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  Uniformed services of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Public Health Service and NOAA Commissioned Corps operate under military rules with the exception of the applicability of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
The United States Armed Forces comprise five of the seven uniformed services.
The distinction between a commissioned officer of a non-military uniformed service and a civilian is important under the laws of war.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Uniformed_services_of_the_United_States   (315 words)

  
 Military of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
United States military officers are appointed from a variety of sources, including the service academies, ROTC, and direct appointment from both civilian status and the enlisted ranks.
Although France and the United Kingdom, as well as Germany, Spain, Italy, PRC and European Union, are capable of projecting power overseas, the United States military is the only one with the higher military capacity to fight a major regional war at a distance from its homeland.
The United States Army is not as portable as the Marine Corps, but Army Chief of Staff General Peter Schoomaker announced a reorganization of the Army's active-duty units into 48 brigade groups with an emphasis on power projection.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/U.S._military   (1955 words)

  
 United States Secret Service - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Secret Service is a United States federal government law enforcement agency that is part of the United States Department of Homeland Security (prior to the founding of that department in 2003, it was under the United States Department of the Treasury).
The Secret Service was commissioned on June 23, 1860 in Washington, D.C., to suppress counterfeit currency, which is why it was established under the United States Department of the Treasury.
The United States Secret Service Uniformed Division is similar to the Capitol Police and is in charge of protecting the physical White House grounds and foreign diplomatic missions in the Washington, D.C. area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Secret_Service   (2012 words)

  
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Civilian personnel of the Department of Defense, the Uniformed Services, and other Government Agencies and civilian personnel under private contract to the Department of Defense or a Uniformed Service (and their dependents when residing in the same household), when stationed or employed in foreign countries, and their dependents when residing in the same household.
Uniformed and non-uniformed full-time paid personnel of the Red Cross assigned to duty with the Uniformed Services within the CONUS, Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, and Guam, and their accompanying dependents, when required to reside in the same household on a military installation.
Uniformed and non-uniformed full-time paid personnel of the Red Cross assigned to duty with the Uniformed Services in foreign countries and their accompanying dependents, when residing in the same household.
www.dtic.mil /whs/directives/corres/text/i100013p.txt   (14280 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
In 1971, the United Kingdom and the United States signed a treaty, leasing the island of Diaego Garcia to the American military for the purposes of building a large air and naval base on the Island.
In 2002, United States units began operations from Djibouti with the aim of countering the possible threat of Islamic terrorism in the Horn of Africa.
Johnston is an unincorporated territory of the United States, part of the United States Minor Outlying Islands, administered from Washington, D.C. by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service of the United States...
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/M/Military-of-the-United-States.htm   (820 words)

  
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 "Service in the uniformed services" also means service in the armed forces of the United States pursuant to authorization by the United States Congress or presidential proclamation pursuant to the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1541 et seq.).
 "Service in the uniformed services" also means the active duty by members of the national guard who are activated pursuant to a call of the Governor of Guam or of the governor of any other state, territory or Commonwealth of the United States as provided for by law.
 Any government employee who leaves employment in order to perform service in the uniformed services shall be treated as being on military leave of absence during the period of service in the uniformed services, provided that the employee applies for reemployment in accordance with section 410 of this statute.
www.bobsoffice.org /billsasintroduced/bill31.doc   (3101 words)

  
 United States Code Glossary @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
The United States Code (U.S.C.) is a compilation and codification of the general and permanent federal law of the United States.
When an attorney is viewing an annotated code on an online service, all the citations in the annotations are hyperlinked to the referenced opinions and documents.
Title 26 of the U.S. Much of Title 26 is administered and enforced by the Internal Revenue Service and is one of the largest portions of the Code.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/United_States_Code   (1426 words)

  
 revrul61-5
The taxpayer, a member of the uniformed services of the United States, is stationed in a foreign country training servicemen of such country in certain military operations.
By agreement with the United States Government, the government of the foreign country pays the taxpayer an allowance for living expenses which equals the amount he would ordinarily receive as a housing and cost-of-living allowance from the United States Government while on permanent duty overseas with United States forces.
Paragraph 4301 of the Joint Travel Regulations for the uniformed services of the United States provides, in part, for the payment of additional housing and cost-of-living allowances for the purpose of defraying the average excess cost of living incurred by members of the uniformed services on permanent duty at places outside the United States.
www.taxlinks.com /rulings/1961/revrul61-5.htm   (315 words)

