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tlThroughwt t h e year now & w i n g t o a close, as i n years p a s t , t h e Raval Reserve 0fficer.

st Association has, through i t s supA)ortof n e t i o n a l defense, 'jorne faithi'ul. witness t o i t s dev o t i o n t o t h e welfwe of t h F s country. I arglad t o m k e g r a t e -l f u l acknowledgment of t h e p . . t r i o t l c s e r v i c e s of t h e members of t3e Yaral Reserve and of t h e Association, many of uhorn h a w i n r e c e n t =mnths respondec? t o tbne call t o a c t i v e s e r v i c e . I sen-: t o a l l liearty C'riristmas g r e e t i n g s and ' j e s t ?i;ishes f o r t h e Xe-rr

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O December 20, 19LJ, t h e S e c x k a r y JZ t h c XaTrJ', i n b r i e f n c e r e m n i e s attended by n a v a l o f f i x i a l s and menhers o r Zongress, awarded t h e Kavy Cross t o Lieutenant C m m n c k r Joseph A . Tainard, U. S , Xaval Reserve, who x a s t h e CaFtaFn of t h e S,? STTY Oi' Fi TIIT. The :lay7 ':TOSS was presented t o Captain Cainard :or ::is s k i l l , flne judgment and devotion t o duty i n zccordanct with t h e , l e s t tr.zd.itims 0 ' t h e n a v a l ; s e r v i c e 3t t h e t i m e of sei.zuye of t h e CIYi OF FLIIUTT and durin,: i t s detent i o n by armed f o r c e s of n ' x i l i g e r e n t EuroA3ean pov:t.:*.

The S e c r e t a r y o f t h e iTavy r e c e n t l y Tor-iirsrded wLth ple2-sur.e a S i l v e r Life S w i n g lCedal awarded by t h e S e c r e t q - o f t h e Treasury t o ex-ch o f t h e below named men:

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The Chief of t h c r(ure-.?l of TJYvigltion r e c e n t l y zcldressed a l e t t e r of comendqtion t o Ellsworth ' , ' i . l l i a m :;tnvens, 3;:IC, CI. S. Navy, for i n g e n u i t y displayed i n designing an e x p e r i n e n t a l type of teleyhone be worn under s t e e l helmets. head hzrness
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CIThTIJf': lI?'he Chief ol t h e Surenu of Uaviy.tion n o t e s w i t h , ~ l c - s u r e the i n g e n u i t y which you disylxyed I n d e s i e n i n g a n c xpcri;:ental t:.Te of telephone he-td. harness t o bc r:orn under s t e c l helmets. It i s ?Is0 noted

C OI&ENDATIONS (C ON 1 T ) t h a t t h e design submitted b y you had s u f f i c i e n t merit t o warrant t h e procurement of a l a r g e q u a n t i t y of these head harnesses f o r use b y t h e Fleet.'!

The Chief of t h e aureau of fu'avigation r e c e n t l y addressec! a l e t t e r of comyendation t o AlvinHarb-erb Banks, Chief Storekeeper, 0-1, U. S Ijaval. . Reserve, for s p e c i a l vrorlc i n connection R i t h t h e mobilization of t h e F i r s t D i v i s i o n , Organized Reserve. "The Bureau has been inforned t h a t l:;?ien you were orc!ered t o a c t i v e d u t y on October 17, 1940, i n connection with t h e m o b i l i z a t i o n of t h e F i r s t Division, Organized Reserve, 3altirnore, ZJd., you m r e fo.md t o be n o t p h y s i c a l l y q u a l i 2 i e d . Eiavex7ecre, i n s p i t e of t h i s and knowing full w e l l you could n o t draw any compensation, you s t a y e d away from your busin e s s f o r a period of e i g h t days and during t h a t Teriod worked with t h e F i r s t D i v i s i o n each day and s e v e r s 1 n i g h t s , a i d i n g them i n every p o s s i b l e way i n t l e i r p r e p z r a t i o n s f o r a c t i v e (jut;[. The Bureau commends you Tor your l o y a l t y and devotion t o duty on t h e occasion r e f e r r e d to."
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The S e c r e t a r y of t h e ITavy r e c e n t l y addressed a l e t t e r of apprec i a t i o n t o Louis Xarczis, Seaman 2c, U. S. Navy, for s e r v i c e s rendered i n extinguishing a f i r e on board t h e Norwegian tanker llI;'illyll,anchored i n t h e Cooper River, loaded with 0,000 t o n s of a v i a t i x g a s o l h e .
C ITAT I ? : LE ''AS one of t h e men d e t a i l e d by t h e Commandant, S i x t h Naval D i s t r l c t , t o e x t i n g u i s h t h e f i r e and sai'eguwd t h e ship, t h e Departxent considers your performance of duty on t h i s o c c a s i m most c r e d i t a b l e and d e s i r e s t o express i t s a p ? r e c i a t i o n for t h e e f f i c i e n c y and courage you displayed. The s e r v i c e rendered by you on t h i s occasion i n coopzration w i t h t h e c i v i l a u t h o r i t i e s of Charleston, South Carolina, r e f l e c t s c r e d i t on t h e naval s e r v i c e i n general and zf.Eorc?s t h e Department ?reat satisf a c t i on. l 1

