Paloman People's Army
|Paloman People's Army|
|Ejército Popular de Paloman (Spanish)|
|Founded||20 November 2019|
|Current form||6 March 2020|
|Headquarters||Military Commission, Paloma City|
|Chairman of the|
Central Military Commission (commander-in-chief)
|Aidan McGrath (General Secretary and President)|
|Conscription||Compulsory by law, but usually not enforced|
|History||Paloman Civil War|
The Paloman People's Army (PPA) is the regular armed forces of the Free Socialist State of Paloma (FSSP) and the armed wing of the founding and ruling political party, the Communist Party of Paloma (CPP). The PPA has four major service branches: the Ground Force, Navy, Air Force, and the Space Force. A majority of military units around the country are assigned to one of five theater commands by geographical location. The PPA considers its self as one of the fastest growing and modernizing militaries in micronationalism with its capabilities.
The Paloman People's Army Ground Force (PPAGF) is the main branch of the Paloman People's Army responsible for all land-based military operations. It is the de facto army of Paloma.
The Paloman Peoples Army Navy Force (PPANF) is organized into two branches. The Coastal Defense Force which primarily focus on aquatic-based operations and the Marines Force which is the maritime land based force.
The PPA possess a variety of American, British and Belgian sourced equipment and weaponry. Soldiers are mostly armed with indigenous AR-type rifles as the standard issue weapon. Front line troops are issued the Type 15 rifles, however the majority of solders are never provided with firearms. Firearms in the military are only used unloaded at ceremonial events.
|AR-15||United States||Assault rifle|
|FN P-90||Belgium||Submachine gun|
|M1903 Springfield||United States||Bolt-action rifle|