1953 Legislative Programs of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, American Veterans of Worl War II, and United Spanish War Veterans ...: Hearings ... February 10 and 17, 1953

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Page 56 - Government may, with the consent of the head of such department or agency, be assigned to assist the Commission in carrying out its functions. The Commission may, with the consent of the head of any other department or agency of the Government, utilize the facilities and services of such department or agency in carrying out the functions of the Commission.
Page 88 - All public laws granting medical or hospital treatment, domiciliary care, compensation and other allowances, pensions, disability allowance, or retirement pay to veterans and the dependents of veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection, and...
Page 58 - In the case of any veteran who engaged in combat with the enemy in active service with a military, naval, or air organization of the United States during a period of war...
Page 56 - The Board shall initiate studies of and analyze and review the hospital, convalescent, and domiciliary activities and programs developed and operated by all departments and establishments for the purpose of — "(a) Preventing the overlapping and duplication of services and overbuilding of facilities. "(6) Insuring the most efficient and complete utilization of the total services and facilities of the Federal...
Page 58 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America m Congress assembled, That the Administrator of Veterans...
Page 58 - ... aggravation of such injury or disease, if consistent with the circumstances, conditions, or hardships of such service, notwithstanding the fact that there is no official record of such incurrence or aggravation in such service, and, to that end, shall resolve every reasonable doubt in favor of such veteran...
Page 56 - Board") to be composed by the Attorney General of the United States, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Interior, the Director of the Bureau of the Budget, the Federal Security Administrator, the Administrator of General Services Administration, and the Administrator of Veterans
Page 58 - ... where a veteran is seeking service connection for any disability due consideration shall be given to the places, types,, and circumstances of his service as shown by his service record, the official history of each organization in which he served, his medical records, and all pertinent medical and lay evidence.
Page 90 - VETERANS' AFFAIRS, Washington, DC The committee met, pursuant to notice, at 10:30 am, Hon. Edith Nourse Rogers (chairman) presiding. The CHAIRMAN. The committee will please come to order. We have with us this morning Colonel McCollum.
Page 47 - Administration out of the payments to be made under the judgment or decree at a rate not exceeding one-tenth of each of such payments until paid; except that, in a suit brought by or on behalf of an insured during his lifetime for waiver of premiums on account of total disability, the court, as part of its judgment or decree, shall determine and allow a reasonable fee to be paid by the insured to his attorney. (h) The term "claim...

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