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COMMISSIONS IN THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT, REGULAR ARMY
1. The Surgeon General invites the attention of all Medical Department officers and former officers, other than those retired, of both male and female component corps, to War Department Circular 243, dated August 10, on the subject "Interest in Commissions in the Regular Army," a summary of which follows:(a) "Present indications are that a number of outstanding officers who have proved their capabilities in this emergency will be needed in the Regular Army peacetime establishment. Until appropriate legislation is enacted, the War Department cannot announce the conditions which will govern selection of these officers or the number required. However, it is desired that officers who have served in the emergency, whether or not they are still on active duty, be given the opportunity of indicating their interest in obtaining a Regular Army commission. An officer making such a statement of
MEDICINE AND THE WAR. JAMA. 1945;129(2):135-137. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860360037014