Military Construction, 1954: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Eighty-third Congress, Second Session

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Page 42 - Secretary's letter in the record at this point. (The letter is as follows:) DEPARTMENT OF STATE, Washington, April 11, 1941.
Page 29 - Specific projects to be constructed with the requested appropriations require the approval of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Properties and Installations and consultation with the Armed Services Committees of the Senate and of the House. The Department of the Army on January 20, 1956, forwarded projects to be constructed with the fiscal year 1957 appropriation request to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Properties and Installations for approval.
Page 37 - Base in Illinois. The letter will be inserted in the record at this point. (The letter referred to above is as follows:) APRIL 6, 1954. CHAIRMAN, COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS, House of Representatives, Washington, DC DEAR MR. CHAIRMAN: Reference is made to the hearings held before your committee in November 1953 for the purpose of financing construction items authorized by Public Law 209, 83d Congress, for the Department of the Air Force.
Page 21 - Taber [May 26, 1947] New York City Honorable John Taber Chairman, Committee on Appropriations House of Representatives Washington, DC Dear Mr. Taber: I have your request for a memorandum on my views upon the recommendations of the War Department of $725,000,000 for food and collateral relief requirements for Germany, Japan and Korea for the next fiscal year. You have also requested that I should furnish you a memorandum upon the causes of these...
Page 21 - Eepresentatives and the Senate. In a letter from the chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations to the Secretary of Defense, dated November 25, 1953, approval of that committee was granted to the Department of the Army for the expenditure of $43,181,500 for the fiscal year 1954 public works construction program, as authorized by Public Law 209, 83d Congress. Construction projects totaling $22,090,500, including the Kings Bay ammunition terminal were either deleted or deferred by the committee....
Page 22 - trongly expressed his dissatlsfatcion with procurement practices which have resulted in so much noncompetitlve, or "sole source" procurement by the Department of Defense. He has directed that steps be taken to reduce noncompetitive procurement to the minimum. I am attaching for your information a copy of a memorandum from the Assistant Secretary of Defense (T. & L.) on this subject. 2. I am in complete agreement with the Secretary of Defense's feeling in this matter, since I am convinced that only...

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