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CONTROL AND USE OF EXCESS PROPERTY AND RELATED FOREIGN

ASSISTANCE PROBLEMS FOLLOWING U.S. MILITARY EXCLUSION
FROM FRANCE—1966–67

UNIVERSIT!

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SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE

DOCUME
COMMITTEE ON
GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NINETIETH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

MAY 16, 22, 27, 29, 30, 31, AND JUNE 1, 1967

Printed for the use of the Committee on Government Operations

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

82-154

WASHINGTON : 1967

COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

WILLIAM L. DAWSON, Illinois, Chairman CHET HOLIFIELD, California

FLORENCE P. DWYER, New Jersey JACK BROOKS, Texas

OGDEN R. REID, New York L. H. FOUNTAIN, North Carolina

FRANK HORTON, New York PORTER HARDY, JR., Virginia

DONALD RUMSFELD, Illinois JOHN A, BLATNIK, Minnesota

JOHN N. ERLENBORN, Illinois ROBERT E. JONES, Alabama

HI W. WYDLER, New York EDWARD A. GARMATZ, Maryland

ROBERT DOLE, Kansas JOHN E. MOSS, California

CLARENCE J. BROWN, JR., Ohio DANTE B. FASCELL, Florida

JACK EDWARDS, Alabama HENRY S. REUSS, Wisconsin

GUY VANDER JAGT, Michigan JOHN S. MONAGAN, Connecticut

JOHN T. MYERS, Indiana TORBERT H. MACDONALD, Massachusetts FLETCHER THOMPSON, Georgia J. EDWARD ROUSH, Indiana

WILLIAM O. COWGER, Kentucky WILLIAM S. MOORHEAD, Pennsylvania MARGARET M. HECKLER, Massachusetts CORNELIUS E. GALLAGHER, New Jersey GILBERT GUDE, Maryland WILLIAM J. RANDALL, Missouri BENJAMIN S. ROSENTHAL, New York JIM WRIGHT, Texas FERNAND J. ST GERMAIN, Rhode Island

CHRISTINE RAY DAVIS, Staff Director

JAMES A. LANIGAN, General Counsel
MILES Q. ROMNEY, Associate General Counsel

J. P. CARLSON, Minority Counsel
WILLIAM H. COPENHAVER, Minority Professional Staff

SPECIAL SUBCOMMITTEE ON DONABLE PROPERTY

JOHN S. MONAGAN, Connecticut, Chairman FERNAND J. ST GERMAIN, Rhode Island MARGARET M. HECKLER, Massachusetts

MILES Q. ROMNEY, Counsel
PETER S. BARASH, Legal Assistant

ANN E. MCLACHLAN, Clerk

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CONTENTS

Hearings held on-

Page

May 16, 1967

1

May 22, 1967

37

May 27, 1967

75

May 29, 1967

107, 129

May 30, 1967

165

May 31, 1967

166

June 1, 1967

189

Statement of

Adriaenssens, Joseph L., president, J. & M. Adriaenssens N.V., Ant-

werp, Belgium..

175

DiGiorgio, Joseph D., Director, European Branch of International

Division, General Accounting Office, Frankfurt, Germany; accom-

panied by Robert M. Gilroy, audit manager; Frank M. Mikus, audit

manager; and Allen Moore, audit manager -

76

Mikus, Frank M., audit manager, European Branch of International

Division, General Accounting Office, Frankfurt, Germany -

Regan, Col. John, Assistant Deputy Military Liquidation Section, 184

U.S. Embassy, Paris, France; accompanied by Col. William H.

Tarver, Evreux Base commander; Capt. Robert W. Donley,

Evreux Base civil engineer; Lt. Scott E. Larson, officer in charge,

Military Liquidation Section, Evreux Base; and M. Sgt. George A.

Huskins, noncommissioned officer in charge, Military Liquidation

Section, Evreux Airbase.

190

Sidman, Abraham, chief of merchandising, Military Liquidation Sec-

tion, Foreign Excess Sales Office.

