F.A.C.O.T.S.: The Story of the Field Artillery Central Officers Training School, Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky

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Page 58 - Each gun or howitzer battery shall consist of one captain, two first lieutenants, two second lieutenants, one first sergeant, one supply sergeant, one stable sergeant, one mess sergeant...
Page 23 - They were required to attend these camps, either as instructors or students, as authorized in section 38 of the national defense act, and were subject to regrading or to discharge, in line with the policy adopted by the War Department to commission officers on the basis of demonstrated ability after three months' observation and training in officers
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Page 21 - ... camps, one at Gettysburg and one at Monterey, in the spring of 1913. "The object of these camps is not in any way one of military aggrandizement, but a means of meeting a vital need confronting a peaceful, unmilitary, though warlike nation, to preserve that desired peace and prosperity by the best known precaution...
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Page 21 - War has decided to hold two experimental military camps of instruction for students of educational institutions during the coming summer vacation period. Should these camps prove a success, it is intended to hold them annually, one in each of the four sections of the country. 2. The object of these camps is, primarily, to increase the present inadequate personnel of the trained military reserve of the United States by a class of men from whom, in time of a national emergency, a large proportion of...
Page 77 - This was fixed primarily upon the number of hours devoted to the subject, with modifications dictated by consideration as to the relative importance of the subjects as field artillery essentials. "4. Upon a count of 100, the weighting is as follows: Administration, 2 ; Care and Training of Horses, 5 ; Communication, 6; Conduct of Fire, 12; Dismounted Drill, 4; Driving, 6; Field Gunnery, 10; Fire Discipline, 10; Gun Squad Drill, 2; Materiel, 7; Pistol Drill and Guard Duty, 2; Reconnaissance, 10; Re-drill,...
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