The Chief .of t h e 9ureau of X-,vii:ation r e c e n t l y zddressed l e t t e r s o f appreci-ition Lo t h e b e l o ~ vl-lstcc? r e n :"fti) ~ e r e mcm-xrs o t h e Experi9 C., f o r t h e i r Prork i n t h e . mental Diving h i t , ?Jay7 Yard, r:mhLn;t:n, development of t h e use of o x y h e l i m ~n:htures or d ivcrs I a i r s u p ~ ' ~ y : Duncin, Jesse Ernest, Chief Torne.J,onan, 1. S J h v y 1 . Squire, X l t e ~ Geakr, Z1iit.f Yoryedomn TJ'. 3 . ?'avy Schmedes, Josep7h T k o m s , Chief S h i l ) f i t t e ? , U. S. Rivy OtK2efe, ?'rancis ;iw~l-c?,J?,oztswzbinls Ihte, 2c, U. S. ??ri.~y Me%zger Pobert ?iichar;l, Chief S h i p f i t t e r , U. S. Wvy IkcDonsld, J m ? s !:?rpe-, Chic I!eLtalsxith, U. S. ?3avy Zmpiglior.s, Louis, Chief Gunner 1s l h t c I.?. S. Nivy Parker, John J?.cksor,, B o a t s m i n t s k t e , IC, U S Navy . .

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Forc:;ter, Thoinas k'illiarn, Chief Gunner's k t s , 3. S Navy . C o t t r e l l , J!k?lvLrl Clement, Chief i3oatsvJ;nints & t e , 'li. S , %vy Bugner, Creo~ge, Chizf I h a h i n l s t ' s Mzte, IJ. S . Navy nndders, William, C h i d XGclibist 1s Ehte, Class 9-4-D, U 2. Navhl Rcsei-ve . Thompson, John YElbur, C'hicf Torpec'onan, Tj. S. Naq~ Jones, L e s l i e , Chief Boatsv:,rrL.?'s I h t e , U. 2. ?h~ry G i l b e r t , J d a , Chief Gunr-crfs Uatc?F, 5 S. M v . ay Frye, Xenry I-iwmsn, Chief S h i p f i t t c r , U, S. Nwy Crocker, ifecrge F r a n c i s Jsllr,, C o ? , t s m l n ' s ?Late, IC,U S . Navy . Smith, F o r r c s t Zugcnc, Chiof Baatsnraill's I.htr,, U. S , I k v y Crosby, Eclmwd Eevington, ChZef Soztswzbl's :'kt\?, 3 S. Ih-dy .

