The National Defense Act, Approved June 3, 1916 as Amended ..., Jan 1926

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Page 21 - Departments, hereafter appointed shall have had previous military experience and shall hold their positions until they shall have reached the age of sixty-four years, unless retired prior to that time by reason of resignation, disability, or for cause to be determined by a court-martial legally convened for that purpose, and that vacancies among said officers shall be filled by appointment from the officers of the militia of such State, Territory, or District...
Page 6 - I, , do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States and the constitution of the State of , against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and of the governor of the State of...
Page 25 - ... such product or material as may be required, and any individual, firm, company, association, or corporation, or organized manufacturing industry, or the responsible head or heads thereof, failing to comply with the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and upon conviction shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than three years and by a fine not exceeding $50,000.
Page 17 - Guard shall be of three kinds, namely, general courts-martial, special courtsmartial, aud summary courts-martial.. They shall be constituted like, and have cognizance of the same subjects, and possess like powers, except as to punishments, as similar courts provided for by the laws and regulations governing the Army of the United States...
Page 7 - In computing the increase of pay for each period of three years' service, such officers shall be credited with full time for all periods during \vhich they have held commissions as officers of any of the services mentioned in the title of this Act...
Page 2 - ... per centum of his active pay multiplied by the number of complete years of commissioned service, or service which under the provisions of this Act is counted as its equivalent...
Page 6 - ... shall be retired with the rank, pay, and allowances authorized by law for the highest grade...
Page 18 - An Act to authorize the President to increase temporarily the Military establishment of the United States", approved May 18, 1917, or any.
Page 9 - Hereafter, in addition to such other duties as may be assigned him by the secretary of war. the assistant secretary of war. under the direction of the secretary of war. shall be charged with supervision of the procurement of all military supplies and other business of the war department pertaining thereto and the assurance of adequate provision for the mobilization of materiel and industrial organizations essential to wartime needs.
Page 7 - That when officers of the National Guard or of the reserve forces of any of the services mentioned in the title of this act are authorized by law to receive Federal pay, those serving in grades corresponding to those of colonel, lieutenant colonel, major, captain, first lieutenant, and second lieutenant of the Army shall receive the pay of the sixth, fifth, fourth, third, second, and first periods, respectively. In computing the increase of pay for each period of three years...

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