Supply and Logistics Department|
|Chasseurs Ardennais||Royal Guard||1st Belgian SAS|
|Commander:||LT Jofroi||Commander:||LT Critically||Commander:||Vacant|
Under active divisions it is considered the last known active units and its structure as of August 2011.
The Belgian Armed Forces High Command controls the day-to-day operations of the military. It was lead by the Army Commanders and took the most (if not all) decisions in the army.
Founded as Platoon Bravo, the Chasseurs Ardennais was commanded by Lt Jofroi. Members: First Private mittekemuis, First Private wazowzky, First Private , Private Dominique Vermeersch, Private Kabouter-Wesley, Private , Private Olv007, Cadet Fhaemita Malodorous.
Original Platoon Charlie, the Royal Guard was commanded by Lieutenant Critically. Members: First Sergeant Major ThomasRed, Corporal pieter557, First Private Monsieur Guillontine, First Private , First Private Darkinou, Private Jamster737, Private hollenboer.
This platoon was last addition to the Belgian Army. It was originally called the "Third Platoon". Commander of this platoon was Lieutenant Ward De Bever. Members: First Private , First Private , Private Takeshi Kitano, Private , Private Requiem Domine, Cadet manekemaan.
Under defunct divisions it is considered inactive units as of August 2011.
The 1st Para-Commando Regiment was the Belgian Military's elite regiment, with a minimum requirement of 1,400 strength. It was deactivated on February 26th 2011 and was replaced by the Special Operations Programme.
The Home Guard was the main bulk of the Belgian Military when the 1st Para-commando regiment was active and became the Army's only active regiment when the Paras were shut down. It was made up of 3 platoons, the Chasseurs Ardennais, the Royal Guard and the 1st Belgian SAS. The Home Guard had a tradition of having the soldiers name their platoons.
Candidates without Belgian citizenship and strength less than 1200 were automatically refused.
Directed by former Major Manong Rizal, the Special Operations Department was introduced on February 26th 2011 as a replacement for the defunct 1st Para-commando Regiment. Its purpose was to manage the elite members of the Home Guard and issue separate orders to them if and when the situation demands it.