Annual Reports of the War Department, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

Front Cover
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916
0 Reviews
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 75 - SEC. 2. That the duties of the General Staff Corps shall be to prepare plans for the national defense and for the mobilization of the military forces in time of war; to investigate and report upon all questions affecting the efficiency of the 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...
Page 81 - Its principal duties are to prepare plans for the national defense and for the mobilization of the military forces in time of war; to investigate and report upon all questions affecting the efficiency of the 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...
Page 75 - ... the efficiency of the 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...
Page 38 - ... 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 910 - The governor of each State and Territory and the commanding general of the National Guard of the. District of Columbia...
Page 204 - ... shall be punished by a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars, or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years, or *by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.
Page 69 - ... officers may be temporarily assigned to duty with any branch of the Army. Upon being relieved from duty in the General Staff Corps...
Page 809 - Vickers to be the better of these two; that up to the present time it has not been possible to procure a supply of Vickers guns.
Page 288 - ... made, the Secretary of War is hereby authorized and directed to collect or copy and classify, with a view to publication, the scattered military records of the Revolutionary War, including all troops acting under State authority, and the Secretary of the Navy is hereby authorized and directed to collect or copy and classify, with a view to publication, the scattered naval records of the Revolutionary War.
Page 75 - ... of Engineers, and the Signal Corps, and shall perform such other military duties not otherwise assigned by law as may be assigned to him by the President. Duties now prescribed by statute for the Commanding General of the Army as a member of the Board of Ordnance and Fortification and of the Board of Commissioners of the Soldiers' Home shall be performed by the Chief of Staff or other officer designated by the President.

Bibliographic information