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Pay in the United States Army and Navy
Source: The Official Rates of those Departments
PAY IN THE NAVY
$8.000: Rear Admiral, $6,000 to $8.000; Captain, Major General, $8,000; Brigadier General, $6,000; $3.500 to $6,000; Commander$3,000 to $5,750; Colonel, $3,500 to $4,000, according to length of
Lieutenant Commander, $2,400 to $5,250; Lieutenservice; Lieutenant Colonel, $3,000 to $4,000; Major,
ant, $2,000 to $4,500; Lieutenant (junior grade), $2,400 to $3,500; Captain, $2,000 to $3,000; First
$1,500 to $3,600; Ensign, $1,500 to $3,000; Warrant
Officers, $1,836 to $4,500. Lieutenant, $1,500 to $2,400; Second Lieutenant, $1,500 to $2,000; Warrant officers, $1,776 to $2,220. Petty Officer. $60 to $126. Nonrated men, $21 to $54.
Monthly pay-Petty Officer, third class to Chief Monthly pay-Pay of enlisted men according to Base pay is not all, extra allowances per month grade. $21 to $157.50.
are paid on special details, and permanent addiAdditional pay per month for special qualifica- tions for medals of honor. tions in the use of arms, etc., and for Distinguished
A Navy recruit is designated an apprentice seaService awards.
man upon enlistment and is also paid a basic wage
of $21 a month. He is sent to a naval training A recruit who enters the Army receives a base station for a course of training. Following this pay of $21 & month as a private. There is no auto- course, he is transferred to general service at sea matic promotion in grade. Ex-members of the unless selected for special service school instruction. Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Naval After 4 months' total service, including recruit Reserve who reenlist are promoted in 1 month in training, an apprentice seaman is promoted to place of 4 months, provided their previous service seaman second class, and seamen second class may and training warrant such advancement.
be rated firemen third class as vacancies occur, if Enlisted Men's additional pay per month and selected for engineering duty. The monthly pay qualifications--Use of fire arms, first class. $5 of these ratings is $36. second class, $4; third class, $3; fourth class, $2;
Bonuses paid to sailors and non-commissioned Afth class, $1. Medal of Honor, $2; Distinguished officers of the Navy for re-enlistment are doubled Service Cross, $2; Distinguished Service Medal, $2;
under a new law. Distinguished Flying Cross, $2; Soldier's Medal, $2. Heretofore petty officers have received re-enlistFor each bar in lieu of Medal of Honor, Dis
ment bonuses of $50 for each year of service, with tinguished Service Cross, Medal, Flying Cross or
a limit of $300. Enlisted men's bonuses were $25 Soldiers' Medal, $2.
for each year served, with a limit of $150. Rates of pay at Military Academy--Professor,
Enlisted Men's additional pay per month and
qualifications-For each Medal of Honor, Disover 10 years' service, pay of Colonel; Professor,
tinguished Service Medal or Navy Cross, $2; deless than 10 years' service, pay of Lieutenant
tailed as messmen, $5: detailed as mail clerks, $15 Colonel; Chaplain, $4,000 per annum; Teacher of
to $30; assistant mail clerks, $10; (at Naval Station, Music, pay of 1st Lieutenant; Cadet, $780 per Guantanamo
Cuba), $15; designated as annum.
divers, $10 to $30; (plus $5 an hour for each hour Pay of nurses (monthly)--Less than 3 years' or fraction thereof while employed in diving in service, $70; over 3 years' service, $90; over 6 actual operations in depths over 90 feet); duty on years' service, $115; over 9 years' service, $130. board submarines. $5 to $30; (depending on deIn addition to pay as nurse: Superintendent, tail. rating and qualifications); listeners on sub$208.33; Assistant Superintendent. $125; Chief marines, $2; qualified sound operators, $2; Sonic Nurse, $50.
repairmen, $2; qualincation in the use of arms, Retired pay--Pay of retired officers varies ac
$1 to $5. Fifty per cent increase in pay of the cording to rank and years of service.
rating when individual flight orders have been
issued and the required number of Aights are made. Enlisted men are entitled to 75 per centum of
Retired pay and the Reserve After thirty years' the pay they may be in receipt of and allowances.
service, an enlisted man may retire on three-fourths Service members rates of pay in the following of the pay of his rating including all permanent branches of service are based on Army and Navy additions plus $15.75 allowances, making a total tables of pay scales: Marine Corps--Army. Coast of $133.88 a month of a chief petty officer with Guard-Navy. Coast and Geodetic Survey --Navy. permanent appointment.
