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February 1, 1941


JAMA. 1941;116(5):421-424. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820050065017

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Bills Introduced.—  S. 165, introduced by Senator Sheppard, Texas, proposes to continue in the service of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard beyond the term of their enlistment those suffering from service connected disease or injury and in need of medical or hospital care until recovery through such medical care and hospitalization. S. 238, introduced by Senator Sheppard, Texas, provides that Reserve officers, Army of the United States, who were called or ordered into active military service by the federal government for extended service in excess of thirty days on or subsequent to Feb. 28, 1925, other than for service with the Civilian Conservation Corps and who are now disabled from disease or injury contracted or received in line of duty while so employed, shall be entitled to receive the same retirement pay and hospital benefits as are now or may hereafter be provided

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