  
 United States Coast Guard
The United States Coast Guard was founded in 1790 as part of the Department of the Treasury, and was later moved to the Department of Transportation, but as of March 31, 2003, it became part of the Department of Homeland Security.
The Coast Guard is the fifth-smallest of the seven uniformed services of the United States, but has a broad and important role in law enforcement, search-and-rescue, and assistance to navigation.
The Revenue Cutter Service, the Lifesaving Service and the Steamship Inspection Bureau were merged in 1915 to form the Coast Guard.
usapedia.com /u/united-states-coast-guard.html   (2439 words)

  
 SSR 69-47
For purposes of this title, in the case of an individual performing service, as a member of a uniformed service, * * * the term "wages" shall * * * include as such individual's remuneration for such service only his basic pay * * *.
It seems clear, therefore, that section 229(a) does not expand the definition of "wages" for members of the uniformed services contained in section 209 of the Act, which definition is cognizable for all purposes of title II.
Accordingly, it is held that "deemed wages" provided in the case of members of the uniformed services by section 229(a) of the Social Security Act may not be used for purposes of deductions under section 203 of the Act.
www.ssa.gov /OP_Home/rulings/oasi/55/SSR69-47-oasi-55.html   (811 words)

  
 Uniformed Services Leave (Military Leave), Policies & Procedures, Human Resources, University of Kentucky
Uniformed Services Leave shall be granted to eligible employees in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.
When a state of emergency is called by the President of the United States, the employee is placed on Extended Uniformed Services Leave.
The department head is responsible for receiving the request and scheduling the employee’s Uniformed Services Leave for training.
www.uky.edu /HR/policies/hrpp075.html   (1179 words)

  
 Military service credit for PERS, SERS, TRS and LEOFF Plans 2 & 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
If you completed your military service before October 6, 1994, state law will be applied to your case, unless you are seeking more than the maximum amount of service credit allowed under state law.
Effective July 24, 2005, a member who becomes totally incapacitated for continued employment as a result of service in the uniformed services of the United States, or the surviving spouse or eligible children of a member who dies while serving in the uniformed services of the United States may apply for interruptive military service credit.
For military service completed on or after October 6, 1994 — You are allowed to purchase up to five years of military service credit.
www.drs.wa.gov /member/Publications/Military/plan23mil.htm   (915 words)

  
 Committee Reports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
The Committee believes that members of the uniformed services and the Foreign Service of the United States who would otherwise qualify for the exclusion of the gain on the sale of a principal residence should not be deprived the exclusion because of service to their country.
The Committee believes that military personnel deployed outside the United States away from their permanent duty station while participating in a contingency operation should be entitled to utilize the same suspension of time provisions as those deployed in a combat zone.
Service obligations are required of recipients of appointments to the United States Military Academy, the United States Naval Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, or the United States Merchant Marine Academy.
www.congress.gov /cgi-bin/cpquery/R?cp108:FLD010:@1(sr003)   (12327 words)

  
 HR Policy Manual   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Aurora University provides that employees who are members of the uniformed services of the United States of America will be granted leaves of absence in accordance with the Federal Uniformed Services Employment And Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA), and any amendments to that act.
Service by volunteers who are ordered to active duty in support of a critical mission or requirement in times other than war or national emergency and when no involuntary call-up is in effect; and
Federal service by members of the National Guard called into action by the president to suppress an insurrection, repel an invasion, or to execute the laws of the United States.
www.aurora.edu /hr/policy/335military.htm   (1311 words)

  
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6.2.5.15.  Uniformed and non-uniformed full-time paid personnel of the Red Cross assigned to duty with the Uniformed Services within the CONUS, Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, and Guam, and their accompanying dependents, when required to reside in the same household on a military installation.
6.2.5.16.  Uniformed and non-uniformed full-time paid personnel of the Red Cross assigned to duty with the Uniformed Services in foreign countries and their accompanying dependents, when residing in the same household.
6.2.6.2.3.  Uniformed and non-uniformed full-time paid personnel of the Red Cross assigned to duty with the Uniformed Services in foreign countries and their accompanying dependents, when residing in the same household.
www.dtic.mil /whs/directives/corres/rtf/i100013x.doc   (3367 words)

  
 Personnel Systems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
The Commissioned Corps of the Unites States Public Health Service is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
Although some of the uniformed services are also armed services, the Commissioned Corps of the USPHS is not an armed service.
This type of personnel system is not affiliated with uniformed services and is specific to the agency of hire.
www.hhs.gov /pharmacy/bop/boprx_systems.htm   (1447 words)

  
 AMOPS: By-Laws
The registered office of the Association required by the General Not-for-Profit Act to be maintained in the State of Illinois may be, but not be, identical with the principal office in the State of Illinois, and the address of the registered office may be changed from time to time by the Board of Trustees.
Student Members of this Association shall be fully matriculated students of a college of osteopathic medicine accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, members of the American Osteopathic Association, serving on active duty or in a reserve component in one of the uniformed services of the United States.
The Second Vice-President shall be elected from those Active members serving in the reserve forces or who have retired from service in one of the Uniformed Services of the United States.
www.amops.org /bylaws.html   (3235 words)

