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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 officers, $1,836 'to $4,500.
$1,500 to $3,600; Énsign, $1,500 to $3,000; Warrant 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 addi. Additional pay per month for special qualifications 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 a 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.
Enlisted Men's additional pay per month and Rates of pay at Military Academy--Professor,
qualifications-For each Medal of Honor, Disover 10 years' service, pay of Colonel: Professor, less than 10 years' service, pay of Lieutenant tailed as messmen, $5; detailed as mail clerks, $15
tinguished Service Medal or Navy Cross, $2; deColonel; 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 Bay, 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; qualification 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 flights 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. I permanent appointment.
U. S. War and Other Appropriations, 1941, 1942
Source: United States Bureau of the Budget (As of Oct. 2, 1941)
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, 424,982 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 9,697,125,568 4,304,808,883 38,756,563,429 Defense Ald 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
Washington, no record has been found in this once of Government was first established by section 9, 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 lleurank of lieutenant general, and which provided tenant general, respectively, during the time speci"that a commander of the Army of the United | fled after each name:
John 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 genera He was anced to the proved ne 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 #. 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.
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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.)
Approx. Post or Camp
Post Office Address
Stgth. Aberdeen Proving Ground Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md
8,100 Adams, Fort.... Newport, R. I.,
1,400 Adams Field. Little Rock, Ark
1,800 Air Corps Proving Ground.
Eglin Fleld, Fla. Alabama Ordnance Works..
Talladega, Ala Albuquerque Army Air Base Albuquerque, N. Mex.
2,200 Allen, Fort Ethan.. Fort Ethan Allen, Vt.
3,700 Andrews, Fort.
Boston, Mass. Anniston Ordnance Depot
Anniston, Ala. Arledge Field.
Arlington Cantonment Station, Arlington, Va.
1,200 Army and Navy General Hospital Hot Springs National Park, Ark Army War College.
Washington, D.C.. Atlanta Airport.
Atlanta, Ga.. Atlanta General Depot.
Atlanta, Ga. Atlanta Quartermaster Depot.
Atlanta, Ga. Augusta Arsenal.
Augusta, Ga. Baer Field.
Fort Wayne, Ind. Baker, Fort.
Fort Baker, Calll. Bakersfield Air Corps Facility Bakerstield, Calif.
1,500 Bangor Army Air Base. Bangor, Me
1,900 Banks, Fort. Winthrop Station, Boston, Mass.
1.100 Barkeley, Camp. Camp Barkeley, Texas.
19.500 Barksdale Field. Shreveport, La.
5,800 Barnes General Hospital,
Vancouver Barracks, Wash
2,000 Barry, Fort. Fort Baker, Calif.
1,100 Baton Rouge Army Air Base.
Baton Rouge, L&. Battle Creek Municipal Airport (see Kellogg Field).
Battle Creek, Mich.
2,800 Belvoir, Fort. Fort Belvoir, Va..
17,300 Benicia Arsenal.
46,800 Biggs Flela
Fort Bliss, Texas.
Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind
45,900 Bliss, Fort... Fort Bliss, Texas.
25,600 Boise Barracks.
Boise, Idaho.. Bolling Field.. Anacostia, D. C..
2,500 Boston Alrport.
East Boston, Mass
1,200 Boston Quartermaster Depot
25,300 Bowman Field. Louisville, Ky.
2,500 Brady Alr Corps Facility
Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
56,500 Brookley Field
Mobile, Ala. Brooklyn Army Base.
58th St. and 1st Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y Brooks Field.. San Antonio, Texas.
2,900 Brown, Fort. Brownsville, Texas.
1.100 Brownwood Air Corps Facility
Brownwood, Texas Buckley Field.
San Antonio, Texas
8,100 Camden Air Base
Camden, S. C. Canby, Fort..
Illwaco, Wash Carlisle Barracks.
Carlisle, Pa.. Carlstrom Fleld
11,300 Chaffee, Camp.
Fort Smith, Ark. Charleston Ordnance Depot.
Charleston, S. C. Charleston O. D. and R. Depot. Charleston, S. C. Charleston Sub-Port of Embarkation. Charleston, s. C. Charlotte Army Air Base. Charlotte, N. C.
1,700 Charlotte Quartermaster Depot. 1820 Statesville Ave., Charlotte, N. C. Chattanooga Quartermaster Depot. 3249 Dodds Ave., Chattanooga, Tenn Chicago Municipal Airport.
Chicago, Ill. Chicago Quartermaster Depot
1819 W. Pershing Road, Chicago, Ill. Childersburg Ordnance Works.
Childersburg, Ala Church, Fort..
Sakonnet Point Military Reservation, Little Compton, R. I.
Room 831, The Enquirer Building, Cincinnati, Ohio...
27,000 Clark, Fort Brackettville, Texas..
1,600 Clatsop, Camp.
Warrenton, Oreg. Cleveland Ordnance District.