CITATION: '!The courage displayed by t h e s e ncn ~ 2 far gri:,zter Ynan t h z t r e q u i r s


ed i r o u t i n e duti.:s. ' l Thnir accomplishrriont narks t h e g r e a t a s t advance i n t h e a r t of diving in jrezrs, It p3irlts tho m y t.o deeper div5-n:; and g r e a t e r colr.fort t o t h z d i v c r s zs well as g r e a t a s zcconpli3b.m.t k y .C,ivcrs at; t h t s e depths because, unlikc d i v i n g on air rvhcre ma becmc mr-ntnlkr foggzd and yhysicn1l.J clumsy a t grtzt dcptho, nm diving un >&Am arc x a l e r t and 2s ?hysic31ly able i t o work a t 560 f e e t as t h e y ire a t 200 f c x t ,

'!The Eurz~.ud e s i r e s t o sqn*r?ss i t s a p p r e c i z t i o n for t h e s u p e r i o r courage displayed in p r a c t i c a l 2 y untsicc! f i e l d s as mtm'sers of t h e cbove Experimental Diving Unit. 1'

The C o l o n i i l S e c r c t z q r fs O f f i c c , ?-erTnud?-, has informed the United j S t a t e s Consul Gsncral, Hamilton, Pernu:i-v, t h a t I. S. Nwal personnel n i l 1 be a l l o x e d t o e n t e r Bermuda Y5th ) u t pxc-?ool-ts provided t h c y h v c i n t h e i r possass i o n an o f f i c i n l IJnited S t a t e s I d e n t i t y Card (Liberty Card). Yo local Ident i t y Card i n j i l l be requircd i n 'ihcir c w e z f t c r L r r i v 3 1 i n the colony.

The E w e a u has r e c e n t l y revievmd. t h ? proceedings of two scp'lrate i n v e s t i g z t i o n s as t o t h e cause 0," clesth of cniistcrf men, In each cnse the board ivas of t h e opinion th2-t t h e n c g l i c t qr f a i l u r e of. no y r s o n L t h e ? Naval Servjxe c o n t r i b u t e d i n any wqj- t o t h c xc-LdentiT di:qth. ihe Chief of t h e Bureau does n o t zgree with t h i s opinion and c i t e s . c;sch cast in order t h a t Conmanding O f f i c e r s my t a k e sddzd s t e p s t o s z f c g u w d .men engaged in hazardous work.
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b Case I. L, s e n t a l o f t t o t2r rigging. r o f f i c c r o r p e t t y o f f i c e r !n a t o supervise t h e x o r k or t o mke sure t h 2 t b m t s v z i n s ch.?ir i n which t h e m a n was s e i t e d a l o f t had b e m rlci.equzt,ely s.ccwt:d, 3acause of a f a u l t y bend of h z l l i a r d t o c h s i r , thc Ran ell, m s fst3lltj i n j u r e d ,

Case 1 . P e t t y o f f i c e r r i g g i n g a g m g w y platform 4 5 f e e t ?,bow a 1 dock and working with both hands t c , r m s v c s t m c h i o n s , l o s t h i s bala x e , f e l l , and was f a t a l l y i n j u r e d .

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The ztt.cr,t.i.on of t2hc burcau has rccer,.tlp Seen cq.lled t o t h e number of men s e n t from t h e f l e e t L o Class R and Class C :$ct*vi.ccschools who arc not q u z l i f i e d under t h e r c q u i r m e n i a of Ewczu of X w i g : - t i m C i r c x l x L e t t e r 20. 49-39, paragraph 5 , an6 whc! l a c k the b m i c schooling 2nd i n t c l l igencc r e q u i s i t c t o t h e work of tlrwc s?hools.

Ikn h a w r c c e n t l y beon t~cu5.vedin thcsc 8;hools who l a c k t h e time t o s e r v e on c u r r e n t e n l i g t m n t r e q u i r c d by BuNav llanunl E 5 4 0 5 ( 2 ) ( i )

Tha a t t e n t i o n of all cormanding o f f i c e r s i s i n v i t e d t o t h c f a c t t h s t t h e assignment of m q u a l i f i c d nen t o scr-vice schools r ~ s u l - t s an in urnwarranted expenditure of govcrnncnt funds i n t r a n s p o r t a t i o n $ 3 and from t h e school, m d i n l o s s of man-kous o f cf.t'cctivc s f r v i c e from t h e i cn s o n: assigned.

