March 1927


Volume 12, Issue 1

THE Sixty-ninth Congress ended its sessions at noon on March 4, 1927, and it is a matter of interest to the Marine Corps to briefly review its acts with regard to the Corps.

The Naval Appropriation Act providing the necessary money for the naval establishment for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1927, provided money for the Marine Corps sufficient to keep the enlisted strength at the present figure of 18,000 and to provide for the maintenance of that force, but the reduced appropriations will make careful economy necessary.

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