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July 28, 1956

GOVERNMENT SERVICES

JAMA. 1956;161(13):1267. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970130055018

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Abstract

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE 

Interagency Health Advisory Board.—  The Office of Defense Mobilization has announced the establishment, effective May 31, of the Interagency Health Advisory Board, the primary function of which is to advise the director of Defense Mobilization "on interagency problems in planning for defense mobilization purposes for the utilization and control of health resources, including professional and auxiliary health manpower, health supplies and equipment and health facilities." The board, the head of which will be Dr. Howard A. Rusk, chairman, Health Resources Advisory Committee, Office of Defense Mobilization, comprises representatives from the Departments of Defense, Army, Navy, Air Force, and Health, Education, and Welfare; the Federal Civil Defense Administration; and the Veterans Administration.

AIR FORCE 

General Benson Appointed to School of Aviation Medicine.—  Brig. Gen. Otis O. Benson Jr. will again become commandant of the School of Aviation Medicine at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, on Sept. 1, succeeding

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