The mobilizcltion of c r r t z i n 7:-zvG IZeservc o r g a n i z a t i o n s w m l d dep r i v e membcrs of t h e Xzvcll Rc r v i ~ v b 92r. c2rLdicj2tc:s f'or zppofntment t o t h e U. S. N a n 1 AczcIc~yof the opportimity t o p r t i c i p a t e i~ th" d r i l l s reTn s r d w n o t t o dcprivo q u i r e d t o q u a l i f y thm f'or such sF,:ointrcnts. such men of their opportunity, thr 3ccxtnr:T 2 t h e Q ?< , zpprovnd t h e following p o l i c i e s :
Activ; s - r v i c e my 50 acceptcd i n l i e u of the d r i l l s 'W r e q u i r e d by 2,rt l c l c ~-19O,!+( c ) ihrca-Liof Uzvigation Ihnuzl, f o r t h c purpose o f csC,sblishb,' c1.S . i b i l i t y t o t i k c examinztions for F eppotntments t o t!ic Nc?v?l Acaclcxy frox the Naval Reserve, on the b a s i s of one nontkts s ? r v i c e on a c t i v c cluty bl-:ing t h e e q u i v z l c x t of t h r ? e d r i l l s x i t h t h e C r g a r , i z d Rcscrve.

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p r i v a t e concerns f u r n i s h i n g n a v a l sup?li-es of v;zr mitc;riiZls t o t h e Government, v:is amended 3nci recnncted by s e c t i o n 9 of t h e Act approved JUPJ 22, 1935 (49 S t a t . 490; 3 U. S. Codc, Sup. V, SCX, 8 8 3 ) , t o r m d as f 3 l l m r s : 4 "And provided furthoy, That h c r c a f t c r no payment s h z l l hc m d e from a p p r o p r i s t i o n s made by Congrcss t o any o f f i c e r i n t h e X~~stsr;~,' or I h r i n e Corps on t h e a c t i v e l i s t while such o f f i c r r i s txpl;ycd, a f t e r June 30, 1897, 57 any person o r corrpany f u r n i s h i n g n z v a l sup \ i i c s or war i~P-terialst o t h e Government, and such c ~ p l . o p e n ti s hcrcby made u n l a x f u l a f t e r s ? i d dzte: Trovidtd, That no p q p m t s h d l b e made from a p p r o p r i a t i m s nac?e by Congrcss t o any m t i r c d officer i n t h e Navy or Marine Corps vslio f o r hiinsdlf o r for o t h x s is engagcd i n t h e s e l l i n g of, c o n t r l c t i n g f o r ths s c 1 1 ~o f , or n e g o t i a t i n g for the s ? l e of, t o t h e Ilavy or t h e Navy D s p r t m n t , any nzval s u p p l i e s or w r materi-21. l1 S e c t i o n 301, T i t l e 111, of t h c Thvsl Rescrve Act o f 1938, approved June 25, 1938 (52 S t 2 t . 1180; Y, S. Code, Sup. V, sex. 855), U. proirides : IISEC. 301. . l mcnber:; of t h e I k v z l HLscrvG, vhen employed on a c t i v e Il duty, a u t h o r i a c d t r n i n i n g duty, v.ith or w i t h i u t p ; r , ciri 11, or o t h e r I.n ,zuthorizcd t r 2 v e l e q u i v a l e n t i n s t r u e t i o n or duty, o r -then C>$CJyed t o o r from such duty, or spyropri?.la duty, drill, 3r i n s t r u c t i o n , or during cuch t i n e as t h e y m y by la^ i c r a p i r e d t o p?rform a c t i v e duty, or whllc v e a r i n g a u n i f o r ~ r e s c r i b c d !'or t h e ib.vnl Reserve, p s h T l l be s u b j e c t t o ttw ?,a%-s, e g d - t i o n s , ,zn.!i o r d t r s for th: governr lii-!.t d i s z i p l l n a r y a c t i o n for an affcnce ment of t h e Javy: Provided, mi c o m i t t e d while s u b j e c t t o t h t 1 a ~ s , m g u l s t t o n s , 2nd o r c k r s f o r the governmmt o f t h e Nayr siiall n o t bc barred by rmsm of rcicasc from d u t y status of m y pprson chwgcd l r l t h the c o n x i s s i o n t h J r z o f : Provided f u r t h e r , That f o r t h e purpose of c?,.=rying t h e pro-i-isions of +,his s e c t i o n into e f f e c t , mcx'rxrs of t h e X a v d Rcscrve my be r c t a i n c d on o r r e t u r n e d t:, a du+dys t z t u s without t h e i r consent, ':ut n o t f o r a longer period of time t h a n ma;r be r e q c i r c d for d i s c i p i i n a r y 3CtiOn." The Judge Advocatc General stuatzc! th9.t under t,hc plzin terms of Sectior, 301, t h e Reserve s f f i c e r , ivhrilc exiiloyed on Tctive duk;, laould b e s u b j c c t t o t h e l a w s , r e g u l a t i o n s ?ni! o r d c r s for t h e g o v e r m c n t of t h e Navy. Further, t h 2 t tht: p r o v i s i o n quoted f r o m tlic rict of June 29, 1896, as ammdcd, makes no d i s t i n c t i o n m t o t!ic cl1arzicti.r of t h c s c r v i c e rendered :f by an o f f i c e r -;rho m y be i n t h e c?~??L_o;J 3 conpany f u r n i s h i n g n a v a l s u p p l i e s or war m t e r i a l s t o the Govcrnmmt and mkes no 2 r o v i s i o n f o r exca$ions on my ground.