1450 Terminal Tower Bullding, Cleveland, Ohio. Cochran Field.. Macon, Ga..
1,700 Columbia, Fort.
McGowan, Wash. Columbus Air Corps Facility
Columbus, Miss Columbus General Depot.
Columbus, Ohio. Connellsville Air Depot
Connellsville, Pa. Constitution, Fort.
New Castle, N. H. Cooke, Camp...
Santa Maria, Calit Coosa River Ordnance Plant.
Sylacauga, Ala, Coral Gables Air Corps Facility Miami, Fla Corsicana Field,
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Selma, Ala.. Crockett, Fort.
Galveston, Texas Croft, Camp
Camp Croft, 8. C. Cronkhite, Fort
Fort Baker, Calif. 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 Camp Simms, D. C. Dix, Fort.....
Fort Dix, NJ... Dixie Ordnance Works,
Sterlington, La. Dodge, Camp
Herrold, Iow&.. Dothan Air Corps Facility
Dothan, Ala Douglas, Fort..
Fort Douglas, Utah. Drew Fleld
Tampa, Fla. Dryden Airport
Dryden, Texas Duncan Field
San 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 Esier Field
Camp Beauregard, La Eustis, Fort.
Fort Eustis. Va. Fairlax 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. S.
Fostoria, Ohio.. Frankford Arsenal
Bridesburg Sta., Philadelphia, Pa Fresno Army Air Base.
Fresno, Calil Front Royal Quartermaster Depot Front Royal, Va. Funston, Fort
Fort Winfield Scott, Call, Gadsden Ordnance Plant
Gadsden, Ala.. Gardner Field..
Taft, Calit Geiger Field..
Spokane, Wash Getty, Fort
Jamestown, R.I. Glendale Air Corps Facility
Glendale, Ariz Glendale Grand Central Air Terminal Glendale, Calif Godman Fleld.
Fort Knox, Ky Goodfellow Field
San Angelo, Tex Gordon, Camp..
Augusta, Ga. Gowen Fleld.
Boise, Idaho Grant, Camp
Camp Grant, I 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 Bluft, Ark Gunter Field
Gunter Field, Ala Haan, Camp
Camp Haan, Calif Hamilton Field
Hamilton Field, Call Hamilton, Fort
Brooklyn, N. Y Hancock, Fort.
Fort Hancock, N. J. Harlingen Airport
Harlingen, Texas Harrisburg Municipal Airport
Harrisburg, P& Harrison, Fort Benjamin
Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind. Hatbox Field
Muskogee, Okla Hayes, Fort.
Columbus, Ohio. Heath, Fort
Winthrop Station, Boston, Mass Hemet Air Corps Facility
Hemet, Calll 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 Sann Houston, Tex Huachuca, Fort
Fort Huachuca, Ariz. Hulen, Camp
Camp Hulen, Tex. Hunter Liggett Military Reservation. Jolon, Calif Huutsville Arsenal, Alabama
Huntsville, Ala. Illinois Ordnance Plant.
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Post or Camp
Post Office Address
tion, Pa. Lowa 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. Jetterson 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 Airport.
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
Lernoore, 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, Callt.
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, Calil Los Angeles Municipal Airport.
Inglewood, Calll. Louisiana Ordnance Plant.
Minden, La. Love Field.
Dallas, Tex. Lovell General Hospital
Fort Devens, Mass Lowry Fleld.
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, Calir. MacDil Field
MacDill Field, Fla. MeChord Field.
McChord Field, Wash McClellan Field.
Sacramento, Calif. MeClellan, Fort.
Fort McClellan, Ala McCoy, Camp
Sparta, Wisc. McDowell, Fort,
Angel Island, Calit McHenry, Fort.
Baltimore, Md. McIntosh, Fort..
Laredo, Tex McKinley, Fort.
Portland, Me. McPherson, Fort
Atlanta, Ga. McQuaide, Camp
Watsonville, Calif. McRee, Fort
Fort Barrancas, Fla Madison Barracks.
Sackets Harbor, N. Y Manchester Army Air Base,
Manchester, N. H. 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 Fleld, Ala Meade, Fort..
Fort Meade, s. Dak, Meade, Fort George G.
Fort George G. Meade, Md. Medford Municipal Alrport
Medford, Oregon. Mein phls Municipal Alrport
Memphis, Tenn. Merced Air Corps Facility
Merced, Callt. Miami Municipal Airport
P.O. Box 218, Hialeah, Fla Michie, Fort
New London, Conn. Middletown Air Depot.
Middletown, Pa. Midland Alrport...,
Midland, Texas. Midland Plant, C. W. S
Midland, Mich, Milan Ordnance Depot.
Milan, Tenn. Mlles, Fort...
1.900 2,200 6,300 3,300
1,300 20,400 1,100
1,200 1.800 1,000
1.800 2.000 4,500