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armed forces structure

In December 1983, President Raul Alfonsin reaffirmed the president's constitutional role as sole commander in chief of the armed forces and returned the defense minister to the chain of command.
The president is advised and assisted in defense matters by the Consejo de Defensa Nacional (CODENA). Permanent members include the president, the vice president, the Cabinet ministers, and the National Intelligence Secretary. The council can be expanded to include the presidents of...

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