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WWII Office of Civilian Defense Civil Air Patrol Memo Referencing GM-76.pdf

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NATIONAL KEADQUARTEKS
CIVIL AIR PATROL
500 FIFTH AVENUE

NEW YORK 18, NEW YORK

Subject: Authorization for Promotions - CAP Coastal Patrols
To :

All

CAP

Coastal

Patrol

Commanders

1. Roforoncc: (a) Gonoral Lomorandura Wo. 76, this Headquarters,

27 February 1943, subject: "Promotion of Coastal Patrol and Liaison Patrol
Personnel"! (b) letter, this Headquarters 10 March, 1943, subject: "Policy
of Promotions - CaP Coastal Patrols and Liaison Patrols".

2. Supplementing paragraph 3 reference (b), the number of pro
motions within or to the commissioned-officer'grades, including the grade

of Flight Officer, authorized per base is hereby increased by an additional
four (4) promotions.

3. Particular attention is directed to the policy set forth in

paragraph 2, reference (b).
4. Promotions to and v/ithin the commissioned grades are made by
National Headquarters on recommendations of Base Commanders, each recom-

mendation being considered separately and on its merits. It is important

that recommendations be prepared in strict accordance v^ith instructions set
forth in paragraph 4, reference (b).
By direction of National Commander JOHNSON:

^Colonel, Air Corps

/ Operations Officer
Civil

Air

Patrol

W

W

records manage^ient division
CAP-USAF