U. S. War and Other Appropriations, 1941, 1942
Fiscal year 1942:
14,645,279,287 5,683,847,907 1,640,332,250 21,969,459,444
120,996,000 16,957.725 137,953,725 Subtotal....
14,828, 124,982 5,846,292,801 2,944,289.975 23,619,007,758 Deduct cash included to liquidate 1941 contract authorizations. 3,357,373,076 615,453,690 235,653,000 4,208,479,766 Net total, 1942....
11.471,051,906 5,230,839,111 2,708,636.975 19,410,527,992 Net total 1941 and 1942,
24,754.628,978 9,697,125,56% 4,304,808,883 38,756,563,429 Defense Aid Appropriation Act, 1941.
7.000.000.000 Additional Defense aid (pending)
5.985,000,000 Estimated appropriations required beyond 1942 to complete construction of the expanded Návy
60,154,563,429 Generals and Lieutenant Generals of the U. S. Army George Washington held the rank of General States shall be appointed and commissioned by and Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army the style of 'general of the armies of the United from June 15, 1775, to Dec. 23. 1783. He was
States': and the present office and title of lieuappointed lieutenant general and Commander-in
tenant general shall thereafter be abolished." Chief of the United States Army on July 3, 1798.
While the purpose of this legislation was unThe office of "general" under the present form
doubtedly to confer the title of general upon of Government was first established by section 9,
Washington, no record has been found in this office
to show that the appointment was ever made. of the act approved March 3, 1799, while Wash- The following-named officers served in the United ington was holding the office of commander with States Army in the grades of general and lieurank of lieutenant general, and which provided tenant general, respectively, during the time speci"that a commander of the Army of the United | fed after each name:
(c) George C. Marshall, Sept. 1, 1939John L. Hines held office as Chief of Staff of title of General of the Armies of the United States, the Army, with rank of Major General, from (b) Did not hold the grade of general in the Sept. 14, 1924 to Nov. 20, 1926 and retired in the Regular Army, but by the act of Congress apgrade of major general. He was advanced to the proved June 21, 1930, both became full generals on grade of General on the retired list under the pro- the Regular Army retired list. This act gives warvisions of a special act of Congress approved time rank, without increased pay or allowance, to June 15, 1940.
officers and former officers of the United States "Generals of the Army or of the Armies of the Army, upon their retirement from active service, United States (both phrases being held to mean (c) Temporary rank while holding the office of the same thing).
Chief of Staff, as provided by an act of Congress (a) Retired Sept. 13, 1924, with the rank and approved Feb. 23, 1929.
LIEUTENANT GENERALS (b)-George Washington (July 3, 1798); Ulysses S. Grant (March 2, 1864); William T. Sherman (July 25, 1866); Philip H. Sheridan (March 4, 1869); John M. Schofield (Feb. 8, 1895); Nelson A. Miles (June 6, 1900).
Samuel B. M. Young (Aug. 8, 1903); Adna R. Chaffee (Jan. 9, 1904); John C. Bates (Feb. 1, 1906); Henry C. Corbin (April 15, 1906); Arthur MacArthur (Sept. 15, 1906); Hunter Liggett (Oct. 16, 1918); Robert L. Bullard (Oct. 16, 1918); Edgar Jadwin (retired Aug. 7, 1929, with rank of Lieutenant General, Act, March 4, 1915); Hugh A. Drum (Aug. 5, 1939); Stanley H. Ford (Aug. 5, 1939).
