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such additional staff personnel and such numbers of Engineer, ammunition, supply, and sanitary trains or such portions of such trains as the President may direct in accordance with the requirements of the service.

SEC. 6. THE TRAINING FORCES.-The training forces shall consist of such permanent commissioned officers, enlisted men, and civilians as shall be required to train and provide for the recruits called out annually for military training and service, and, together with the recruits so called out, shall be organized as provided in this act into sixteen division headquarters, sixty-four brigade headquarters, six Coast Artillery district headquarters, one hundred and forty-four regiments of Infantry, thirty-two regiments of Cavalry, sixty-six regiments of Field Artillery, one hundred and ninety-eight Coast Artillery company or equivalent units, sixteen regiments of Engineers, two battalions of mounted Engineers, sixteen field signal battalions, six telegraph battalions, two field signal battalions (mounted), twenty-eight aero squadrons, and eight balloon companies, and such additional staff personnel, and such members of Engineer, ammunition, supply, and sanitary trains or such portions of such trains as the President may direct in accordance with the requirements of the service.

Sec. 7. THE FIRST RESERVES.—The first reserves shall consist of such permanent commissioned officers, enlisted men, and civilians and such reserve officers as shall be assigned thereto under regulations to be prescribed by the President, and of all those reservists, except as otherwise provided in this act, who, having completed their prescribed training and service with the training forces, are liable to military service in the first reserves in accordance with the provisions of this act, and they shall be organized, as far as practicable, into sixteen army-corps headquarters, fifty-four division headquarters, two hundred and twenty-four brigade headquarters, four hundred and thirty-two regiments of Infantry, ninety-six regiments of Cavalry, one hundred and ninety-eight regiments of Field Artillery, the Coast Artillery reserve, with such personnel and organization as the President may prescribe, forty-eight regiments of Engineers, six mounted battalions of Engineers, forty-eight field signal battalions, eighteen telegraph battalions, six field signal battalions (mounted), eighty-four aero squadrons, and twenty-four balloon companies, and such additional staff personnel and such Engineer, ammunition, supply, and sanitary trains as the President may direct: Provided, That until such time as the necessary number of trained reservists are available for service therein, the President is hereby authorized to assign to the various units of the first reserves, but only for service therein in time of actual or threatened hostilities, such number of unorganized reservists as, in the discretion of the President, shall be necessary to provide for the mobilization of said units at authorized strength in the event of actual or threatened hostilities: Provided further, That such unorganized reservists shall be so assigned by classes according to age, beginning with the youngest; and notification of such assignment in the manner provided in this act for the notification of persons called out for military service shall be deemed good and sufficient notice to all persons so notified of their said assignment; and no person so assigned shall be required to be physically examined except in time of actual or threatened hostilities.

SEC. 8. THE SECOND RESERVES.—The second reserves shall consist of such permanent commissioned officers, enlisted men, and civilians, and such reserve officers as may be assigned thereto under regulations to be prescribed by the President, and of all reservists except as otherwise provided in this act, who, having completed their prescribed military service in the first reserves, are liable for service in the second reserves in accordance with the provisions of this act, and they shall be organized as far as practicable into sixteen Army corps headquarters, fifty-four division headquarters, two hundred and twenty-four brigade headquarters, four hundred and thirty-two regiments of Infantry, ninety-six regiments of Cavalry, one hundred and ninety-eight regiments of Field Artillery, the Coast Artillery Reserve, with such personnel and organizations as the President may prescribe, forty-eight regiments of Engineers, six mounted battalions of Engineers, forty-eight field signal battalions, six field signal battalions, mounted, eighteen telegraph battalions, eighty-four aero squadrons, twenty-four balloon companies, and such additional staff personnel, and such Engineer, ammunition, supply, and sanitary trains as the President my direct.

SEC, 9. THE UNORGANIZED RESERVES.--The unorganized reserves shall consist of reserve officers and of all reservists, except as otherwise provided in this act, who have completed their prescribed period of service in the second reserves, and of all other persons liable to military service under the provisions of this act.

