Staff Service of the Army

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1911 - 72 pages
Considers (62) H.R. 1696.
 

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Page 24 - February second, nineteen hundred and one, entitled "An act to increase the efficiency of the permanent military establishment of the United States," are hereby extended so as to apply to the Quartermaster Corps in the manner and to the extent to which they now apply to the Quartermaster's, Subsistence, and Pay Departments...
Page 58 - Judge Advocate's, Quartermaster's, Subsistence, Medical, Pay, and Ordnance Departments, the Corps of Engineers, and the Signal Corps, and shall perform such other military duties not otherwise assigned by law as may be assigned to him by the President.
Page 64 - That the Chief of Artillery or Chief of Coast Artillery shall be an additional member of the General Staff Corps, and his other duties shall be prescribed by the Secretary of War. When a vacancy occurs in the office of the Chief of Artillery or Chief of Coast Artillery the President may appoint to such vacancy, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, an officer selected from the coast artillery, who shall serve for a period of four years unless reappointed for further periods of four years;...
Page 42 - Provided further, That whenever the Secretary of War shall decide that it is necessary and practicable, regimental, battalion, and squadron quartermasters and commissaries shall be required to perform...
Page 21 - ... as officers of said corps shall have rank of the same grades and dates as that now held by them, and, for the purpose of filling vacancies among them, shall constitute one list, on which they shall be arranged according to rank. So long as any officers shall remain on said list any vacancy occurring therein shall be filled, if possible, from among such officers, by selection if the vacancy occurs in a grade above that of colonel, and, if the vacancy occurs in a grade not above that of colonel,...
Page 45 - ... horses, and for the trains, to wit: Hire of veterinary surgeons, purchase of medicines for horses and mules, picket ropes, blacksmiths' tools and materials, horseshoes and blacksmiths' tools for the cavalry service, and for the shoeing of horses and mules, and such additional expenditures as are necessary and authorized by law in the movements and operation of the Army, and at military posts, and not expressly assigned to any other department...
Page 24 - The Quartermaster's, Subsistence, and Pay Departments of the Army are hereby consolidated into and shall hereafter be known as the Quartermaster Corps of the Army. The officers of said departments shall hereafter be known as officers of said corps and by the titles of the rank held by them therein, and, except...
Page 16 - ... agent to the general In all administrative matters. The functions of the intendance resemble those of our pay, subsistence, and quartermaster's departments. The Intendance is the intermediate authority between the war ministry and special subordinate supply departments. The intendants have a double relation : First, to the war ministry, and, secondly, to the troops and their commanders. Each army corps intendance is divided into five sections, corresponding very nearly to the first four sections...
Page 45 - In other words, more than 55 per cent of the total consumption of beef and veal occurred in the territory east of the Mississippi and north of the Ohio River and Maryland.
Page 24 - ... of the Army by the detail of said officers therefrom; but nothing in said act or in any other law now in force shall be held to prevent the...

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