Stanley D. Embick (Aug. 5, 1939); Albert J. Bowley (Aug. 5, 1939); John L. DeWitt (Dec. 5, 1939); Charles D. Herron (July 31, 1940); Daniel Van Voorhis (July 31, 1940); Herbert J. Brees (Oct. 1, 1940); Ben Lear (Oct. 1, 1940); Walter C. Short (Feb. 8, 1941); Walter Krueger (May 16, 1941); Frank M Andrews (Sept. 19, 1941); Delos C. Emmons (**) (Nov. 16, 1940); Lesley J. McNair (June 9, 1941).
**Delos C. Emmons accepted his commission as a Lieutenant General on Nov. 16, 1940, but his date of rank is Oct. 25, 1940,
(b) Liggett and Bullard did not hold the grade in the Regular Army. Jadwin saw no active service in the grade but retired (Aug. 7, 1929) with the rank of lieutenant general, as provided by an act of Congress (approved Mar. 4, 1915). .
Drum to Andrews, inclusive, held temporary rank while in command of one of the four armies of the United States Army (pursuant to an act of Congress approved Aug. 5, 1939), or while in command of the Hawaiian or Panama Canal Departments, (pursuant to act of Congress approved July 31, 1940).
Winfield Scott held the rank of Brevet Lieutenant General from March 29, 1847 to Nov. 1, 1861.
Number of Guns in U. S. Army and Navy Salutes
(From the Service Regulations)
Salute -guns (Ruffles
and Depar- flour. Arrival ture Ishes
17 17 17 17 17 15
ereign of & foreign
royal family ... Vice President American or foreign am
bassador... High com. or other diplo
matic omcer equal or su
perior to an ambas..
pine Isl. and Gov. of
and foreign envoys or
minis. accred, to the U.S.
minis. resid. accred to
the United States
and charges d'affaires
accred. to United States. Brigadier general.. Consuls general accredited
to the United States Cons. accred, to U.S... Vice
cons. or consular agents accred. to U.S...
19 19 19 19 19 19 19 17 17
Military Posts and Camps in Continental United States
Source: Army Records as of Oct. 31, 1941 (Note: Strength of military personnel at stations having less than 1,000 not shown.)
8,100 1,400 1,800
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.
Arlington Cantonment Station, Arlington, Va.
1,500 1,900 1.100 19.500 5,800
Post or Camp
(see Kellogg Field)..
Battle Creek, Mich..
Fort Bliss, Texas.
1820 Statesville Ave., Charlotte, N. C.
1,700 MILITARY POSTS AND CAMPS IN CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES—Continued
Post or Camp
Post Office Address
2.600 2.400 17.200 2,200
4,000 27,400 3.400 3,900
Selma, Ala. Crockett, Fort.
Galveston, Texas. Croft, Camp
Camp Croft, 8. C. Cronkhite, Fort.
Fort Baker, Callt. Crook, Fort
Fort Crook, Nebr. Crowder, Camp.
Neosho, Mo. Cuero Municipal Airport
Cuero, Texas. Curtis Bay Ordnance Depot.
South Baltimore Md Curtis Field
Brady, Texas. Custer, Fort.
Fort Custer, Mich. Daniel Field.
Augusta, GA. Davis, Camp.
Camp Davis, N. C. Dawes, Fort
Deer Island, Mass. Delaware, Fort
Fort Delaware, Del. Delaware Ordnance Depot
Pedricktown, N. J. Denver Ordnance Plant.
Denver, Colo. Des Moines, Fort.
Fort Des Moines, Iowa. DeSoto, Fort..
Tampa, Fla. Detrick Field.
Frederick, MD, Detroit Tank Arsenal.
28251 Van Dyke Rd., Detroit, Mich Devens, Fort
Fort Devens, Mass District of Columbia Rifle Range Carnp Simms, D. C. Dix, Fort,
Fort Dix, N. J.. Dixie Ordnance Works.
