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OF THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON

CARD DMISION
COMPENSATION AND PENSIONS
.S. Corvuress, House.
-; COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NINETIETH CONGRESS 2.

FIRST SESSION

ON

BILLS RELATED TO THE NON-SERVICE-CONNECTED PENSION
PROGRAM AND BILLS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL WARTIME

BENEFITS FOR VETERANS OF THE VIETNAM CONFLICT

MARCH 2, 3, AND 6, 1967

37-6002

Printed for the use of the Committee on Veterans Affairs

Pages of all hearings are numbered cumulatively to permit a
comprehensive index at the end of the Congress. Page num-
bers lower than those in this hearing refer to other legislation.

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COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS

OLIN E. TEAGUE, Texas, Chairman W. J. BRYAN DORN, South Carolina

E. ROSS ADAIR, Indiana JAMES A. HALEY, Florida

WILLIAM H. AYRES, Ohio WALTER S. BARING, Nevada

PAUL A. FINO, New York ROBERT A. EVERETT, Tennessee

JOHN P. SAYLOR, Pennsylvania THADDEUS J. DULSKI, New York

CHARLES M. TEAGUE, California HORACE R. KORNEGAY, North Carolina SEYMOUR HALPERN, New York RAY ROBERTS, Texas

JOHN J. DUNCAN, Tennessee GEORGE E. BROWN, JR., California

THEODORE R. KUPFERMAN, New York DAVID E. SATTERFIELD III, Virginia JOHN PAUL HAMMERSCHMIDT, HENRY HELSTOSKI, New Jersey

Arkansas JOSEPH Y. RESNICK, New York

WILLIAM LLOYD SCOTT, Virginia JAMES M. HANLEY, New York

MARGARET M. HECKLER, Massachusetta ROMAN C. PUCINSKI, IUinois

OLIVER E. MEADOWS, Staf Director

SUBCOMMITTEES (Chairman and Ranking Minority Member ex officio Members of all Subcommittees)

COMPENSATION AND PENSION

W. J. BRYAN DORN, South Carolina, Chairman HORACE R. KORNEGAY

PAUL A. FINO RAY ROBERTS

JOHN P. SAYLOR JAMES M. HANLEY

WILLIAM LLOYD SCOTT

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

GEORGE E. BROWN, JR., California, Chairman THADDEUS J. DULSKI

SEYMOUR HALPERN WALTER S. BARING

CHARLES M. TEAGUE W. J. BRYAN DORN

JOHN J. DUNCAN HENRY HELSTOSKI

WILLIAM H. AYRES JOSEPH Y. RESNICK

THEODORE R. KUPFERMAN JAMES M. HANLEY

WILLIAM LLOYD SCOTT ROMAN C. PUCINSKI

HOSPITALS

JAMES A. HALEY, Florida, Chair WALTER S. BARING

JOHN J. DUNCAN ROBERT A. EVERETT

WILLIAM H. AYRES THADDEUS J. DULSKI

PAUL A. FINO RAY ROBERTS

JOHN P. SAYLOR GEORGE E. BROWN, JR.

CHARLES M. TEAGUE W. J. BRYAN DORN

SEYMOUR HALPERN DAVID E. SATTERFIELD III

THEODORE R. KUPFERMAN ROMAN C. PUCINSKI

JOHN PAUL HAMMERSCHMIDT

HOUSING

WALTER S. BARING, Nevada, Chairman RAY ROBERTS

WILLIAM H. AYRES DAVID E. SATTERFIELD III

PAUL A. FINO HENRY HELSTOSKI

SEYMOUR HALPERN
JOSEPH Y. RESNICK

JOHN J. DUNCAN
MARGARET M. HECKLER

INSURANCE

ROBERT A. EVERETT, Tennessee, Chairman HORACE R. KORNEGAY

JOHN P. SAYLOR GEORGE E. BROWN, JR.

JOHN PAUL HAMMERSCHMIDT HENRY HELSTOSKI

MARGARET M. HECKLER

II

81 sud

CONTENTS

Page
Adair, Hon. E. Ross---

282–284, 289, 290
American Expeditionary Forces of 1917–1919: Dwyer, Mike, National
Legislative Director---

219–225
American Legion :
Golembieski, Edward H., Deputy Director, National Rehabilitation
Commission

229-240

Mattingly, Charles E., Assistant Director, National Legislative Com-

mission

229, 240

American Veterans of World War II (See: AMVETS)

AMVETS: Anderson, Leo, National Commander---

266, 267

Anderson, Leo (See: AMVETS)

Baring, Hon. Walter S.

202

Bennett, Howard L. (See: Paralyzed Veterans of America)

Bills considered, Compensation and Pension Subcommittee:

Analyses, by Veterans Administration.

273–279

Text of bills.

5-172

Carter, Hon. Tim Lee---

191, 192

Committee Staff :
Meadows, Oliver E., Staff Director_

218, 219, 254
Patterson, Edwin B., Counsel...

226

Compensation and Pension Subcommittee:

Bills considered

5-172

Chairman (See: Dorn, Hon. W. J. Bryan)

Cone, Mrs. Mary (See: United Spanish American War Veterans)

Cramer, Hon. William C.

195–197

Disabled American Veterans:
Flaherty, William J., Assistant Director of Legislation.

260_266
Huber, Charles L., National Director of Legislation.

260, 263

Dole, Hon. Bob.--.

181-184

Dorn, Hon. W. J. Bryan..

1,
172–176, 178–181, 184, 185, 187, 188, 190–195, 197, 208, 211, 217–219,
223, 225–229, 236, 240, 241, 243, 245, 248-250, 252–254, 256–260,

263, 265, 266, 268, 269, 279, 283, 284, 286, 290, 294, 296, 297.

Driver, William J. (See: Veterans' Administration)

Dulski, Hon. Thaddeus J---

184, 185

Duncan, Hon. John J..

175, 218, 219

Dwyer, Mike (See: American Expeditionary Forces of 1917–1919)

Edmondson, Hon. Ed..

201

Fino, Hon. Paul A.-

175, 217, 225

Flaherty, William J. (See: Disabled American Veterans)

Flynt, Hon. John J., Jr.--.

192

Gerald, J. Bates (See: Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A., Inc.)

Giaimo, Hon. Robert N--

207, 208

Golembieski, Edward H. (See: American Legion)

Gray, Hon, Kenneth J.--

178–179

Griffiths, Hon. Martha W-

197

Gurney, Hon. Edward J..

187, 188

Halpern, Hon. Seymour--

186, 187

Hanley, Hon. James M.-

175, 218, 225

Herlong, Hon. A. Sydney

206

Hosmer, Hon. Craig-

201, 202

Huber, Charles L. (See: Disabled American Veterans)

Hutchinson, Sam C. (See: United Spanish American War Veterans)

Jones, Norman M. (See: Veterans of Foreign Wars)

Johnson, Hon. Lyndon B., President of the United States, Message from.- 1-5

Kelly, Hon. Edna F...

190, 191

Kornegay, Hon. Horace R----

174, 217, 223–226, 279-283, 294, 296

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