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$120 per month 90 days able act of August act of March Administration Affairs aid and attendance amended 38 U. S. C. American Legion AMVETS approve approximately approximately 162 Assistant authorized average age average annual death benefits bill campaign Chairman COMMITTEE ON VETERANS CONGRESSMAN connection cost D. C. DEAR December 31 declining dependents Director disability or age Dorn effect Eighty-second Congress eligible Elizabeth enacted enacted into law entitled establish expenditures file claim fiscal follows give given HEARING helpless or blind honorably discharged House of Representatives increase Indian war veterans indicate inserted introduce January January 19 John legislation less measure meet mental military monthly rate need of regular October 31 payment pension for veterans pension payable pension rolls physical present President programs provide uniform rates Public Law RANKIN rates of pension receiving record regular aid served Sincerely Spanish-American Stat SUBCOMMITTEE total disability UNITED
Page 710 - That all persons who served ninety days or more in the military or naval service of the United States during the late war of the rebellion and who have been honorably discharged therefrom, and who are now or who may hereafter be suffering from a mental or physical disability of a permanent character not the result of their own vicious habits...
Page 709 - March 4 ; 1917, even though such campaign was of less than thirty days' duration, in any military organization, whether such person was regularly mustered into the service of the United States or not, but whose service was under the authority or by the approval of the United States or any State or Territory in any Indian war or campaign, or in connection with, or in the zone of, any active Indian hostilities in...
Page 710 - War veteran, under existing service pension laws, and who is now or hereafter may become, by reason of age or physical or mental disabilities, helpless or blind or so nearly helpless or blind as to require the regular aid and attendance of another person, shall be entitled to and shall be paid a pension at the rate of $100 per month.
Page 709 - USC 381-1), shall be $103 unless such veteran is now or hereafter becomes on account of age or physical or mental disabilities, helpless or blind, or so nearly helpless or blind as to need or require the regular aid and attendance of another person, in which event the monthly rate shall be $136.
Page 709 - ... of the Indian wars through the establishment of minimum rates of pension. Section 1 of the act of March 3, 1927 (44 Stat. 1361), as amended (38 USC 381), authorizes the payment of pension to veterans of the Indian wars based on disability or age. Such pension is payable to any veteran who served for 30 days or more in any Indian war or campaign (or during the entire period of a campaign lasting less than 30 days), or in connection with or in the zone of active Indian hostilities, from January...
Page 710 - There is also a small number of veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Philippine Insurrection and the Boxer Rebellion, who are being paid pensions for non-service-connected disability under the provisions of part III of Veterans Regulation No.