Burial and Education Benefits for Philippine Veterans: Hearing, Eighty-first Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 4540, 4689, and 4761. May 2, 1950

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950 - 35 pages
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Page 1697 - veterans" means persons who served in the organized military forces of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines while such forces were in the service of the armed forces of the United States pursuant to the military order of the President of the United States, dated July 26, 1941, including...
Page 1677 - President of the United States, dated July 26, 1941, including among such military forces organized guerrilla forces under commanders appointed, designated, or subsequently recognized by the Commander in Chief, Southwest Pacific Area, or other competent authority in the Army of the United States, and who were discharged or released from such service under conditions other than dishonorable.
Page 1674 - Guard in receipt of pension for service-connected disability dies after discharge, the Administrator, in his discretion and with due regard to the circumstances in each case, shall pay, for burial and funeral expenses and transportation of the body (including preparation of the body) to the place of burial, a sum not exceeding $100 to cover such items and to be paid to such person or persons as may be prescribed by the Administrator.
Page 1678 - Administration under laws which it administers to be connected with the service described in such section, the President is authorized, subject to the provisions of this Act, to furnish aid in the form of grants to the Republic of the Philippines (a) for the construction and equipping of hospitals in the Philippines to be used exclusively for...
Page 1687 - It was bitter, for example, not to be able to relieve the heroic and historic defenders of Wake Island. It was bitter for us not to be able to land a million men and a thousand ships in the Philippine Islands. But this adds only to our determination to see to it that the Stars and Stripes will fly again over Wake and Guam ; and that the brave people of the Philippines will be rid of Japanese imperialism; and will live in freedom, security and independence. Powerful and offensive actions must and...
Page 1678 - Administration will notify the claimant of the evidence necessary to complete the application and if such evidence is not received within one year from the date of the request therefor no allowance may be paid...
Page 1687 - It expresses the will of the American people to make very certain that the world will never so suffer again. Admittedly, we have been faced with hard choices. It was bitter, for example, not to be able to relieve the heroic and historic defenders of Wake Island.
Page 1687 - I give to the people of the Philippines my solemn pledge that their freedom will be redeemed and their independence established and protected. "The entire resources, in men and material, of the United States stand behind that pledge.
Page 1675 - The President may from time to time prescribe such rules and regulations as may be necessary and proper to carry out any of the provisions of this Act; and he may exercise any power or authority conferred upon him pursuant to this Act through such department, agency, independent establishment, or officer of the Government as he shall direct.
Page 1679 - Administration to have served in the organized military forces of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines while such forces were in the service of the armed forces of the United States pursuant to the military order of the President of the United States, dated July 26, 1941, including...

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