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June 28, 1952

GOVERNMENT SERVICES

JAMA. 1952;149(9):884. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.02930260086018

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Abstract

ARMY 

Meeting of Advisory Board of Medical Consultants.—  Six members of the advisory board of the Society of U. S. Medical Consultants in World War II met with Maj. Gen. George E. Armstrong, the Surgeon General and members of his staff June 7 in the Surgeon General's Office in Washington. After opening remarks by Dr. Grover C. Penberthy of Detroit, president of the society, General Armstrong talked on the status and problems of the Army Medical Service. His presentation was followed by reports from the chairmen of consultants' committees responsible for the Zone of the Interior, overseas areas, public information, personnel, preventive medicine, psychiatry, and training. Col. Harold W. Glattly, chief, personnel division, Surgeon General's Office, presented a detailed chart showing Army requirements for physicians in the coming months.

New Assignments for Four General Officers.—  Maj. Gen. Arthur R. Gaines (MC), who for more than three years has served as

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