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ARMY APPROPRIATIONS, 1955

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS UNITED STATES SENATE EIGHTY-THIRD CONGRESS SECOND SESSION

ON

H. R. 8367 MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CIVIL FUNCTIONS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY FOR THE FISCAL YEAR

ENDING JUNE 30, 1955

Printed for the use of the Committee on Appropriations

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1954

SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS

WILLIAM F. KNOWLAND, California, Chairman MILTON R. YOUNG, North Dakota

CARL HAYDEN, Arizona GUY CORDON, Oregon

RICHARD B. RUSSELL, Georgia EDWARD J. THYE, Minnesota

ALLEN J. ELLENDER, Louisiana KARL E. MUNDT, South Dakota

JOHN L. MCCLELLAN, Arkansas HENRY C. DWORSHAK, Idaho

A. WILLIS ROBERTSON, Virginia Chairman STYLES BRIDGES, New Hampshire,

Ex Officio

Ex OFFICIO MEMBERS FROM PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE EDWARD MARTIN, Pennsylvania

SPESSARD L HOLLAND, Florida FRANCIS CASE, South Dakota

KENNETH J. BOUSQUET, Clerk to Subcommittee
II

CIVIL FUNCTIONS, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY,

APPROPRIATIONS, 1955

MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 1954

UNITED STATES SENATE,
SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS,

Washington, D.O. The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 10:30 a. m., in room F-39, the Capitol, Hon. Milton R. Young, presiding.

Present: Senators Knowland (chairman of the subcommittee), Young, Dworshak, Hayden, and Robertson.

CIVIL FUNCTIONS

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, OFFICE OF THE QUARTERMASTER GENERAL

STATEMENTS OF MAJ. GEN. K. L. HASTINGS, THE ACTING THE QUARTERMASTER GENERAL; BRIG. GEN. A. B. DENNISTON, QUARTERMASTER CORPS COMPTROLLER; COL. JOHN D. MARTZ, JR., CHIEF, MEMORIAL DIVISION; COL. WALTER P. SCOGGINS, ASSISTANT TO CHIEF, MEMORIAL DIVISION; AND CHARLES J. DORMAN, CHIEF, OPERATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS SECTION, CEMETERY BRANCH

CLASSIFICATION SCHEDULES

Amounts available for obligation

1953 actual

1954 estimate 1955 estimate

$4, 160,000

$5, 107,000

$6, 635,000

3, 586

Appropriation or estimate..
Reimbursements from other accounts..

Total available for obligation..
Unobligated balance, estimated savings..

Obligations incurred.

4, 163, 586
-37, 537

5, 107,000

5, 635,000

4, 126, 049

5, 107,000

5, 635,000

Obligations by activities

Description

1953 actual 1954 estimate 1955 estimate

1. Procurement of headstones..
2. Construction and acquisition of land
3. Maintenance and operation...
4. Administration..

Obligations incurred.

$1, 273, 338

79, 691 2, 277, 804

495, 216 4, 126, 049

$2, 127,000

200,000 2, 290,000 490,000

$2,124, 000

530,000 2, 491,000

490,000 5,635,000

5, 107,000

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