Report on Mobilization of the Organized Militia and National Guard of the United States, 1916

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916 - United States - 169 pages
 

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Page 160 - 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 9 - Territories and the District of Columbia, and every able-bodied male of foreign birth who has declared his intention to become a citizen, who is more than eighteen and less than forty-five years of age, and shall be divided into two classes: The organized militia, to be known as the National Guard of the State, Territory, or District of Columbia, or by such other designations as may be given them by the laws of the respective States or Territories; the remainder to be known as the Reserve Militia...
Page 45 - The National Guard when called as such into the service of the United States shall, from the time they are required by the terms of the call to respond thereto, be subject to the laws and regulations governing the Regular Army, so far as such laws and regulations are applicable to officers and enlisted men whose permanent retention in the military service, either on the active list or on the retired list, is not contemplated by existing law.
Page 159 - State of • , for the period of three years in service and three years in the reserve, under the conditions prescribed by law, unless sooner discharged by proper authority. And I do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America and to the State of...
Page 165 - ... such officer or enlisted man shall receive, out of any National Guard allotment of funds available for the purpose, the same travel allowances and quarters, or commutation of quarters, and the same pay, allowances, and subsistence to which an officer or enlisted man of the Regular Army would be entitled for attending such school, college, or practical course of instruction...
Page 159 - I do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America and to the State of — — — — , and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever, and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and of the governor of the State of , and of the officers appointed over me according to law and the rules and articles of war.
Page 167 - Except as otherwise specifically provided herein, no money appropriated under the provisions of this or the last preceding section shall be paid to any person not on the active list, nor to any person over sixty-four years of age, nor to any person who shall fail to qualify as to fitness for military service under such regulations as the Secretary of War shall prescribe...
Page 157 - No State shall maintain troops in time of peace other than as authorized in accordance with the organization prescribed under this act : Provided, That nothing contained in this act shall be construed as limiting the rights of the States and Territories in the use of the National Guard within their respective borders in time of peace : Provided further, That nothing contained in this act shall prevent the organization and maintenance of State police or constabulary.
Page 164 - When any portion of the National Guard shall participate in encampments, maneuvers, or other exercises, including outdoor target practice, for field or coast-defense instruction, under the provisions of this Act...
Page 164 - War is authorized to provide for the participation of the whole or any part of the National Guard in encampments, maneuvers, or other exercises, including outdoor target practice, for field or coast-defense instruction, either independently or in conjunction with any part of the Regular Army...

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