PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 583 -JULY 16,1946 Liquidation of in- debtedness of certain adets. incidental expenses in the discretion of the superintendent; in all $5,610,000: Provided, That not to exceed $3,750 of this amount shall be available to liquidate the indebtedness of cadets separated from the service for any reason during their first year, who at the time of their separation are in debt to the cadet store. NATIONAL GUARD Training, etc. For all expenses necessary for equipping, maintaining, operating and training the National Guard, including expenses of camps, air- fields, storage facilities and alterations and additions to present struc- tures either on Government-owned or State-owned land, construction and maintenance of buildings, structures, rifle ranges, and facilities, the hire (at a rate not exceeding $1 per diem), repair, maintenance and operation of passenger automobiles, and the modification, repair, maintenance and operation of airplanes; transportation of things; personal services at the seat of government or elsewhere (including services of personnel of the National Guard employed as civilians, without regard to their military rank) necessary for the care, main- tenance, modification and repair of materials and equipment, for Federal property and custodial accounting work, and for adminis- trative and such other duties as may be required; medical and hos- pital treatment of members of the National Guard who suffer injury or contract disease in line of duty and other expenses connected there- 49Stat. lt. with as authorized by the Act of June 15, 1936 (10 U. S . C . 455); 4d1U.. .§ 451 pay at a rate not less than $2,400 per annum and travel of property Attendano at mill- and disbursing officers for the United States; attendance of National ta`zsach7 ool. Guard personnel at military service schools and expenses of enlisted men of the Regular Army on duty with the National Guard, includ- ing allowances for quarters and subsistence; drill pay of the National Guard; travel of personnel of the Regular Army detailed to or on duty with the National Guard, including transportation of depend- ents, and transportation, packing, crating and unpacking of house- hold goods and effects; procurement and issue to the National Guard of the several States, Territories and the District of Columbia of military equipment and supplies, as provided by law, including motor-propelled vehicles and airplanes, and repair and modification surplus supplies of of such equipment and supplies; $110,000,000: Provided, That the Army. Secretary of War is hereby authorized to issue to the National Guard without charge against this appropriation except for actual expenses incident to such issue, supplies and equipment from surplus or excess supplies or equipment purchased for the Army: Provided further aretakers. That the number of caretakers authorized to be employed for any one unit, pool, or heavier-than-air squadron under the provisions of 39 stat. 205. section 90 of the National Defense Act of June 3, 1916, as amended, 32 U. . 0. §42; Sup. V,142 note. may be such as is deemed necessary by the Secretary of War: Pro- seentmotclaims. vided further, That not to exceed $25,500 of this appropriation shall be available for the settlement of claims (not exceeding $500 in any one case) for damages to or loss of private property incident to the operation of camps of instruction, either during the stay of National Guard units in such camps or while en route thereto or therefrom. on on pay No part of the appropriations made in this Act shall be available for pay, allowances, or traveling or other expenses of any officer or enlisted man of the National Guard who may be drawing a pension, disability allowance, disability compensation, or retired pay (where retirement has been made on account of physical disability or age) Statu of adjtants from the Government of the United States: Provided, That nothing herein shall be construed as barring the continuance of adjutants general in a federally recognized status without pay under this Act. 556 [60 STAT.