SEC. 10. COMPOSITION OF BRIGADES, DIVISIONS, AND SO FORTH.-The troops of the oversea garrisons, the frontier forces, and the training forces shall at all times be organized as far as practicable into brigades and divisions, and the first reserves and the second reserves into brigades, divisions, and Army corps, and in time of actual or threatened hostilities the President is hereby authorized to organize all or any number of such divisions and Army corps into Army corps or armies. The composition of the typical Infantry, Cavalry, and Field Artillery brigade, the typical Infantry and Cavalry division, and the typical Army corps shall be as prescribed in the act of Congress approved June third, nineteen hundred and sixteen. The typical Army shall consist of a headquarters and two or more Army corps. The headquarters of a brigade, & division, an Army corps, and an Army shall consist of such permanent commissioned officers, enlisted men, and civilians as the President may prescribe. Each Engineer, ammunition, supply, and sanitary train shall consist of such commissioned officers and enlisted men and shall be organized as the President may prescribe. Nothing herein contained, however, shall operate to prevent the President from changing the composition or organization of typical brigades, divisions, Army corps or armies, or from prescribing new and different organizations and personnel in lieu thereof as the efficiency of the service may require.

SEC. 11. GENERAL OFFICERS OF THE LINE.—The general officers of the line of the permanent personnel shall consist of twenty-two major generals and eightyseven brigadier generals.

Sec. 12. THE GENERAL STAFF CORPS.--The General Staff Corps shall consist of one Chief of Staff, detailed from major generals of the line of the permanent personnel, who, while so serving, shall have the rank, pay, and allowances of a lieutenant general; two assistants to the Chief of Staff, who shall be general officers of the line; twenty-eight colonels, one of whom shall be president of the Army War College; thirteen lieutenant colonels and one hundred and ten majors and captains; all to be detailed from the permanent commissioned personnel of the Army in accordance with existing law relative to selection and the provisions of this act relative to eligibility for detail, and to perform the duties specified in the organic act of Congress approved February fourteenth, nineteen hundred and three, and at such places as the President may prescribe.

Sec. 13. THE ADJUTANT GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT.-The permanent personnel of The Adjutant General's Department shall consist of The Adjutant General with the rank of brigadier general, seven adjutants general with the rank of colonel, twenty-six adjutants general with the rank of lieutenant colonel, and one hundred and three adjutants general with the rank of major.

Sec. 14, THE INSPECTOR GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT.-The permanent personnel of the Inspector General's Department shall consist of one Inspector General with the rank of brigadier general, four inspectors general with the rank of colonel, eight inspectors general with the rank of lieutenant colonel, thirty-one inspectors general with the rank of major.

SEC. 15. THE JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT. --The permanent personnel of the Judge Advocate General's Department shall consist of one Judge Advocate General with the rank of brigadier general, four judge advocates with the rank of colonel, seven judge advocates with the rank of lieutenant colonel, thirty-five judge advocates with the rank of major, and such number of acting judge advocates as have been or may hereafter be authorized by law.

SEC. 16. THE QUARTERMASTER CORPS.—The permanent commissioned personpel of the Quartermaster Corps shall consist of one Quartermaster General with the rank of major general, ten assistants to the Quartermaster General with the rank of brigadier general, twenty-one colonels, fifty-three lieutenant colonels, one hundred and twenty-seven majors, two hundred and sixty-nine captains, one first lieutenant, and seventy-two second lieutenants. The enlisted personnel shall consist of one hundred and eighty-three quartermaster sergeants, senior grade; one thousand two hundred and fifty-six quartermaster sergeants: six hundred and eighty-nine sergeants, first class ; five thousand four hundred and forty-one sergeants; one thousand three hundred and fourteen corporals; five hundred and fifteen cooks; four thousand eight hundred and eighty privates, first class, including enlisted specialists; and two thousand four hundred and fifty-three privates. The temporary personnel shall consist of such reserve officers and noncommissioned officers as may be attached thereto and of such number of recruits not exceeding two thousand eight hundred, as may be available for assignment thereto.

