At the request of the American Committee on Optics and Visual Physiology, the following supplement is presented. For details, the reader is referred to the original articles.1
ARMY, INCLUDING SELECTIVE SERVICE
For appointments in commissioned grades, no changes.
For induction of enlisted personnel
General service: (a) Binocular (both eyes open) vision of not less than 20/40 without glasses, provided the vision in the more defective eye is not less than 20/70 without glasses and provided the defective vision is not due to active or progressive organic disease.
(b) Visual acuity without glasses of not less than 20/200 in each eye, provided vision is correctable to 20/40 in each eye and provided the defective vision is not due to active or progressive organic disease. The actual possession of suitable glasses by an individual is not required for his acceptance under these standards.2
Limited service : (a) Minimum vision of 20/400 in