Notes from Headquarters
UNDER this heading will appear from time to time notes or articles relative to matters which the Major General Commandant desires brought to the attention of the service in an informal manner rather than by means of orders or circular letters.
NAVY YARD SERVICE
Prior to the World War marine detachments were maintained at navy yards and naval stations for a number of reasons, the most important of which may be listed as follows:
(a) For general military training.
(b) To be drawn on for expeditionary forces.
(c) To be drawn on for ship's detachments.
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