Circular Relating to the Enlistment of Men for the United States Navy

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1915 - 16 pages
 

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Page 12 - If any enlisted man or apprentice, being honorably discharged, shall re-enlist for four years within four months thereafter, he shall, on presenting his honorable discharge or on accounting in a satisfactory manner for its loss, be entitled to pay during the said four months equal to that to which he would have been entitled if he had been employed in actual service...
Page 13 - ... pay to the widow of an officer or enlisted man and so forth, be amended to read as follows: "That hereafter immediately upon official notification of the death, from wounds or disease not the result of his own misconduct, of any officer or enlisted man on the active list of the...
Page 13 - ... pay at the rate received by such officer or enlisted man at the date of his death...
Page 4 - SEC. 1420. No minor under the age of fourteen years, no insane or intoxicated person, and no person who has deserted in time of war from the naval or military service of the United States, shall be enlisted in the naval service.
Page 3 - The table is given to show what is regarded as a fair standard of physical proportions and not as an absolute guide to be followed in deciding upon the acceptance...
Page 4 - ... polypi, great enlargement of the tonsils, impediment of speech, disease of heart or lungs or predisposition to such disease, enlarged abdominal organs or evidence of cirrhosis, tumors, hernia, undescended testicle, large varicocele, sarcocele, hydrocele, stricture, fistula, hemorrhoids, large varicose veins, disease of the genito-urinary organs, chronic ulcers, ingrowing nails, bad corns, large bunions, deformity of toes, loss of many teeth, or teeth generally unsound (teeth properly filled not...
Page 4 - Feeble constitution, general poor physique, or impaired general health. (b) Any disease or deformity, either congenital or acquired, that would impair efficiency, such as: Weak or deranged intellect, cutaneous disease not of a mild type, parasites of the skin or its appendages, deformity of the skull, abnormal curvature of the spine, torticollis, inequality of upper or lower...
Page 12 - ... discharge. Men holding certificates as seamen gunners are entitled to the pay prescribed for said rating and are entitled to re-enlist at any time as such at the base rate of $26 per month; but if given any other rating than that of seamen gunner, the holder of a seaman gunner's certificate shall not receive additional pay therefor, unless in continuous service.
Page 4 - That no part of this appropriation shall be expended in recruiting seamen, ordinary seamen, or apprentice seamen, unless in case of minors a certificate of birth or a verified written statement by the parents, or either of them, or in case of their death a verified written statement by the legal guardian, be first furnished to the recruiting officer, showing applicant to be of age, required by naval regulations, which shall be presented with the application for enlistment; except in cases where such...
Page 11 - States, and whose second and subsequent periods of service each folltnv next after service in the Navy that was terminated by reason of expiration of enlistment, shall receive the benefits of the increased pay named herein.

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