SEC. 17. THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT.—The Medical Department shall consist of one Surgeon General, who shall be a permanent officer, with the rank of major general during the active service of the present incumbent of that office, and thereafter with the rank of brigadier general, who shall be chief of said department; a Medical Corps; a Medical Reserve Corps within the limit of time now fixed by law; a Dental Corps; a Veterinary Corps; contract surgeons as now authorized by law; the Nurse Corps as now prescribed by law; an enlisted personnel and a temporary personnel.

The permanent commissioned personnel of the Medical Corps shall consist of forty-eight colonels, one hundred and six lieutenant colonels, six hundred and forty majors, one thousand and thirty-six captains, and one thousand one hundred and two first lieutenants, all appointed as now prescribed by law.

The permanent personnel of the Dental Corps shall consist of five hundred dental surgeons. Dental surgeons shall have the rank, pay, and allowances of first lieutenants until they have completed five years' service. Dental surgeons of more than nine but less than nineteen years' service shall, subject to such examination as the President may prescribe, have the rank, pay, and allowances of captains. Dental surgeons of more than nineteen years' service shall, subject to such examination as the President may prescribe, have the rank, pay, and allowances of majors.

There shall be three hundred and forty-eight veterinarians and assistant veterinarians for duty with the over-sea garrisons, the frontier forces, and the training forces at the rate of two such officers for each regiment of Cavalry, one for every three battalions of Field Artillery, and one for each battalion of mounted Engineers and for duty with the Quartermaster Corps as inspectors of horses, mules, and meats, and the President is hereby authorized, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to appoint the additional number of assistant veterinarians authorized. Candidates for appointment as assistant veterinarians shall have the qualifications and shall pass the examinations now provided for by law with reference to rank, pay, and allowances; and the President is authorized to appoint such number of reserve veterinarians as may be required to tend public animals pertaining to the Quartermaster Corps as now prescribed by law.

The enlisted personnel of the Medical Department shall consist of fifty-one master hospital sergeants; fifty-one hospital sergeants; one thousand eightyone sergeants, first class; one thousand six hundred and seventy-seven sergeants; seven hundred and seventeen corporals; nine hundred and twenty-one cooks; one hundred and eighty-four horseshoers; one hundred and eighty-four saddlers; one hundred and eighty-four farriers; one hundred and eighty-four mechanics; three thousand and eighty-three privates, first class; and two thousand five hundred and twenty-nine privates.

The temporary personnel shall consist of such reserve officers and noncommissioned officers as may be attached thereto, and of such number of recruits not exceeding thirty-three thousand as may be available for assignment thereto.

SEC. 18. CORPS OF ENGINEERS.—The permanent commissioned personnel of the Corps of Engineers shall consist of one Chief of Engineers with the rank of brigadier general, thirty-six colonels, forty-three lieutenant colonels, ninetyeight majors, two hundred and ninety-six captains, three hundred and six first lieutenants, and one hundred and fifty-eight second lieutenants.