209

Stolarow, Jerome H., Assistant Director, Defense Division, U.S. Gen-

eral Accounting Office; accompanied by Charles W. Kirby, Associate
Director, Defense Division, U.S. General Accounting Office-

25
Waters, Herbert J., Assistant Administrator for War on Hunger,

Agency for International Development, Department of State,
accompanied by Jack K. Woll, Director of Government Property
Resources Division.-

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Woll, Jack K., Director, Government Property Resources Division,

Office of Procurement, Agency for International Development,

Washington, D.C.; accompanied by Paul Scordas, officer in charge,

European Office of Government Property Resources Division, Office

of Procurement, Agency for International Development; and James

A. Gibson, Hoboken/Antwerp marshaling site superintendent,

Agency for International Development.--.

93, 166

Zaretzky, Hyman S., director, supply management policy, Office of

the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Installations and Logistics),
accompanied by Joseph M. Heiser, brigadier general, U.S. Army,
Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics (Materiel Readiness),
Department of the Army; Charles C. Case, brigadier general, U.S.
Army, Chief, Supply and Maintenance Agency, U.S. Army Euro-
pean Command; John J. Kiely, Jr., colonel, U.S. Army, Communi-
cations Zone, U.S. Army, Europe; Frederick S. Wyle, Deputy ASD
(Planning and North Atlantic Affairs) (ISA); John M. Mullen,

OASD (ISA); Glenn E. Blitgen, OASD (ISA); Lester T. David,

colonel, U.S. Air Force, OASD (I. & L.); and William W. Cave,

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Letters, statements, etc., submitted for the record-

Adriaenssens, Joseph L., president, J. & M. Adriaenssens N.V., Ant-
werp, Belgium:

Copy of certification of work performed.

Example of shipping document.
David, Col. Lester T., U.S. Air Force, OASD (I. & L.): Disposition

excess and foreign excess personal property at Army property dis-

posal activities in Europe, table-
Heiser, Brig. Gen. Joseph M., Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for
Logistics (Materiel Readiness), Department of the Army:

Distribution of FRELOC theater excesses to MAP-
Storage and logistics-related construction in Europe, Authorized

and funded through fiscal year 1966 and fiscal year 1967, table--
Nelson, Col. Robert K., commanding officer, U.S. Army General
Depot, Kaiserslautern, Germany:

Briefing tour of Germersheim Depot activity, with charts----

Briefing tour of Kaiserslautern General Depot, with charts.
Regan, Col. John, Assistant Deputy, Military Liquidation Section,
U.S. Embassy, Paris, France:
Cost analysis of related personal property sales to anticipated

returns
Cost of custodial functions on noninterest bases.
Interest bases, table-
List of Installations turned over to MLS as of April 5, 1967-
Organizational chart— Military Liquidation Section, U.S. Em-

bassy, Paris, France.
Recapitulation through July 31, 1967, of Military Liquidation

Section sales, table..
Sales negotiations-related personal property, as of June 30, 1967,

table.
Romney, Miles Q., counsel, Special Subcommittee on Donable Prop-

erty, House Committee on Government Operations: Letter from
Lawson B. Knott, Jr., Administrator, General Services Adminis-
tration, to Hon. John S. Monagan dated May 26, 1967, regarding

foreign excess property returned to the continental United States.
Scordas, Paul, Officer in Charge, European Office of Government

Property Resources Division, Office of Procurement, Agency for
International Development:

Chart 1.- Acquisitions.
Chart 2.-Inventory----
Chart 3.- Undelivered orders..
Chart 4.-Inventory frozen..
Chart 5.- Production..
Chart 6.—Shipments.
Chart 7.—Revolving fund.---

Chart 8.—Financial status revolving fund.
Sidman, Abraham, Chief of Merchandising, Military Liquidation

Section, Foreign Excess Sales Office: FESO volume of sales in ton-
nage, fiscal year 1967
Stolarow, Jerome H., Assistant Director, Defense Division, U.S.

General Accounting Office: Property Disposal Office action by
Army and Air Force in France during FRELOC.
Waters, Herbert J., Assistant Administrator for war on hunger,
Agency for International Development, Department of State:
Backlog of orders for excess property.
Section 608 material shipped to DOD.
Shipments of excess property to Vietnam, table..

Utilization of excess property, table--
Woll, Jack K., Director, Government Property Resources Division,
Office of Procurement, Agency for International Development:

AID contractor, Antwerp, Belgium, March 31, 1967, tables.

Average 4-week period, Antwerp production -
Zaretzky, Hyman S., Director, Supply Management Policy, Office

of the Assistant Secretary of Defense: Material relocated (U.S.
Army and U.S. Air Force), March 31, 1967, table.

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