Army Appropriation Bill, 1918: Hearings Before the Committee on Military Affairs, House of Representatives, Sixty-fourth Congress, Second Session. December 6, 1916, to January 15, 1917
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1917 - 1235 pages
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additional Adjutant allowance amount ANTHONY appropriation approved Artillery authorized BAKER Barracks bill buildings called camps Cavalry cents CHAIRMAN Chief clothing commander committee construction Corps cost Cost fiscal course CROZIER Current defense Department depots detailed division duty Engineers enlisted equipment estimate Estimate fiscal expenses field figures fiscal year 1916 Fort funds give Government grade horses Hospital increase Infantry instruction issued June KAHN lieutenants McCAiN MCKELLAR ment military month National Guard necessary needed officers Ordnance organizations Philippine Islands posts practically present strength privates purchase Quartermaster Corps quarters question quirements receive recruiting reference regiments Regular Army repair Reserve retired schools SCOTT second increment Secretary sergeants SHARPE showing Signal Staff stations struction submitted supplies TILSON tion Total transportation troops United
Page 742 - Army and its state of preparation for military operations; to render professional aid and assistance to the Secretary of War and to general officers and other superior commanders, and to act as their agents in informing and coordinating the action of all the different officers who are subject under the terms of this act to the supervision of 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 624 - ... and means of production, and availability of military supplies; the giving of information to producers and manufacturers as to the class of supplies needed by the military and other services of the government, the requirements relating thereto, and the creation of relations which will render possible in time of need the immediate concentration and utilization of the resources of the nation.
Page 282 - Provided ^ That such compensation shall be computed upon the basis of the tariff or lower special rates for like transportation performed for the public at large, and shall be accepted as in full for all demands for such service...
Page 635 - ... institutions where one or more units of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps are maintained.
Page 639 - Institutions applying for such detail that are required to provide instruction in military tactics under the provisions of the act of Congress of July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, donating lands for the establishment of colleges where the leading object shall be the practical instruction of the industrial classes in agriculture and the mechanic arts...
Page 624 - 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 o? defense; the coordination of military, industrial, and commercial purposes in...
Page 839 - 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 316 - On and after July first, nineteen hundred and sixteen, an enlisted man when discharged from the service, except by way of punishment for an offense, shall receive 3 J cents per mile from the place of his discharge to the place of his acceptance for enlistment, enrollment, or original muster into the service, at his option: Provided, That for sea travel on discharge transportation and subsistence only shall be furnished to enlisted men.