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SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE
UNITED STATES SENATE
H. R. 7268
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CIVIL FUNCTIONS
ENDING JUNE 30, 1953
Printed for the use of the Committee on Appropriations
WASHINGTON : 1952
SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS
KENNETH MCKELLAR, Tennessee, Chairman CARL HAYDEN, Arizona
WILLIAM F. KNOWLAND, California RICHARD B. RUSSELL, Georgia
MILTON R. YOUNG, North Dakota ALLEN J. ELLENDER, Louisiana
GUY CORDON, Oregon JOHN L. MCCLELLAN, Arkansas
EDWARD J. THYE, Minnesota A. WILLIS ROBERTSON, Virginia
ZALES N. ECTON, Montana
Ex OFFICIO MEMBERS FROM PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE SPESSARD L. HOLLAND, Florida
HARRY P. CAIN, Washington JOHN C. STENNIS, Mississippi
EVERARD H. SMITH, Clerk
CIVIL FUNCTIONS, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1952
UNITED STATES SENATE,
Washington, D. C. The subcommittee met at 2:30 p. m., pursuant to call, in room F-39, the Capitol, Hon. Kenneth McKellar (chairman) presiding.
Present: Senators McKellar, Ellender, McClellan, Young, Cordon, and Ecton. Also present: Senator Stennis.
CORPS OF ENGINEERS
RIVERS, HARBORS, AND FLOOD CONTROL
OFFICE OF CHIEF OF ENGINEERS
STATEMENTS OF LT. GEN. LEWIS A. PICK, CHIEF OF ENGI
NEERS; BRIG. GEN. C. H. CHORPENING, ASSISTANT CHIEF OF ENGINEERS FOR CIVIL WORKS; COL. W. D. MILNE, DEPUTY CHIEF OF CIVIL WORKS FOR RIVERS AND HARBORS; COL. WRIGHT HIATT, DEPUTY CHIEF OF CIVIL WORKS FOR FLOOD CONTROL; LT. COL. E. C. PAULES, DEPUTY CHIEF OF CIVIL WORKS FOR POWER; AND MR. STUART H. D. FREED, BUDGET ANALYST. MR. G. L. BEARD, CHIEF, PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DIVISION; AND MR. K. J. BOUSQUET, CHIEF, PROJECT PROGRAMS BRANCH
FLOODS THROUGHOUT THE NATION
Chairman McKELLAR. We will come to order, gentlemen.
General Pick. Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, I have a short opening statement that I would like to make at this time.
Chairman MCKELLAR. All right, sir.
General Pick. It is a pleasure to again appear before you in support of the Army civil functions program.
In preparing the 1953 budget estimate, my policy has again been directed toward coordinating the civil works of the Corps of Engineers with the over-all defense effort.
As you recall, when I appeared before you last year the Nation was suffering from a catastrophic flood in the Middle West, and many of