General Staff Corps: Laws, Regulations, Orders, and Memoranda Relating to the Organization and Duties of the General Staff Corps

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912 - United States - 39 pages
 

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Page 29 - Corps shall be to prepare plans for the national defense and for the mobilization of the military forces in time of war; to investigate and report upon all questions affecting the efficiency of the Army and its state of preparation for military operations; to render professional aid and assistance to the Secretary of War and to general officers and other superior commanders, and to act as their agents in informing and coordinating the action of all the different officers who are subject under the...
Page 6 - Corps shall be detailed therein for periods of four years, unless sooner relieved. While serving in the General Staff Corps, officers may be temporarily assigned to duty with any branch of the Army. Upon being relieved from duty in the General Staff Corps, officers shall return to the branch of the Army in which they hold permanent...
Page 37 - General ia charged with the duty of recording, authenticating, and communicating to troops and individuals in the military service all orders, instructions, and regulations issued by the Secretary of War through the Chief of Staff, or...
Page 34 - Army and its state of preparation for military operations : to render professional aid and assistance to the Secretary of War and to general officers and other superior commanders, and to act as their agents in informing and coordinating the action of all the different officers who are subject under the terms of this act to the supervision of the Chief of Staff; and to perform such other military duties not otherwise assigned by law as may be from time to time prescribed by the President.
Page 37 - ... the Chief of Staff; and to perform such other military duties not otherwise assigned by law as may be from time to time prescribed by the President. Sec. 3. That the General Staff Corps shall consist of one Chief of Staff and two general officers, all to be detailed by the President from officers of the Army at large not below the grade of brigadier general...
Page 23 - ... shall be referred to the same committee) by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the case may be.
Page 4 - Staff as may be designated for the purpose by the Chief of Staff. ******* By order of the Secretary of War : SBM YOUNG, Lieutenant General, Chief of Staff.
Page 30 - By order of the Secretary of War; LEONARD WOOD, Major General, Chief of Staff.
Page 6 - President or of the Secretary of War, under the direction of the President, shall have supervision of all troops of the line and...
Page 35 - Army under a single commander subordinate to him ; but in time of peace and under ordi34 nary conditions the administration and control of the Army are effected without any second in command. The President's command is exercised through the Secretary of War and the Chief of Staff.

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