The enlisted personnel shall consist of eighty-six master engineers, senior grade; two hundred and fifty-six master engineers, junior grade; twenty regimental sergeants major ; forty-two battalion sergeants major; forty regimental supply sergeants; three battalion supply sergeants; forty color sergeants; twenty sergeant buglers; one hundred and twenty-eight first sergeants; three hundred and seventy-four sergeants, first class; one hundred and twenty-six mess sergeants; one hundred and twenty-eight supply sergeants; one hundred and twenty-eight stable sergeants; one thousand and forty-six sergeants; one thousand six hundred and sixty-two corporals; one hundred and thirty-four horseshoers; one hundred and fifty-three buglers; one hundred and twenty-five saddlers; three hundred and ninety-seven cooks; three thousand one hundred and eighteen privates, first class; two thousand two hundred and thirty-six privates ; five hundred and sixty-four wagoners; one band leader; one assistant band leader; two band sergeants; four band corporals; two musicians, first class; four musicians, second class; and thirteen musicians, third class. So much of the commissioned and enlisted personnel enumerated in this section as may be required therefor shall, together with such number of recruits not exceeding twenty-six thousand, as may be available for assignment thereto, be organized into one Engineer band, twenty regiments, forty battalions and two mounted battalions of Engineers for service in the over-sea garrisons, the frontier forces, and the training forces as hereinafter provided. Each regiment, battalion, mounted battalion, company (regimental), and mounted company of Engineers and the Engineer band of the over-sea garrisons and frontier forces shall have the organization and the maximum personnel now provided by law. Each regiment, battalion, and mounted battalion of Engineers of the training forces shall have the organization and maximum personnel provided now by law. The permanent personnel of each company (regimental) of Engineers of the training forces shall consist of one captain; two first lieutenants; one second lieutenant; one first sergeant; three sergeants, first class ; one mess sergeant; one supply sergeant; one stable sergeant; eight sergeants ; twelve corporals; one horseshoer; one bugler; one saddler; three cooks; and twenty-four privates, first class. Its temoprary personnel shall consist of such reserve officers and noncommissioned officers as may be attached thereto and of such number of recruits, not exceeding two hundred and thirty, as may be available for assignment thereto.

The permanent personnel of each mounted Engineer company of the training forces shall consist of one captain; two first lieutenants; one second lieutenant; two master engineers, junior grade; one first sergeant; two sergeants, first class; one mess sergeant; one supply sergeant; one stable sergeant; six sergeants; eleven corporals; two horseshoer; one saddler; two cooks; one bugler; two wagoners; and eleven privates, first class. Its temporary personnel shall consist of such reserve officers and noncommissioned officers as may be attached thereto and of such number of recruits, not exceeding one hundred and eighty, as may be available for assignment thereto. .

The permanent personnel of the Engineer band shall consist of one band leader, one assistant band leader, one first sergeant, two band sergeants, four band corporals, two musicians (first class), four musicians (second class), thirteen musicians (third class), and one cook : Provided, That the enlisted force of the Corps of Engineers and the permanent officers and temporary personnel serving therewith shall constitute a part of the line of the Army.

Each regiment, battalion, mounted battalion, company (regimental), and mounted company of Engineers of the first and second reserves shall, as far as practicable, have the personnel and organization prescribed herein for like units of Engineers while serving as part of an over-sea garrison.

SEC. 19. THE ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT.—The permanent commissioned personnel of the Ordnance Department shall consist of one Chief of Ordnance with the rank of brigadier general, thirteen colonels, thirty lieutenant colonels, fiftyeight majors, seventy-seven captains, and sixty-five first lieutenants: Provided, That hereafter the Secretary of War is authorized to detail not to exceed one hundred lieutenants from the permanent commissioned personnel of the United States Army at large for duty as student officers in the establishments of the Ordnance Department for a period of two years; and the completion of the prescribed course of instruction shall constitute examination for detail in the Ordnance Department: Provided further, That vacancies which may occur in the commissioned personnel of the Ordnance Department shall be subject to the provisions of the act of Congress approved June third, nineteen hundred and sixteen, relating thereto.

The enlisted personnel of the Ordnance Department shall consist of two hundred and thirteen ordnance sergeants, two hundred and ninety-five sergeants, three hundred and forty-five corporals, one thousand and twenty-five privates, first class, and two hundred and ninety-three privates.

The temporary personnel of the Ordnance Department shall consist of such reserve officers and noncommissioned officers as may be attached thereto, and of such number of recruits, not exceeding one thousand three hundred and fifty, as may be available for assignment thereto.

