A Chronological arrangement of Congressional legislation relating to the Medical Corps of the United States Army from 1785 to 1917

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American Medical Association, 1918 - 66 pages

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Page 31 - April twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, as officers of the Quartermaster Corps and Other staff corps and departments, as officers for recruit rendezvous and depots, and as officers of volunteers, there shall be organized, under such rules and regulations as the President may prescribe not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, an Officers' Reserve Corps of the Regular Army.
Page 36 - President, and shall provide for the work of the advisory commission to the end that the special knowledge of such commission may be developed by suitable investigation, research, and inquiry and made available in conference and report for the use of the council ; and the council may organize subordinate bodies for its assistance in special investigations, either by the employment of experts or by the creation of committees of specially qualified persons to serve without compensation, but to direct...
Page 13 - That the pay of hospital stewards shall be $45 per month, with the increase on account of length of service as is now or may hereafter be allowed by law to other enlisted men. They shall have rank with ordnance-sergeants and be entitled to all the allowances appertaining to that grade.
Page 21 - In the Medical Corps of the United States Army, except promotions, but only when called Into active duty, as hereinafter provided, and during the period of such active duty. Officers of the Medical Reserve Corps shall have rank in said corps according to date of their commissions therein, and when employed on active duty, as hereinafter provided, shall rank next below all other officers of like grade in the United States Army...
Page 32 - ... years. When an officer of the Reserve Corps shall reach the age limit fixed for appointment or reappointment in the grade in which commissioned he shall be honorably discharged from the service of the United States and be entitled to retain his official title and. on occasions of ceremony, to wear the uniform of the highest grade he shall have held in the Officers...
Page 36 - 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 35 - Under the terms of the act, the council was among other things charged with the " coordination of industries and resources for the national security and welfare " and with the " creation of relations which render possible in time of need the immediate concentration and utilization of the resources of the Nation.
Page 17 - Act to regulate the sale of viruses, serums, toxins, and analogous products in the District of Columbia, to regulate interstate traffic in said articles, and for other purposes,
Page 34 - July 2, 1862, donating lands for the establishment of colleges where the leading object shall be practical instruction in agriculture and the mechanic arts, including military tactics, and...
Page 36 - Defense to supervise and direct investigations and make recommendations to the President and the heads of executive departments as to the location of railroads with reference to the frontier of the United States so as to render possible expeditious concentration of troops and supplies to points of defense; the coordination of military, industrial, and commercial purposes in the location of extensive...

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