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a t t h e time he r e p o r t e d for a c t i v e d u t y and, also, f o r t h e s m e period, pay 2nd allovmnccs 3 s 2.n o f f i c e r of th6 h v a l Resc~vcon The ciual coxpens3.ti.on Act of !hy 10, 1916 (39 S t ? t . ? c t i v e d:ity. 1 2 0 ) does n o t apply t o h v d . R c s t r v i s t s o ordcrec?."

" C i v i l i a n cnliloyee mernbcrs of thci X T i c c r s I R~-scrveCorFs of t h c Amy, t h e 1b.tionc.l Guard, and t : Kava1 Ezservc 2r-e n o t e n t i t l e d t o h, ?.ny r n i l i t a r y le2m of absence ; r i t l i pay while on a c t i v e duty v:ith t h e A r m y md Navy i n accordance v i t h L; provisions of Tublic Rc;s, Eo. h. 96, August 27, 1940, as d i s t i n c u i s h c d from annusl t r z i n i n g duty. Ilrjnder t h e proviso t o s c c t i m L ol' thc. Xgval Ecazrvt: Act of Jux 25, 1938, a c i v i l i a n =?m?loyeenx.cib;r sf t n A:avalIl-scrTrc 3n z c t i v e ciutjr 3c with t h e IJavy my rcccive Lhe coxpcnsztlon or^ h i s c i 7 ; i i i a n p o s i t i o n durinz annual leave and, also, i'?r t h s s-.m p:riod, z c t i v c duty pay and a l l o w m c c s 2s ?n office:* of t!x ii?val RzsLrv; on a c t p i e dut:r. IlUnder the proviso t o s e c t i o n 4 of tho Nav2L Reserve Act of June 25, 1'338, a c i v i l i a n employei: m m b w ?r" the Navsl Reserve cm s c t l v e d u t y with tho k v y Ls exempted from th; p r o h i b i t i o n i n s i x t i o n 2 of t h e Act of J u l y 31, 1891, a g i i n s t holdin3 two p o s i t i o n s where Lhe ?.nnusl conpensstion of onc anounts t o $2,500."

Comptroller General Decision B-1231rJ of h ? p t e E h X 18, 1940:


c i v i l i a n employee mcmSt2r of t h e Tu'nvd Iieszrvs Is t n t i t l e d t o 15 d2;s * m i l i t w g l z z v e of ?-bsencca x i t h pay f o r t r n i n i n z duty w i t h t h e Reserve i n any czler&r y e v , but i s nqt ent~it?.r-i!t o s u c h leq.ve or a c t i v e duty o t h w than t r z i n i n g , m for &ny p c r i o d of duty 3s 2 d member of the Rcsdrve f o r which hc Is n o t c - n t i t l c d t o military lc2ve he m y be granted t h c annual 1c:ztv vdth pay to h i s credit t o cover an equivalent amount of alncncc r e q u i r t 2 t o perf o n such duty, notwithstnnding t h e duz1 c m p x j a t i o n stq-tutes.

