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Page 3 - In the case of any individual who is an "eligible person" solely by virtue of subsection (a) of this section, and who is above the age of seventeen years and below the age of twenty-three years on the date of enactment of this...
Page 14 - 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 15 - Service falling within the second category, as involving risks beyond those ordinarily encountered in routine peacetime duties, includes among others the following: Under climatic or other conditions which subject the person to excessively high or low temperatures and predispose to disease, or upon exposure to any conditions which he would not customarily or ordinarily be called upon to endure in ordinary peacetime service. Individual actions incident to performance of service duties of exceptional...
Page 4 - For these reasons, and those contained in the report which the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs is making to your committee on this bill, this office strongly recommends that this measure not be enacted. Sincerely yours, PHILLIP S. HUGHES, Assistant Director for Legislative Reference.
Page 15 - ... results directly from the use of any instrumentality employed as a weapon in a war, expedition or occupation, battle, skirmish, raid, Invasion, rebellion, insurrection, guerrilla action, etc. The concept relates to the actual use of firearms or other instrumentalities of war including submarine or aircraft by a belligerent nation or faction with which the United States is not at war, under circumstances endangering the lives or safety of members of our forces. (c) "Extrahazardous service. Including...
Page 20 - Korean conflict" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "the Korean conflict, or the induction period".
Page 16 - Injury, or death resulting therefrom, incurred while engaged in extra hazardous service, if in line of duty and not the result of some cause independent of the extra hazardous service will be held within the contemplation of the law. (6) It will be seen that the innumerable combinations of circumstances which may exist in connection with the incurrence of death, injury or disease clearly preclude a line of definite demarcation between service which is extra hazardous and that which is attended by...
Page 3 - induction period" means (A) the period beginning September 16, 1940, and ending December 6, 1941, and the period beginning January 1, 1947, and ending June 26, 1950, and (B) the period beginning on February 1, 1955, and ending on the day before the first day thereafter on which individuals (other than individuals liable for induction by reason of a prior deferment) are no longer liable for induction for training and service into the Armed Forces under the Universal Military Training and Service Act.
Page 15 - Servicing the aircraft while the propeller revolves, or loading or unloading explosives from aircraft is considered extra hazardous. Testing or demonstrating explosives, and demolition work with explosives, are considered extra hazardous. Other examples are duty on convoy or patrol vessels and while manning guns on merchant vessels. Service falling within the second category, as involving risks beyond those ordinarily encountered in routine peacetime duties, includes among others, the following:...
Page 16 - extra hazardous service, including such service under conditions simulating war." The expanding Army and Navy in 1940-41, from the standpoint of their training and operations, are to be regarded as under emergency conditions in relation to national defense in the face of threatened war. The haste of this organization and training, the introduction of new methods of combat training, the inclusion of large numbers of men who would not expect to serve their country under arms except in time of war are...

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