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November 29, 1947


JAMA. 1947;135(13):857-858. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02890130047017

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SELECTION BOARD FOR PROMOTION TO COLONEL  A five man board to study the qualifications of medical officers for promotion to permanent colonels was announced by the War Department, November 8, to meet in Washington, D. C., in December. The board will consider for promotion to colonel medical corps officers who were permanent lieutenant colonels on August 31. The board comprises Major Gen. Malcolm C. Grow, chairman, and Brigadier Generals John M. Willis, Omar H. Quade, Albert A. Kenner and Guy B. Denit.

GOVERNMENT-TRAINED MEDICAL OFFICERS  The armed forces have just offered preschedule separation from service or one year voluntary duty to about 2,200 government-trained medical corps officers. The order affects about 900 Navy V-12 doctors and about 1,300 nonvolunteer general duty Army medical officers who entered the service prior to May 1, 1946. Both services urge all those affected to make application prior to

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