Soldiers' Adjusted Compensation, 1924: Hearings...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1924 - 189 pages
Considers (68) H.R. 744, (68) S. 2309.
 

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Page 34 - ... and will meet an urgent need. As hereinbefore indicated, this bill has the unanimous endorsement of the Secretary of War, Secretary of the Navy, the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs, and the Bureau of the Budget. Enactment of the proposed legislation is also recommended by the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Disabled American Veterans of the World War, and the Fleet Reserve Association. The bill is equitable...
Page 45 - Government owes an obligation to all service men and women to relieve the financial disadvantages incidental to their military service an obligation second only to that of caring for the disabled and for the widows and orphans of those who sacrificed their lives, and one already acknowledged by our allies...
Page 131 - I ask unanimous consent that the gentleman be allowed to proceed for 5 additional minutes.
Page 124 - Whereas, the question of adjustment of compensation or extra pay for service men and women was pending before Congress at the time the national convention of the American Legion in Minneapolis, November, 1919: and " Whereas, the American Legion in national convention assembled, left with confidence the discharge of this obligation to Congress ; and " Whereas, no definite action looking to...
Page 160 - That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to perform any and all acts 'and to make such rules and regulations as may be necessary and proper for the purpose of carrying the provisions of this act into full force and effect.
Page 124 - War; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state, and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom, and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
Page 97 - The CHAIRMAN. The committee will recess until 10 o'clock to-morrow morning. (Thereupon, at 12 o'clock noon, the committee adjourned until tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16, 1926, at 10 o'clock, am) HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON ROADS, Tuesday, February 16, 1926. The committee met at 10 o'clock am, HOn. Cassius C.
Page 45 - ... the necessary money for including in the 6-month training program 110,000 trainees, and that the Defense Department be called upon to issue the necessary administrative orders to provide for the training of this number, and that this size of the 6-month training program be constantly maintained; and be it further Resolved, That the American Legion in national convention assembled in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., August 24-27, 1959, take the necessary action to see that the above objectives are...
Page 100 - ... operating, so far as juvenile delinquency is concerned, but they would have the responsibility of administering the plan, per se. Those are the recommendations of the National Conference of Superintendents of Training Schools, and they have asked me to say that for them and that that is their opinion. Now, so far as I am personally concerned, I do not believe that a single State agency should administer this plan, regardless of what State agency it is, because I, too, feel that it would be impossible...
Page 124 - Therefore be it obligation to all service men and women to relieve the financial disadvantages incidental to their military service an obligation second only to that of caring for the disabled and for the widows and orphans of those who sacrificed their lives and one already acknowledged by our allies but the American Legion feels that it can not ask for legislation in its selfish interest, and leaves with confidence to the Congress the discharge of this obligation.

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