Military Functions, National Military Establishment Appropriation Bill for 1949: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, Second Session ...

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Page 114 - Everybody talks about it but nobody does anything about it.
Page 335 - If there is no objection we will put that in the record at this point. (The letter and statement referred to follow:) TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY, Knoxville, Tenn., April 8, 1954.
Page 13 - ... 3 ) take appropriate steps to eliminate unnecessary duplication or overlapping in the fields of procurement, supply, transportation, storage, health, and research; (4) supervise and coordinate the preparation of the budget estimates of the departments and agencies comprising the National Military Establishment; formulate and determine the budget estimates for submittal to the Bureau of the Budget; and supervise the budget programs of such departments and agencies under the applicable appropriation...
Page 13 - Defense, namely, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Munitions Board and the Research and Development Board.
Page 65 - ... such subordinate agencies as are or may be created to consider the subjects falling within the scope of the Board's responsibilities...
Page 134 - Council — (1) to assess and appraise the objectives, commitments, and risks of the United States in relation to our actual and potential military power, in the interest of national security, for the purpose of making recommendations to the President in connection therewith...
Page 65 - Establishment; (2) to plan for the military aspects of industrial mobilization; (3) to recommend assignment of procurement responsibilities among the several military services and to plan for standardization of specifications and for the greatest practicable allocation of purchase authority of technical equipment and common use items on the basis of single procurement...
Page 91 - Defense — (1) to prepare a complete and integrated program of research and development for military purposes ; to advise with regard to trends in scientific research relating to national security and the measures necessary to assure continued and increasing progress ; (3...
Page 115 - Policies for unifying, in time of war, the activities of Federal agencies and departments engaged in or concerned with production, procurement, distribution, or transportation of military or civilian supplies, materials, and products.
Page 133 - President, who is chairman, the Secretaries of State, Defense, the Army? the Navy, and the Air Force, and the Chairman of the National Security Kesources Board.

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