February 22, 1890


JAMA. 1890;XIV(8):277. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410080025005

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We publish elsewhere in the present number of The Journal a notice of the meeting of an Army Medical Board, which will be convened during the month of May next in the city of New York, for the examination of candidates for appointment in the medical corps of the United States army; and in order that those who purpose to make applications for such examinations may be fully advised with reference to the medical department and the requisites essential to appointment therein, we append a circular of information prepared by Surgeon-General Moore, which very fully conveys the needed information.

Of many things we, as Americans, have reason to be proud, but we cannot boast of large standing armies. The patriotism that burns in the breast of every true American is our best guaranty of protection to every American interest. At peace among ourselves and in accord with our environments, we

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