  
 WA State PERS Plan 1 Service Credit forInterruptive Military Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
State law is applied only in those instances in which a member completed military service prior to December 4, 1974, or cannot meet federal requirements.
Interruptive military service credit is service credit available to those who interrupt their membership with the Public Employees’ Retirement System Plan 1 (PERS 1) to serve in the United States Armed Forces.
The maximum amount of service credit you can receive is determined primarily by the date on which you completed military service.
www.drs.wa.gov /member/publications/Military/pers1milInterruptive.htm   (954 words)

  
 Eligibility -- Impact Aid Section 8003 - Payments for Federally Connected Children
Child resides on federal property and has a parent on active duty in the uniformed services of the United States.
The number of children in average daily attendance in the schools of the LEA who reside on Indian lands equals at least 50 percent of the total student enrollment in the schools of the LEA.
The number of children in average daily attendance in the schools of the LEA who have a parent on active duty in the uniformed services of the United States equals at least 50 percent of the total student enrollment in the schools of the LEA.
www.ed.gov /programs/8003/eligibility.html?exp=0   (777 words)

  
 Neuro_Res
Three months of the first year are spent on the Neuroradiology Service where proficiency in myelography and the interpretation of radiographic and neuroimaging procedures is acquired under the supervision of senior neuroradiologists.
All members of the Neurosurgery Service participate actively in the preoperative planning conference where varied approaches to solving neurosurgical problems are discussed.
Courses in basic microvascular surgery and advanced spine surgery are conducted once a year under the auspices of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
www.wramc.amedd.army.mil /departments/Surgery/Neuro/Neuro_Res.htm   (2233 words)

  
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Reference to UOCAVA in the state election code will help election officials and interested citizens find guidance to applicable Federal law and increase their familiarity with the statute and its application.
Sample Language An applicant who is a member of the United States Uniformed Services or the United States merchant marine, a family member, or is a qualified elector living outside the United States, may apply for registration and an absentee ballot by electronic transmission if otherwise qualified to apply for and vote by absentee ballot.
Sample Language If a U.S. citizen outside the United States who has never lived in the United States has a parent who is a qualified elector, then that person is eligible to register and vote where his or her parent is a qualified elector.
www.fvap.gov /services/init-txt/mo05init.txt   (931 words)

  
 Texas Native
The seventh uniformed service is, believe it or not, NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or more specifically the NOAA Commissioned Corps, also called the NOAA Corps.
And being a uniformed service, they can be called upon to augment the military, much like the Coast Guard and PHS.
Interestingly, I found a couple of instances where they specifically refer to themselves as the "seventh uniformed service." With so few members, I guess they have to know their place at the end of the line.
www.texasnative.com /weblog/2005/09/seventh-uniformed-service.html   (202 words)

  
 National Sojourners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
The award goes to the cadet who has, in the opinion of his or her superiors, done the most to encourage and demonstrate the ideals of Americanism by deed or conduct or both; and who has demonstrated potential for outstanding leadership.
He developed a program in which the American Flag was built, stripe by stripe and star by star with a narration giving the state or states admitted to the Union with the addition of each stripe and star.
The programs cited here barely scratch the surface of the service performed by National Sojourners, Inc. This small but capable group of American Masonic leaders quietly serves our country and Masonry every day through their efforts to raise the loyalty and pride of every American by eulogizing and emulating the Masonic builder-patriots who preceded them.
www.tracingboard.com /national_sojourners.htm   (1200 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
If the employer elects to pay the compensation, it shall be paid on a uniform basis to all such employees of that employer.
Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1541 et seq.), or national emergency whose military base pay is less than his state base pay shall be paid the difference between his military base pay and his state base pay in his regular position.
The provisions of this Act shall have both retroactive and prospective application and shall also specifically be applicable to all persons covered by the provisions of R.S. 29:405(A)(2) and (3) and who are called to active duty service in the uniformed services as of September 11, 2001.
www.hrcomply.com /law/la.709.html   (330 words)

  
 American Academy of Pediatrics - Uniformed Services East Chapter
The name of this society shall be Uniformed Services Chapter East of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
To further and implement within the Uniformed Medical Services of the United States the policies and objectives of the American Academy of Pediatrics as delineated in its Constitution and Bylaws.
All other pediatric health care providers, directly or indirectly affiliated with the Uniformed Services health care system, whose major interest and endeavor concerns the health and welfare of children entrusted to their care.
www.pedsedu.com /USCE/Constitution.html   (870 words)

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