Survivor Benefits and Insurance: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Veterans' Legislation..., 93-1, on S. 1471, S. 1479, S. 1650, S. 2003, S. 2186, S. 2533, July 10, 1969
1969 - 111 pages
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Page 53 - I of this regulation, if the disability resulted from an injury or disease received in line of duty (1) as a direct result of armed conflict, or (2) while engaged in extra hazardous service, including such service under conditions simulating war, or (3) while the United States is engaged in war.
Page 95 - To such a task we can dedicate our lives and our fortunes, everything that we are and everything that we have, with the pride of those who know that the day has come when America is privileged to spend her blood and her might for the principles that gave her birth and happiness and the peace which she has treasured. God helping her, she can do no other.
Page 69 - Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the National Executive Committee of The American Legion in regular meeting assembled in St.
Page 37 - Vietnam era, and was discharged or released therefrom with, other than a dishonorable discharge, or (ii) was discharged or released from active duty for a service-connected disability if any part of such active duty...
Page 38 - Such investment may be made only in interest bearing obligations of the United States or in obligations guaranteed as to both principal and interest by the United States.
Page 96 - The direct cost was about $22,000,000,000, or nearly enough to pay the entire cost of running the United States Government from 1791 up to the outbreak of the European war.
Page 96 - ... 1,000 years at the rate of expenditure which that war actually involved. 4. In addition to this huge expenditure nearly $10,000,000,000 have been loaned by the United States to the Allies. 5. The Army expenditures have been over $14,000,000,000, or nearly ' two-thirds of our total war costs. 6. During the first three months our war expenditures were at the rate of $2,000,000 per day. During the next year they averaged more than $22,000,000 a day. For the final 10 months of the period, from April,...
Page 24 - ... above that incurred by the male civilian population of the United States of the same age as the median age of members of the uniformed services...
Page 95 - ... bring peace and safety to all nations and make the world itself at last free. To such a task we can dedicate our lives and...
Page 38 - Treasury is hereby authorized to invest and reinvest such fund, or any part thereof, in interest-bearing obligations of the United States or in obligations guaranteed as to principal and interest by the United States, and to sell such obligations for the purposes of such fund.