SEC. 20. THE SIGNAL CORPS.--The permanent commissioned personnel of the Signal Corps shall consist of one Chief Signal Officer with the rank of brigadier general, three colonels, eight lieutenant colonels, forty-seven majors, ninety-four captains, three hundred and two first lieutenants; and the permanent commissioned personnel of the aviation section of the Signal Corps shall consist of one colonel, one lieutenant colonel, forty-eight majors, one hundred and fortyfour captains, two hundred and nine first lieutenants, and four hundred and thirty-two aviators detailed or employed as such.

The enlisted personnel of the Signal Corps shall consist of two hundred and ninety-two master signal electricians, one thousand and eighty-eight sergeants (first class), one thousand one hundred and seventy-eight sergeants, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two corporals, four hundred and six cooks, ninetysix horseshoers, fifty buglers, two thousand three hundred and thirteen privates (first class), and two thousand four hundred and seventy-three privates.

The temporary personnel of the Signal Corps shall consist of such reserve officers and noncommissioned officers as may be attached thereto, and of such number of recruits, not exceeding fourteen thousand four hundred, as may be available for assignment thereto.

The President is hereby authorized to prescribe from time to time the personnel and organization of aero squadrons, field signal battalions, field signal battalions, mounted, and balloon companies of the over-sea garrison, the frontier forces, and the training forces, and so much of the permanent commissioned and enlisted personnel of the Signal Corps herein enumerated, including the commissioned personnel of the aviation section, as may be required therefor, and the recruits of the temporary personnel shall be organized into thirty-six aero squadrons, eleven balloon companies, twenty field signal battalions, six telegraph battalions and two field signal battalions, mounted.

The personnel and organization of aero squadrons, field signal battalions, field signal battalions, mounted, and balloon companies of the first and second reserves shall be, as far as practicable, the same as the President shall prescribe for like units of an over-sea garrison.

SEC. 21. BUREAU OF INSULAR AFFAIRS OF THE WAR DEPARTMENT.-Nothing in this act shall be construed to repeal existing laws relating to the organization of the Bureau of Insular Affairs of the War Department.

SEC. 22. CHAPLAINS.— The President is authorized to appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, chaplains in the permanent personnel of the United States Army at the rate of not to exceed, including chaplains now in the service, one for each regiment of Cavalry, Infantry, Field Artillery, and Engineers, and one for each fifteen companies or equivalent units of the Coast Artillery Corps in the over-sea garrisons, the frontier forces, and the training forces, with the pay and allowances now prescribed by law. .

SEC. 23. COMPOSITION OF INFANTRY UNITS.—Each Infantry regiment. battalion, headquarters company, machine-gun company, supply company, and company in battalion of the over-sea garrisons and frontier forces and the Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry shall have the organization and the maximum personnel now provided by law.

Each regiment of Infantry of the training forces shall consist of one colonel and one lieutenant colonel (both of the permanent personnel), one headquarters company, one machine-gun company, one supply company, and twelve Infantry companies organized into three battalions of four companies each.

Each battalion of the training forces shall consist of one major and one first lieutenant (mounted), both of the permanent personnel, and four companies.

The permanent personnel of each Infantry. company in battalion of the training forces shall consist of one captain, one first lieutenant, one second lieutenant, one first sergeant, one mess sergeant, one supply sergeant, eight sergeants, eight corporals, three cooks, one bugler, two mechanics, and five privates (first class).

Its temporary personnel shall consist of such reserve officers and noncommissioned officers as may be attached thereto and of such number of recruits, not exceeding two hundred, as may be available for assignment thereto for military training and service.

The permanent personnel of each Infantry headquarters company of the training forces shall consist of one captain (mounted) (regimental adjutant), one regimental sergeant major (nounted), three battalion sergeants major (mounted), one first sergeant (drum major), one sergeant bugler, two color sergeants, one mess sergeant, one supply sergeant, one stable sergeant, one sergeant, two cooks, one horseshoer, one band leader, one assistant band leader, two band sergeants, four band corporals, four privates (first class), and three privates.

Its temporary personnel shall consist of such reserve officers and noncommissioned officers as may be attached thereto and of such number of recruits,

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