Department of Defense Authorization for Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1989: Hearings Before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, on S. 2355 ....

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Page 305 - Grass roots organizations of volunteer business, labor, civic, and local military leaders are being developed in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The current number of volunteers is approximately 3,800.
Page 513 - Centers for Disease Control. It is responsible for tracking infectious disease, for preventive medicine measures, and for environmental and occupational health. The Naval Health Sciences Education and Training Command (HSETC) operates the Naval School of Health Sciences and Hospital Corps schools. HSETC trains medical personnel and oversees outservice and inservice training programs.
Page 451 - Thank you for the opportunity to present ROA's views on these important subjects, your support for the men and women in uniform, both active and Reserve, is sincerely appreciated. I will be happy to answer any questions you might have.
Page 292 - The request for 1989 calls for an increase to $3.5 million. This is money well-spent and it serves not only to maintain high visibility in the public mind for military service, but also to effectively portray the diversity, the challenges, and the solid value of military experience for young people today. Table 14 identifies recruiting resources by Reserve component for the three-year period of FY 1987 through FY 1989. TABLE 14 Recruiting Resources* By Reserve Component (Current $ In Millions...
Page 442 - The transfer of missions and addition of new missions is responsible for this growth. However, the ratio of full-time support personnel to unit end strength has declined from 25 percent to 20 percent. This committee has recognized the vital contribution to AFR combat capability made by military technicians and other full-time support personnel, and we urge your continued support for growth in this essential infrastructure. The Congress and the Administration agreed in a budget compromise in November...
Page 451 - FICA, was providing an unreduced annuity for his or her survivors. Under the new system the survivor of a Reservist who had no social security credits based upon military service will still suffer an annuity reduction from 55% to 35% at age 62. We believe that this arbitrary formula unjustly impacts on this...
Page 174 - We are continuing our efforts to ensure all our personnel receive factual information — that they know what the disease is, how it is transmitted, and What they can do to protect themselves. It is this education process which will help each naval member to counter the myths and dispel the misconceptions about the disease. Programs are being implemented to educate our health care workers to prevent their exposure, including providing the Center for Disease Control (CDC) AIDS/HTLV-III pamphlet to...
Page 295 - Administration, but most of these have been resolved. Selected Reserve Retention As I observed earlier, annual Selected Reserve enlisted accessions increased nearly 8.0% between 1980 and 1987, while enlisted end strength increased 33%. The growth in end strength not resulting from recruiting is due to increased retention. Reenlistment bonuses are paid to reservists serving in designated critical military skills or units. Members are authorized to receive up to $2,500 for a three-year reenlistment...
Page 323 - This reflects a readiness improvement of 2% and 4} respectively in these measured resource areas. This increase in readiness resulted from intensive readiness management efforts and, to some degree, the dedicated procurement initiatives. These figures include 257 units temporarily not ready because they are undergoing Department of the Army directed restructure or modernization actions. The most current MICAF (Measuring Improved Capability of Army Forces) report (FY 86), which measures the increased...
Page 438 - Guard service attractive. Incentive Programs are a must. The Army Continuing Education System (ACES) provides various educational opportunities to enlisted soldiers and commissioned officers who attend school part-time (eg, high school completion and part-time post-secondary school) and are not covered by the Montgomery GI Bill. Commissioned officers incur a four year Selected Reserve service obligation following the last ACFS supported class.

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