U.S. Soldiers" and Airmen"s Home and the Naval Home
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U.S. Soldiers" and Airmen"s Home and the Naval Home hearing before the Readiness Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, September 15, 1988 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Readiness Subcommittee

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States Soldiers" and Airmen"s Home,
  • Naval Home (Gulfport, Miss.),
  • United States Soldiers" Home

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Edition Notes

Other titlesUS Soldiers" and Airmen"s Home and the Naval Home
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 238 p. :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17985957M

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  Navy Sailor comes home and surprises family U.S. Army Member Surprises Mom at Work after 2 Years Soldier Coming Home: Airman Surprises Family for Christmas - Duration: In Congress incorporated the U.S. Naval Home (opened in ) and U. S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home (founded in ) into an independent establishment of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government named the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) Agency. In , the names of the two homes were officially changed to The Armed Forces Retirement Home – Gulfport and The Armed . Popular Naval Cold War Books Showing of 66 Cry from the Deep: The Sinking of the Kursk, the Submarine Disaster That Riveted the World and Put the New Russia to . The name of the Soldiers' Home did not change again until the latter 20th century, when the Department of Defense redesignated it as the U.S. Solders' and Airmen's Home on September 7, On November 5, , the name changed again to the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) as part of the National Defense Appropriation Act of November 5,