Three Roads to a Commission in the United States Army

Front Cover
D. Appleton, 1893 - 160 pages
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 152 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 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 the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the Rules and Articles of War.
Page 68 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 152 - I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America; 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 the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the rules and articles of war.
Page 159 - I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same, that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.
Page 152 - ... as a soldier in the Army of the United States of America, for the period of...
Page 49 - ... of all hereditary aristocracies the least insolent and exclusive. It had none of the invidious character of a caste. It was constantly receiving members from the people, and constantly sending down members to mingle with the people. Any gentleman might become a peer. The younger son of a peer was but a gentleman. Grandsons of peers yielded precedence to newly made knights.
Page 153 - Army, and that in my opinion he is free from all bodily defects and mental infirmity, which would, in any way, disqualify him from performing the duties of a soldier.
Page 23 - To correct in sentences or extracts any ordinary grammatical errors, such as are mentioned and explained in ordinary grammars. It is not required that any particular grammarian or text-book shall be followed ; but rules, definitions, parsing, and corrections must be in accordance with good usage and common sense. The examination may be written or oral, or both written and oral.
Page 16 - Every candidate is subjected to a rigid physical examination, and if there is found to exist in him any of the following causes of disqualification to such a degree as would immediately or at no very distant period impair his efficiency, he is rejected: 1.
Page 151 - ... I, AB, do solemnly swear that I will support the Constitution of the United States, and bear true allegiance to the National Government; that- I will maintain and defend the sovereignty of the United States...

Bibliographic information