Sterlington, La. Dodge, Camp.
Herrold, low&. Dothan Air Corps Facility.
Dothan, Ala.. Douglas, Fort.
Fort Douglas, Utah Drew Field
Tampa, Fla.. Dryden Airport.
Dryden, Texas Duncan Field.
Ban Antonio, Texas. DuPont, Fort.
Fort DuPont, Del. Duvall, Fort.
Winthrop Station, Boston, Mass Edgewood Arsenal.
Edgewood Arsenal, Md. Edwards, Camp.
Camp Edwards, Mass Eglin Field
Air Corps Proving Ground, Eglin Field, Fla. Ellington Field.
Houston, Tex. Elwood Ordnance Loading Plant. Jollet, ni. English Field.
Amarillo, Texas. Enld Air Corps Facility
Enid, Okla Erie Proving Ground.
Lacarne, Ohio Esler Field...
Camp Beauregard, La. Eustis, Fort...
Fort Eustis. Va Fairfax Airport
Kansas City, Kans Fairfield Air Depot,
Fairfield, Ohio. Fitzsimons General Hospital
Denver, Colo. Flagler, Fort.
Port Townsend, Wash Forrest, Camp.
Camp Forrest, Tenn Foster, Fort
Kittery, Me Fostoria Plant, C. W. 8.
Fostoria, Ohio. Frankford Arsenal
Bridesburg Sta., Philadelphia, Pa. Fresno Army Air Base.
Fresno, Calit Front Royal Quartermaster Depot Front Royal, Va. Funston, Fort
Fort Winfeld Scott, Calif. Gadsden Ordnance Plant.
Gadsden, Ala.. Gardner Field..
Talt, Calir. Geiger Field.
Spokane, Wash Getty, Fort
Jamestown, R. I Glendale Air Corps Facility.
Glendale, Ariz Glendale Grand Central Air Terminal Glendale, Calif. Godman Field.
Fort Knox, Ky Goodfellow Field.
San Angelo, Tex. Gordon, Camp.
Augusta, Ga.. Gowen Field.
Boise, Idaho. Grant, Camp.
Camp Grant, III. Gray Fleld.
Fort Lewis, Wash Greble, Fort
Jamestown, R.I. Greene, Fort Nathaniel.
Narragansett, R.I.. Greenville Air Corps Facility
Greenville, Miss. Grider Field
Pine Bluff, Ark Gunter Field
Gunter Field, Ala Haan, Camp
Camp Haan, Calif Hamilton Feld.
Hamilton Field, Calil Hamilton, Fort
Brooklyn, N. Y. Hancock, Fort.
Fort Hancock, N. J Harlingen Airport
Harlingen, Texas. Harrisburg Municipal Airport
Harrisburg. Pa. Harrison, Fort Benjamin.
Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind. Hatbox Field
Muskogee, Okla. Hayes, Fort.
Columbus, Ohio.. Heath, Fort
Winthrop Station, Boston, Mass Hemnet Air Corps Facility.
Hemet, Calil.. Hensley Field.
Grand Prairie, Tex. Hicks Field
Fort Worth, Texas. Higley A. C. Facility
Santa Barbara, Calif.
St. Paul, Minn, Hoosier Ordnance Plant.
Charlestown, Ind Houston, Fort Sam
Fort Sam Houston, Tex. Huachuca, Fort.
Fort Huachuca, Ariz. Hulen, Camp
Camp Hulen, Tex. Hunter Liggett Military Reservation..Jolon, Calil Huntsville Arsenal. Alabama.
Huntsville, Ala. Illinois Ordnance Plant...
2,200 9,000 4,000 1,000 3,800
23,700 14.500 11,800
MILITARY POSTS AND CAMPS IN CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES-Continued
Post or Camp
Post Office Address
tion, Pa. Iowa Ordnance Plant.
Burlington, Iowa Jackson Army Air Base.
Jackson, Miss. Jackson, Fort ..
Fort Jackson, S. C. Jackson Barracks.
