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The first chart (chart No. 1) attached to the back of the statement that has been placed before you, shows:
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ABOVE DATA DOES NOT INCLUDE:
MILLION NATIONAL GUARD FACILITY
APPROPRIATED IN FY 1950.
(1) The funds appropriated during fiscal years '51–55, $10 million, and
(2) Requirement for additional authorization and appropriation in fiscal year 1956 and future years to complete the Army's Reserve Forces construction program, $597 million.
The shaded areas on this chart represent funds appropriated during fiscal years '51-55, $104 million, Army total; $71 million, National Guard; and $33 million, Army Reserve.
The solid portions of the right-hand columns represent our required future authorization. This is the $597 million requirement referred to by Secretary Milton in his presentation. The $104 million already appropriated includes $18.6 million authorized and appropriated by Public Law 759, 81st Congress prior to enactment of Public Law 783, 81st Congress.
The data on the chart do not include the following funds which are not chargeable against Public Law 783, 81st Congress.
(1) $500 million capital investment by the various States prior to Public Law 783, 81st Congress.
(2) State matching funds for $297 million National Guard total facility requirement.
(3) Forty-five Army Reserve training centers constructed with $13.5 million appropriated in fiscal year 1950.
The first funds authorized for acquisition of Army Reserve training centers were the $13.5 million authorized and appropriated by Public Law 218, 81st Congress, in fiscal year 1950.
The first Federal funds authorized for National Guard armory construction were the $16 million appropriated under Public Law 783 authorization in fiscal year 1952. The Army has historically provided Federal funds for National Guard nonarmory facilities for outdoor training and facilities for storage and maintenance of United States Government material and equipment in the hands of National Guard units.
(A chart entitled "Reserve Forces Construction Program" follows:)
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The next chart attached to my statement (chart No. 2) shows, on a cumulative basis, the phasing of:
(1) Obligations of $57 million as of December 31, 1954, against the $104 million appropriated, fiscal years '51 and '55, and
(2) The authorization and appropriations required through fiscal year 1960 to complete the Reserve Forces construction program.
The next chart is entitled "Status of Projects Authorized, Fiscal years 1951-55." (The document is as follows:)
Status of projects authorized, fiscal years 1951-55, Dec. 31, 1954
This chart shows the numbers and construction status as of December 31, 1954, of the projects funded with the $104 million appropriated to date,
Of the 601 National Guard armories and 109 Army Reserve training centers, approximately 20 percent provide for joint utilization and/or construction by one or more of the other reserve components.
And I will be prepared a little later, sir, to give you a breakdown, if you desire, of that 20 percent.
Next, I would like to explain how the Department of the Army computed the estimated $597 million remaining authorization requirement.
Based on war plans approved by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Army AC of S, G-3 developed a list of National Guard and Army Reserve units which the Army will need in event of mobilization.
The Army Reserve units were then allocated to the armies who were directed to select the towns and cities in their areas where there would be sufficient numbers of participating reservists to fill the units and to "station" the units.
Based on facilities policies and space criteria published by Department of the Army, the army commanders surveyed their resultant facility requirements and submitted to the Department of the Army a plan for the stationing and bousing the Army Reserve units.
This plan indicated where existing facilities could be used and where new construction would be required.
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