National Cemetery Policy: Hearings Before the United States House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, Subcommittee on National Parks, Eighty-Seventh Congress, Second Session, on Mar. 5-7, 1962
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1962 - National cemeteries - 163 pages
Committee Serial No. 18. Reviews eligibility requirements for burial in national cemeteries and considers proposals for additional cemetery acreage in various states.
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Page 44 - veteran" means a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released therefrom under conditions other than dishonorable.
Page 44 - Administration facilities, may furnish domiciliary care to — (1) A veteran who was discharged or released from the active military, naval, or air service for a disability incurred or aggravated in line of duty, or...
Page 19 - Chairman, Subcommittee on National Parks, House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs...
Page 58 - In addition to the foregoing, when such a death occurs In the continental United States or Hawaii, the Administrator shall transport the body to the place of burial In the continental United States or Hawaii. Where such a death occurs In a Territory, a Commonwealth, or a possession of the United States, the Administrator shall transport the body to the place of burial within such Territory, Commonwealth, or possession.
Page 43 - ... a board of managers of an establishment for the care and relief of the disabled volunteers of the United States Army, to be known by the name and style of " The National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers...
Page 43 - ... the president of the United States; the chief justice of the Supreme Court; the president of the senate; the speaker of the House of Representatives; and the presidents of the following institutions, viz.: Harvard University, Yale University, Columbia University.
Page 101 - ... do not need this compensation, and this situation is met by the clause in the bill which provides that before the adjustment is made that application must be made for it. On the other hand, the great majority, and particularly the private soldier, does need the relief, and it should be granted. As a member of the national executive committee of the American Legion I come as a representative of the service men of North Dakota. Telegrams and letters sent to me from practically every post in the...
Page 77 - OF THE COMMITTEE ON INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS, Washington, DC The subcommittee met, pursuant to adjournment, at 9 :55 am, in the committee room, 1324 Longworth House Office Building, Hon.