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The materials in the subject category FG 14 (Department of the Army) contain various correspondence, memoranda, reports, resignations, nominations, commendations, promotions, invitations and White House guest lists.

Frequent correspondents include: Richard Nixon, Alexander Haig, James D. Hughes, Stanley R. Resor, Peter Flanigan and William Timmons.

The terms Executive and General precede each FG 14 file designation. Items designated Executive consist of communications between Federal agencies. General files deal with communications between the Federal government and the private sector. The topics under each heading are similar.

The subcategories of materials filed under the subject of FG 14 (Department of the Army) are:

FG 14 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

Includes Presidential Unit Citations; routine nominations and promotions of military personnel; Medal of Honor Awards; White House dinner guest lists; assignments of White House social aids; messages to Congress; disposal of chemical munitions; violations of the Anti-Deficiency Act; Presidential participation in public ceremonies; Basic Operating Information SYstems and the Inter-American Geodetic Survey.

FG 14 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY APPOINTMENTS

Includes nominations for Secretary and Assistant Secretary of the Army and resignations of various officials.

FG 14-1 SECRETARY

The only documents in this file deal with providing statistical data to the Democratic Policy Committee and staff support for their White House Conference on Food, Nutrition and Health.

FG 14-2 DEPUTY-UNDERSECRETARY

All file folders are empty.

FG 14-3 ASSISTANT SECRETARIES

All file folders are empty.

FG 14-4 CHIEF OF STAFF

Includes memo on late receipt of Presidential correspondence, retirement of General William Westmoreland and confirmation of General Creighton Abrams.

FG 14-4/A

Includes documents regarding retirement of General William Westmoreland and confirmation of General Creighton Abrams.

FG 14-5 CIVIL DEFENSE, OFFICE OF

Includes annual reports of the office of Civil Defense and reorganization of the Offices of Civil Defense and Emergency Preparedness.

FG 14-6 CORPS OF ENGINEERS

Includes interdepartmental cooperation regarding environmental safeguards; termination of environmentally harmful projects; the Cross Florida Barge Canal; transfer of civil functions of the Corps to a proposed Department of Natural Resources and nominations to the California Debris Commission and the Mississippi River Commission.

FG 14-6 2/A

File folder is empty.

FG 14-6-1 CALIFORNIA DEBRIS COMMISSION

All file folders are empty.

FG 14-6-2 CALIFORNIA DEBRIS COMMISSION

All file folders are empty.

FG 14-7 NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU

Includes memos on morale of National Guard technicians and selection of a successor to General Francis Greenleaf.

FG 14-8 SOLDIERS HOME, U.S.

Includes memo on increasing interest paid on permanent fund of U.S. Soldiers Home.

FG 14-9 SURGEON GENERAL

Includes memo on extension of General L.D. Heaton as Surgeon General.

FG 14-10 WOMEN'S ARMY CORPS

Includes memo on promotion of four women in the Army and Air Force to the rank of general.

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