Promotion and Retirement: Hearings Before the Committee on Military Affairs and Subcommittee No. 8, House of Representatives, Seventieth Congress, First Session. March 21, 1928, April 4, 23, 24, and 30, 1928

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Page 217 - Fourth, persons to be appointed as captains or lieutenants under the provisions of section 24, hereof, shall be placed according to commissioned service rendered prior to November 11, 1918, among the officers referred to in the next preceding clause; and where such commissioned service is equal, officers now in the Regular Army shall precede persons to be appointed under the provisions of this Act, and the latter shall be arranged according to age.
Page 140 - Regular, provisional, or temporary forces, except service under a reserve commission while in attendance at a school or camp for the training of candidates for commission...
Page 55 - That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, directed to investigate and study the alleged injustices which exist in the promotion list of the Army and to submit to Congress on the second Monday in December, 1926, this study, together with his recommendations for changes, if any, in the present promotion list. Sec.
Page 1 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War shall cause to be prepared an Air Corps promotion list on which shall be placed the names of all officers of the Air Corps of the Regular Army below the grade of colonel. The names on this list shall be arranged in the same relative order that they now...
Page 68 - Hereafter in computing the length of service for retirement credit shall be given soldiers for double the time...
Page 40 - I wish you would put a statement in the record showing how many planes you will have and how many types of planes you propose to equip the ships with.
Page 145 - ... in the Regular Army or the Philippine Scouts, if continuous to the present time, shall be counted as having begun on the date of original commission. The original promotion list shall be formed by a board of officers appointed by the Secretary of War. consisting of one colonel of each of six branches of the service in which officers are permanently commissioned under the terms of this act, and one officer who. as a member of the personnel branch of the General Staff, has made a special study...
Page 74 - I might add the steam plant is used there on the property for that purpose. (The committee thereupon went into executive session, at the conclusion of which an adjournment was taken until to-morrow, Thursday, January 27, 1927, at 10 o'clock am).
Page 140 - In determining relative rank and increase of pay for length of service, and, in the case of officers of the Regular Army, in determining rights of retirement, active duty performed while under appointment from the United States Government, whether in the Regular, provisional, or temporary forces, shall be credited to the same extent as service under a Regular Army commission.
Page 145 - All officers in the military service of the United States, and officers of the Marine Corps when detached for service with the Army by order of the President, shall be competent to serve on courts-martial for the trial of any persons who may lawfully be brought before such courts for trial.

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