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 - 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 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 162 - Columbia shall have been lost, damaged. or destroyed. or becoming unserviceable or unsuitable by use in service or from any other cause, it shall be examined by a disinterested surveying officer of the...
Page 157 - States, shall be exempt from militia duty without regard to age, and all persons who because of religious belief shall claim exemption from military service, if the conscientious holding of such belief by such person shall be established under such regulations as the President shall prescribe, shall be exempted from militia service in a combatant capacity; but no person so exempted shall be exempt from militia service in any capacity that the President shall declare to be noncombatant.
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 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 158 - That the sum so apportioned among the several States, Territories, and the District of Columbia shall be available under such rules as may be prescribed by the Secretary of War for the actual and necessary expenses incurred by officers and enlisted men of the Regular Army when traveling on duty in connection with the National Guard...
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...

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