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with the sum allotted for the purpose by the Secretary of War, for the exercises of the militia at the various camps. When a militia organization desires ammunition which would exceed the sum allotted, a formal requisition must be made on the Secretary of War by the governor of the State concerned, for the excess ammunition desired.
52. All seacoast artillery ammunition actually expended by the Organized Militia of a State at any seacoast fortification and authorized to be charged against the allotment referred to in the preceding paragraph, will be dropped from the ordnance return of the artillery district ordnance officer on a separate certificate of expenditures of the post ordnance officer responsible for the ammunition, approved by the artillery district commander. Similarly, all small-arms blank ammunition will be dropped from the return of the post ordnance officer on separate certificates of expenditures approved by the post commander. The certificates of expenditures will be executed in triplicate, and upon completion of the exercises the accountable ordnance officers will forward one copy of each certificate directly to the Chief of Ordnance, as a basis for reimbursement of the Ordnance Department for the ammunition so expended.
53. All seacoast artillery ammunition actually expended by a militia organization at a seacoast artillery fortification, which has been authorized to be charged against the allotment which has accrued under section 1661, Revised Statutes, to the State to which the militia organization belongs, will be invoiced by the artillery district ordnance officer to the goyernor of the State, from whom a receipt in triplicate will be obtained for the ammunition so expended. Similarly, when like small-arms ammunition is expended the post ordnance officer accountable for the same will invoice to the governor of the State concerned the quantities so expended and obtain his receipts in triplicate. In both cases one copy of each receipt will be transmitted directly by the accountable ordnance officer to the Chief of Ordnance, as a basis for reimbursement of the Ordnance Department for the ammunition so issued and expended.
54. The following small-arms blank ammunition may be expended:
For each enlisted man, 100 rounds.
For each machine gun, 1,000 rounds.
55. The following subcaliber ammunition may be expended during the exercises by each militia company assigned to duty as Coast Artillery reserves:
Companies assigned to pieces using .30 caliber subcaliber, 2,000 rounds.
Companies assigned to pieces using one-pounder subcaliber, 300 rounds.
Companies assigned to pieces using 18-pounder subcaliber, 75 rounds.
56. The following table gives the allowance of service ammunition:
Guns, caliber and model.
5-inch R. F., models of 1897 and 1900.
1900, 1903, and 1905
At batteries to which only one company is as
signed At batteries to which two companies are assigned
40 40 40 40
57. The regular permanent instructor will have entire charge of the subcaliber and service target practice of the militia organizations to which he is assigned. The method of conducting subcaliber and service target practice will be left to the discretion of the regular permanent instructor, but should conform as nearly as practicable to that prescribed for regular troops; no service practice will be held by a company of the Organized Militia unless its work in subcaliber practice is considered satisfactory by the regular permanent instructor.
Service practice will take place at fixed or moving targets as designated by the regular permanent instructor.
58. The regular permanent instructor will apply to the district commander for the detail of an umpire when that official is deemed necessary.
59. The cost of target practice ammunition per company will be estimated on the following basis:
60. Division commanders will detail suitable officers to perform the duties of the regular permanent instructors for those militia organizations with whom no regular permanent instructors are serving.
(1895303, A. G. O.) II. General Orders, No. 44, War Department, March 31, 1908, relating to instructions pertaining to joint Army and militia coast defense exercises, as amended by General Orders, No. 64, War Department, April 28, 1908; by Paragraph I, General Orders, No. 91, War Department, May 25, 1908; by Paragraph I, General Orders, No. 71, War Department, April 15, 1909; and by paragraph III, General Orders, No. 102, War Department, July 28, 1911, is rescinded.
(1895303, A. G. 0.] BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:
Major General, Chief of Start": OFFICIAL: HENRY P. McCAIN,
WASHINGTON, April 8, 1912. Paragraphs 2, 12, 32, and 33, General Orders, No. 231, War Department, November 16, 1909, relating to the regulations governing the detail of officers of the Army at civil educational institutions, are amended to read as follows:
2. The details authorized by the act approved April 21, 1904, are in addition to the number allowed by section 1225, Revised Statutes, as amended by the act approved November 3, 1893, and may be made to educational institutions in any State or Territory without reference to population, or to the number of officers already serving therein.
The following apportionment, in accordance with section 1225, Revised Statutes, as amended by the act approved November 3, 1893, is adopted, and details will be made in accordance therewith: Apportionment of details of 100 officers of the Army at universities,
colleges, academies, etc., based upon the number of States and the population of the States and Territories, as determined by the census of 1910.