Hearings on H.R. 4367 and H.R. 6688: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Compensation, Pension, Insurance, and Memorial Affairs of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session, Re Measures which Would Limit Veterans Benefits and Services, April 22 and 28, 1980

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Page 236 - I, AB, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America; that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the rules and articles of war.
Page 46 - Active duty" means full-time duty In the active military service of the United States. It includes duty on the active list, full-time training duty, annual training duty, and attendance, while in the active military service, at a school designated as a service school by law or by the Secretary of the military department concerned. (23) "Active duty for a period of more than 30 days" means active duty under a call or order that does not specify a period of 30 days or less.
Page 269 - 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 225 - Secretary, depending upon the applicable statute, may drop from the rolls of the armed force any officer, Regular or Reserve, (1 ) who has been absent without authority for at least 3 months, or (2) who is sentenced to confinement in a Federal or State penitentiary or correctional institution...
Page 269 - That section provides, in pertinent part, that the discharge of any person on the ground that he was a conscientious objector who refused to perform military duty or refused to wear the uniform or otherwise to comply with lawful orders of competent military authority, shall bar all rights (except government insurance) of such person under laws administered by the Veterans Administration based upon the period of service from which discharged or dismissed.
Page 227 - An officer serving on active duty, pursuant to an active-duty agreement executed in accordance with 10 USC 679, may not be released from active duty, without his consent, during the period of the agreement because of a reduction in personnel strength, unless his release is recommended by a board of officers. In such instances, a hearing is not required.
Page 243 - Veteran" means a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable. For compensation and dependency and indemnity compensation the term "veteran" includes a person who died in active service.
Page 269 - ... shall bar all rights (except government insurance) of such person under laws administered by the Veterans Administration based upon the period of service from which discharged or dismissed. The only exception is in cases in which it is established, to the satisfaction of the Administrator, that the member was insane.
Page 269 - ... forces, or the discharge of any such person on the ground that he was a conscientious objector who refused to perform military duty or refused to wear the uniform or otherwise to comply with lawful orders of competent military authority, or as...
Page 225 - President may at any time drop from the rolls of any armed force any officer who has been absent without authority from his place of duty for a period of three months or more, or who, having been found guilty by the civil authorities of any offense, is finally sentenced to confinement in a Federal or State penitentiary or .correctional Institution.

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