Their size matters because Soldiers in The Old Guard
, an all-volunteer unit, often represent the Army at high-profile events and ceremonies such as presidential inaugurations and funerals, so they need to stand out and look sharp on TV.
At least the old guard
was independent to a great extent.
Regretfully, the old guard
and students of its school exhaust capacities and resources of the nation under the allegation of their being senior, more understandable and more capable of getting things done.
Young Palestinian activists have split from the old guard
in the ruling Fatah movement, symbolized by the late Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat and led today by President Mahmoud Abbas.
What we are seeing is a battle between the old guard
and new guard", the official said.
Captain Wibben, who has been an officer in the Old Guard
since June 2003, will be responsible for the sentinels who guard the tomb 24 hours daily.
Why not go the whole hog and sweep away the old guard
in the council chamber as well - all those councillors who have done very little for the town over the years.
Especially given evidence that the new form is much quicker to correct itself, it's hard not to see the old guard
as a priestly class that feels displaced by developments it can't control.
While the old guard
best understood methods like protest demonstrations, the younger King spoke of revitalizing communities.
CS: I do feel there's a generation gap--I'm part of the old guard
Thumbing his nose at the business elite, the bureaucratic Mafia and the old guard
of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party--the triumvirate that has colluded to control and manage the Japanese economy for decades--Koizumi pledged to rip the system out by the roots.
But the Old Guard
will likely step up its pressure on Koizumi to cooperate more with heavyweights in the party after the shocking loss in Niigata.
The resulting urgent need for banking reform--and broader economic and political changes--will likely pull the rug out from under the old guard
The power conflict inside the movement that has been taking form wi thin the last two decades expressed itself in a way that the old guard
of the party was unable to contain.
And he will highlight the rift between moderate Tories and the old guard
, and growing unhappiness with Hague.