Uniform Pensions for Indian War Veterans: Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Veterans Affairs, House of Representatives, Eighty-second Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 5717, to Provide Uniform Rates of Pension for Veterans of the Indian Wars. January 15, 1952

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Page 712 - That all persons who served ninety days or more in the military or naval service of the United States during the late war of the rebellion and who have been honorably discharged therefrom, and who are now or who may hereafter be suffering from a mental or physical disability of a permanent character not the result of their own vicious habits...
Page 711 - March 4 ; 1917, even though such campaign was of less than thirty days' duration, in any military organization, whether such person was regularly mustered into the service of the United States or not, but whose service was under the authority or by the approval of the United States or any State or Territory in any Indian war or campaign, or in connection with, or in the zone of, any active Indian hostilities in...
Page 712 - War veteran, under existing service pension laws, and who is now or hereafter may become, by reason of age or physical or mental disabilities, helpless or blind or so nearly helpless or blind as to require the regular aid and attendance of another person, shall be entitled to and shall be paid a pension at the rate of $100 per month.
Page 711 - USC 381-1), shall be $103 unless such veteran is now or hereafter becomes on account of age or physical or mental disabilities, helpless or blind, or so nearly helpless or blind as to need or require the regular aid and attendance of another person, in which event the monthly rate shall be $136.
Page 711 - ... of the Indian wars through the establishment of minimum rates of pension. Section 1 of the act of March 3, 1927 (44 Stat. 1361), as amended (38 USC 381), authorizes the payment of pension to veterans of the Indian wars based on disability or age. Such pension is payable to any veteran who served for 30 days or more in any Indian war or campaign (or during the entire period of a campaign lasting less than 30 days), or in connection with or in the zone of active Indian hostilities, from January...
Page 712 - There is also a small number of veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Philippine Insurrection and the Boxer Rebellion, who are being paid pensions for non-service-connected disability under the provisions of part III of Veterans Regulation No.
Page 713 - It requires a clear recognition that many of the needs of our veterans and their dependents can be met bes^ through the general programs serving the whole population.

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