Vhere a c i v i l i a n emFloyee menber of t h e Raval I&crrve e l c c t s t o takc leave withou5 pay fron h i s c i v i l i z n n o s i t i o n i n s l e d . o f f i r s t t l k i n g his accrued annual lertvc, for t h e Furpose of ;.crformin;; t r a i n i n g d u t y i n excess of 15 dzys in-any onc; c d e n d z r p 3 r , o r for a c t i v e duty, as a mmber of t h e Naval P.cservv, hc m y be rcw-edittxl upon r z t w n to h i s c i v i l i a n p o s i t i o n v;ith r,nnuil. lcavc t o !lis c r e d i t a t t h c t b c he s t a r t e d on t h e leave without p y . "

Comptroller General Decision I3-12196 of Septeinbcr 20, 1940:

"A c i v i l i a n employee menbcr of t h e k v a l Reserve, when c a l l e d t o a c t i v e duty with t h e Navy, may be paid tht. coinpensztion of h i s c i v i l i a n p o s i t i o n

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The wholehearted i n t e r e s t of t h i s Comiiittee i s f u r t h e r expressed i n a l e t t e r from i t s Chairman t o t h e Bureau of Navigation from which t h e following i s quoted: "Attention i s d i r e c t e d t o t h e f a c t t h a t c e r t a i n l e g a l s e r v i c e s a r e now a v a i l a b l e t o t h e personnel of t h e Navy in e v e r y county of t h e United States. "These f a c i l i t i e s have been developed through cooperation tvith t h e D i r e c t o r o f S e l e c t i v e Service by t h e Connittee on National Defense of t h e American Bar Association. Pursuant t o paragraph 145, S e l e c t i v e Service Regulations, Advisory Boards f o r R e g i s t r a n t s , composed of lawyers, have been e s t a b l i s h e d i n each county i n every s t a t e f o r t h e purpose of a d v i s i n g r e g i s t r a n t s with regard t o t h e proccsses of S e l e c t i v e Service. B y an amendment of Rcgulation 103, t h e mcmbers of t h e s e Eoards have been r e c e n t l y encouraged t o give :&-ice gcnerztlly with rcgard t o t,hc S o l d i e r s ' and S a i l o r s ' C i v i l R e l i e f Act or o t h e r mattors; and i t i s understood t h a t t h e members of t h e legal y o f e s s i o n ~111. general.ly d e s i r e t o be of s e r v i c e n o t only t o r e g i s t r a n t s for S c l z c t i v e S e i v i c e b u t t o men a l r e a d y i n any of the Services and t h e i r dependents. "Commanding off i c c r s may accordingpi c a l l upon members of such boards who may be a v a i l a b l e i n any community t o give advice w i t h r e s p e c t t o any l e g a l problem with rcgard t o which t h e man a f f e c t c d does n o t have h i s own counsel and could n o t reasonable expect t o pay such counsel and it i s a n t i c i p a t e d t h a t nembers of t h e bar vihcntvtir a p p e a k d t o w i l l a f f o r d such s e r v i c e on a voluntary b a s i s as a p a t r i o t i c duty."
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The r e p o r t of t h e S e l e c t i o n Board t o recormend Aviation o f f i c e r s of the Naval Reserve t o t l i s grades of CaFtain and Comiandcr, has bccn approved. Thc following o f f i c e r v n s rccomncnded for pronotion t o t h e grade of C spt a i n : Coxdr. IrvigC ?Jatthc:-s Iki?,uiston, A-V(S),
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Thc following o f f i c L r s u-ere rccorrJ-xndetl f o r p r m o t i n r ! t o the grade of C omandcr : L t , Corxir. Edward Orrick YcDonncll, A-V( G ) , USfJR. L t , Comdr Guy '",'arner Vaughan, A-V( S), USKR. Lt. Comdr. Charles Joseph JkCarth.j, A-V( S), W J R . Lt. Comdr. Arthur Lavercnts, A-LT(C;), USIiR.. L t . Condr. ',iilliara Augustus Read, A-V(S), USNR.

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Line of t h e Voluntcer S p e c i a l Reserve for promotion t o and cjvilian cand i d a t e s f o r appoint,ment i n t h e g-ndc of Cmnmander i n the Line of the YoJ-1~1t e e r S p e c i a l Rcservc, has been approvcd.
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