Department of Defense and Unification of Air Service: Hearings Before the Committee on Military Affairs, House of Representatives, Sixty-ninth Congress, First Session. January 19 to March 9, 1926
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1926 - Aeronautics, Military - 1416 pages
Contains hearings and reports of the House Committee on Military Affairs regarding H.R. 46, a bill to reconstitute the War Dept. as it originally existed, and to change the name of the War Dept. to the Dept. of Defense and the aviation responsibilities between Army and Navy.
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Page 126 - That the President be, and he is hereby, further authorized to present, but not in the name of Congress, a distinguished-service medal of appropriate design and a ribbon, together with a rosette or other device, to be worn in lieu thereof, to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Army of the United States...
Page 670 - That a Council of National Defense is hereby established, for the coordination of industries and resources for the national security and welfare, to consist of the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of Labor.
Page 58 - That whenever an invention described in and covered by a patent of the United States shall hereafter be used or manufactured by or for the United States without license of the owner thereof or lawful right to use or manufacture the same, such owner's remedy shall be by suit against the United States in the Court of Claims for the recovery of his reasonable and entire compensation for such use and manufacture...
Page 126 - That whenever a ribbon issued under the provisions of this Act shall have been lost, destroyed, or rendered unfit for use without fault or neglect on the part of the person to whom it was issued, a new ribbon shall be issued to such person without charge therefor.
Page 393 - ... collection and transmission of marine intelligence for the benefit of commerce and navigation...
Page 376 - There is only one way to do that, and that is to apply resources.
Page 89 - For the purpose of making a study of the best means of developing and applying aircraft in national defense...
Page 37 - Act is transferred from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the Interior for use, administration, or exchange under the applicable provisions of the Taylor Grazing Act.
Page 53 - My trial before this court martial is the culmination of the efforts of the General Staff of the Army and the General Board of the Navy...