Annual Report of the Secretary of War

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1940
 

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Page 13 - War for transmittal to Congress, a full statement of the financial and other affairs of the Home. BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS The government and control of the United States Soldiers...
Page 25 - ... inclusive, or as a student at service schools, other than those of the noncombatant branches, at any time, shall be regarded as satisfying the requirements of service with combatant arms. Existing laws in so far as they restrict the detail or assignment of officers are hereby repealed. The...
Page 23 - The Secretary of War shall annually report to Congress the numbers, grades, and assignments of the officers and enlisted men of the Army, and the number, kinds, and strength of organizations pertaining to each branch of the service.
Page 55 - Thirty-eight brigadier generals, 9 colonels, 12 lieutenant colonels, 32 majors, 12 captains, and 1 first lieutenant hold their present grades on the retired list through an advancement of one grade under the provisions of the act of Congress approved April 23, 1904 (33 Stat. L., 264...
Page 3 - S, 1939, to exist, the provisions of the law prohibiting more than eight hours' labor in any one day of persons engaged upon work covered by Army, Navy, and Coast Guard contracts shall be suspended.
Page 41 - General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant...
Page 20 - That hereafter, and beginning with the first calendar month after the passage of this Act, there shall be deducted each month from the pay of each enlisted man and warrant officer on the active list of the Regular Army, exclusive of the Philippine Scouts, a sum not to exceed 25 cents, which sum shall be passed to the credit of the permanent fund, United States Soldiers...
Page 20 - Scouts, a sum not to exceed 25 cents, which sum shall be passed to the credit of the permanent fund, United States Soldiers' Home (trust fund) in the Treasury of the United States; the exact sum to be...
Page 52 - National Defense Act, as amended by the act of Congress approved June 4, 1920, designates three components of the Army of the United States as follows: Regular Army, National Guard, Organized Reserves.
Page 30 - ... corps and departments : General Staff Corps, Adjutant General's Department, Inspector General's Department, Judge Advocate General's Department, Quartermaster Corps, Medical Department, Corps of Engineers, Ordnance Department...

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