New Orleans, La. Jacksonville Municipal Airport. Jacksonville, Fla Jay, Fort..
Governors Island, N. Y Jefferson Barracks
Jefferson Barracks, Mo.
Saunderstown, R. I.
Battle Creek, Mich.
Kelly Field, Texas. Kern County Airport.
Bakersfield, Calif. Key Field.
Meridian, Miss. Key West Barracks.
Key West, Fla.. Kingsbury Ordnance Plant
La Porte, Ind.. Knox, Fort
Fort Knox, Ky. La Garde General Hospital
New Orleans, La Lake Charles A. C. Facility
Lake Charles, La. Lake City Ordnance Plant
Independence, Mo. Lakeland Air Corps Facility
Lakeland, Fla. Langdon, Camp.
Portsmouth, N. H Langley Field
Langley Field, Va, Las Vegas Alrport.
Las Vegas, Nev Lawson Field
Fort Benning. Ga. Lawson General Hospital
Atlanta, Ga. Lawton, Fort..
Seattle, Wash Leavenworth, Fort.
Fort Leavenworth, Kans Lee, Camp..
Camp Lee, Va. Lemoore A. C. Facility
Lemoore, Calif. Letterman General Hospital,
Presidio of San Francisco, Calif Levett, Fort..
Portland, Me... Lewis, Fort
Fort Lewis, Wash. Lexington Signal Depot.
Lexington, Ky. Lincoln, Fort
Bismarck, N. Dak
San Diego, Calif.
Camp Livingston, La..
Campo, Calif. Logan Field...
Dundalk, Md. Logan, Fort..
Fort Logan, Colo. Lone Star Ordnance Plant
Texarkana, Texas Long Beach Municipal Airport.
Long Beach, Calir. Los Angeles Municipal Alrport.
Inglewood, Calll. Louisiana Ordnance Plant.
Minden, La.. Love Field.
Dallas, Tex. Lovell General Hospital
Fort Devens, Mass. Lowry Field.
Denver, Colo. Lubbock A. C. Facility
Lubbock, Texas. Luke Field.
Litchfield Park, Ariz Lunken Airport
Cincinnati, Ohio. Lyon, Fort
Portland, Me. Mabry Field, Dale
Tallahassee, Fla. MacArthur, Fort.
San Pedro, Calil. MacDill Field
MacDill Field, Fla. MeChord Field.
McChord Field, Wash McClellan Field.
Sacramento, Calir MeClellan, Fort.
Fort McClellan, Ala McCoy, Camp
Sparta, Wisc. McDowell, Fort
Angel Island, Callt McHenry, Fort.
Baltimore, MD. McIntosh, Fort
Laredo, Tex McKinley. Fort.
Portland, Me. McPherson, Fort
Atlanta, Ga. McQuaide, Camp
Watsonville, Calll. McRee, Fort
Fort Barrancas, Fla Madison Barracks.
Sackets Harbor, N. Y Manchester Army Air Base
Manchester, NH March Field..
March Field, Calir. Marta Airport.
Marta, Texas. Marshall Field.
Fort Riley. Kans. Mason, Fort.
San Francisco, Calif. Mather Field
Mills, Calif. Maumelle Ordnance Works
Marche, Ark. Maxwell Field..
Maxwell Field, Ala Meade, Fort.
Fort Meade, S. Dak. Meade, Fort George G.
Fort George G. Meade, Md. Medford Municipal Alrport.
Medford, Oregon.. Memphis Municipal Airport.
Memphis, Tenn. Merced Air Corps Facility
Merced, Calif..., Miami Municipal Airport
P.O. Box 218, Hialeah, Fla Michie, Fort
New London, Conn.. Middletown Air Depot.
Middletown, Pa. Midland Airport..
Midland, Texas, Midland Plant, C. W. S
Midland, Mich. Milan Ordnance Depot.
Milan, Tenn. Mlles, Fort..
1,900 2,200 6,300 3,300
1,200 1.800 1,000
1,800 2,000 4,500