Officers' Manual

Officers' Manual

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...Capt. 24th Infantry (Name of paymaster) Commanding Co. B See "Rubber Stamps" in Index. For instructions regarding the preparation of the Muster and the Pay Rolls, see Supplement, Chap. XVI. B Telegraphing. See "Telegraphing," Army Regulations. When numbers are used in reference to dates, designation of organizations, etc., they should be written in words and not expressed in figures. Telegrams to The Adjutant of the Army should be addressed "Adjutant General, Washington, D. C." In the case of telegrams to the Adjutant General, the Chief Quartermaster or the Chief Commissary of a department, it is not necessary to add, "Department of--." Such telegrams should be addressed thus, for instance: "Adjutant General, Governor's Island, New York." The last name of the officer sending a telegram, followed by his rank, or office designation, is generally sufficient. Thus: "Smith, lieutenant," "Harris, adjutant," "Jones, Commanding" (in case of a post or other commander.) CHAPTER XVII DISCIPLINE (.Set corresponding chapter in Supplement for additional matter and changes, if any.) Discipline may be defined as "The preservation of order, the prevention of all kinds of offenses and the faithful performance of every kind of duty without delay or interruption."--Kautz's Customs of the Service. Drill, routine, strict attention to details, proper rewards and the invariable admonition or punishment of all derelictions of duty, are the best methods of attaining good discipline. In maintaining discipline, it must be remembered the object of punishments should be two-fold: (a) To prevent the commission of offenses, and (b) to reform the offender. They should, therefore, in degree...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236654005
  • 9781236654007