Official Army Register

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910

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Page 587 - That the President is authorized to appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, three persons, not more than two of whom shall be adherents of the same party, as Civil Service Commissioners, and said three commissioners shall constitute the United States Civil Service Commission.
Page 586 - ... be filled by promotion as provided in this section, it shall be filled by detail from the line of the Army, and no more permanent appointments shall be made in those departments or corps after the original vacancies created by this Act shall have been filled.
Page 4 - Congress assembled, * * * SEC. 2. That in every Official Army Register hereafter issued, the lineal rank of all officers of the line of the Army shall be given separately for the different arms of the service; and if the officer be promoted from the ranks, or shall have served in the Volunteer Army, either as an enlisted man or officer, his service as a private and noncommissioned officer shall be given, and in addition thereto the record of his service as volunteer.
Page 586 - Corps, including those appointed to original vacancies in the grades of captain and first lieutenant under the provisions of sections sixteen, seventeen, twenty-one,- and twenty-four of this Act, they shall be promoted according to seniority in the several grades, as now provided by law, and nothing herein contained shall be deemed to apply to vacancies which can be filled by such promotions or to the periods...
Page 587 - That all persons who may hereafter be appointed as chaplains shall have the grade, pay, and allowances of first lieutenant, mounted, until they shall have completed seven years of service.
Page 586 - Adjutant-General's Department, the Inspector-General's Department, the Quartermaster's Department, the Subsistence Department, the Pay Department, the Ordnance Department, and the Signal Corps, including...
Page 587 - ... hospital ships; an entirely new set of illustrations replacing those of the old regulations, which were very defective; a few changes of method in the line of improvement, and the correction of errors. MEDICAL DEPARTMENT. The act to increase the efficiency of the Medical Department of the US Army, approved April 23, 1908, provides that the Medical Department shall consist of a Medical Corps, and a Medical Reserve Corps; and the Hospital Corps, the nurse corps, and dental surgeons as now authorized...
Page 587 - The Secretary of War is authorized to select from the sergeants of the line of the Army who shall have faithfully served therein five years, three years of which in the grade of noncommissioned officers...
Page 586 - All officers so detailed shall serve for a period of four years, at the expiration of which time they shall return to duty with the line, and officers below the rank of lieutenant-colonel shall not again be eligible for selection in any staff department until they shall have served two years with the line.
Page 586 - That details to the Ordnance Department under the provisions of the act of February second, nineteen hundred and one. may be made from the Army at large from the grade in which the vacancy exists, or from the grade below...

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