Veterans' Preference Oversight Hearings: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Civil Service of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, October 4 and 5, 1977

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Page 35 - Persons honorably discharged from the military or naval service by reason of disability resulting from wounds or sickness incurred in the line of duty, shall be preferred for appointments to civil offices, provided they are found to possess the business capacity necessary for the proper discharge of the duties of such offices.
Page 46 - The Congress of the United States declares that it is the policy of the United States and the purpose of this Act to promote world peace and friendship through a Peace Corps, which shall make available to interested countries and areas...
Page 29 - I believe that the Federal Government, functioning in its capacity as an employer, should take the lead in assuring those who are in the armed services that when they return special consideration will be given to them in their efforts to obtain employment. It is absolutely impossible to take millions of our young men out of their normal pursuits for the purpose of fighting to preserve the Nation, and then expect them to resume their normal activities without having any special consideration shown...
Page 35 - Provided, That In making any reduction of force in any of the executive departments,' the head of such department shall retain those persons who may be equally qualified who have been honorably discharged from the military or naval service of the United States, and the widows and orphans of deceased soldiers and sailors.
Page 29 - Commission shall certify, from the top of the appropriate register, or employment list, of eligibles, a number of names sufficient to permit the nominating or appointing officer to consider three names in connection with each vacancy.
Page 29 - Resolved. By the National Executive Committee of The American Legion in regular meeting assembled in Indianapolis. Indiana, on May 4-5, 1977, that The American legion strenuously oppose any expansion in the present "rule of three" system as stipulated in the Veterans
Page 44 - We appreciate this opportunity to appear before you today to offer our views on the transportation needs of rural America.
Page 29 - The nominating or appointing officer shall make selection for each vacancy from not more than the highest three names available for appointment on such certification, unless objection shall be made, and sustained by the...
Page 69 - There is no question but that women could do a lot of things in the military service. So could men in wheelchairs. But you couldn't expect the services to want a whole company of people in wheelchairs.
Page 89 - Thank you for this opportunity to share our views and we look forward to working with you.

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