Extracts from the Naval Appropriation Bill As Reported to the Senate by the Senate Naval Committee
THE authorized enlisted strength of the active list of the Marine Corps is hereby temporarily increased until June 30, 1920, from twenty-six thousand two hundred and ninetyseven to fifty thousand men, exclusive of enlisted men permanently disabled during the war by reason of wounds or other disability received in action, distribution in the various grades to be in the same proportion as is now authorized by law.
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