Military and Naval America

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Doubleday, Page, 1916 - United States - 404 pages

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Page 57 - Peace — but there is no peace. The war is actually begun ! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms ! Our brethren arc already in the field ! Why stand we here idle?
Page 367 - Chairman; the Chief of Staff of the Army; the Chief of Naval Operations; the Chief of Staff of the Air Force; and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the principal military adviser to the President, the National Security Council, and the Secretary of Defense.
Page 373 - Now we are engaged in a great civil war testing whether that nation or any nation so conceived and so dedicated can long endure. We are met on a great battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a final resting-place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live.
Page 343 - Helpful. — He must be prepared at any time to save life, help injured persons, and share the home duties. He must do at least one " Good Turn " to somebody every day. 4. A Scout is Friendly. — He is a friend to all and a brother to every other Scout. 5. A Scout is Courteous. — He is polite to all, especially to women, children, old people, and the weak and helpless.
Page 184 - The establishment of an Institution of this kind, upon a respectable and extensive Basis, has ever been considered by me as an object of primary importance to this Country...
Page 353 - On my honor I will do my best: 1. To do my duty to God and my country, and to obey the Scout law. 2. To help other people at all times. 3. To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
Page 336 - To act in matters of voluntary relief and in accord with the military and naval authorities as a medium of communication between the people of the United States of America and their Army and Navy...
Page 187 - Appointments are required by law to be made one year in advance of the date of admission, except in cases where, by reason of death or other cause, a vacancy occurs which cannot be provided for by such appointment in advance.
Page 191 - No Cadet is permitted to receive money, or any other supplies, from his parents, or from any person whomsoever, without the sanction of the Superintendent.
Page 336 - To furnish volunteer aid to the sick and wounded of armies in time of war...

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