Reorganization of the Army: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Military Affairs, United States Senate, Sixty-Sixth Congress, First Session, on S.2691, a Bill to Provide for Universial Military, Naval, and Vocational Training and for Mobilization of the Manhood of the Nation in National Emergency; S.2693, a Bill to Create a Department of Aeronautics, Defining the Powers and Duties of the Director Thereof, Providing for the Organization, Disposition, and Administration of a United States Air Force, Creating the United States Air Reserve Force, and Providing for the Development of Civil and Commercial Aviation, S. 2715, a Bill to Reorganize and Increase the Efficiency of the United States Army, and for Other Purposes ...

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Page 147 - UNITED STATES SENATE, COMMITTEE ON MILITARY AFFAIRS, Washington, DC The committee met, pursuant to the call of the chairman, at 10.30 o'clock am, in the committee room, Capitol, Senator James W.
Page 17 - ... 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 17 - All officers detailed in the General Staff 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 698 - Congress last hereinbefore cited, and they shall not be permitted to assume or engage in work of an administrative nature that pertains to established bureaus or offices of the War Department, or that, being assumed or engaged in by members of the General Staff Corps, would involve impairment of the responsibility or initiative of such bureaus or offices, or would cause injurious or unnecessary duplication of or delay in the work thereof...
Page 12 - ... any wellrecognized religious sect or organization at present organized and existing and whose existing creed or principles forbid its members to participate in war in any form and whose religious convictions are against war or participation therein in accordance with the creed or principles of said religious organizations, but no person so exempted shall be exempted from service in any capacity that the President shall declare to be noncombatant...
Page 17 - An Act for making further and more effectual provision for the national defense, and for other purposes...
Page 5 - ... the District of Columbia, and for all other incidental expenses, such sums as Congress may provide from time to time: Provided, however, That where any office, bureau...
Page 341 - All officers detailed in said corps shall be exclusively employed in the study of military problems, the preparation of plans for the national defense and the utilization of the military forces in time of war, in investigating and reporting upon the efficiency and state of preparedness of such forces for service in peace or war, or on appropriate General Staff duties in connection with troops, including the National Guard, or as military attaches In foreign countries, or on other duties, not of an...
Page 12 - Training Corps or Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps; and diplomatic representatives, technical attaches of foreign embassies and legations, consuls general, consuls, vice consuls, and consular agents of foreign countries...
Page 7 - The Board shall at the close of each fiscal year make a report in writing to Congress and to the President stating in detail the cases it has heard, the decisions it has rendered, the names, salaries, and duties of all employees and...