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PUBLIC LAW 165—OCT. 10, 1951

[65 STAT.

(2) the procurement of military equipment in a manner which permits its integration with service programs; (3) the supervision of end-item use by the recipient countries; (4) the supervision of the training of foreign; military personnel; and (5) the movement and delivery of military end items. (b) The establishment of priorities in the procurement, delivery, and allocation of military equipment shall be determined by the Secretary of Defense. The apportionment of funds between countries shall be determined by the President. tafTtems^'e^tc"^ °^'" (^) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, during the fiscal year 1952 the Secretary of Defense may furnish (subject to reimbursement from funds appropriated pursuant to this Act) military assistance out of the materials of war whose production in the United States shall have been authorized for, and appropriated to, the Department of Defense: Provided, however, That nothing in this Act shall authorize the furnishing of military items under this subsection in excess of $1,000,000,000 in value. For the purposes of this subsection (1) "value" shall be determined in accordance with section 402(c) 22 u^^s 0^1573 ^^ ^^^ Mutual Defense Assistance Act of 1949, as amended, and (2) the term "materials of war" means those goods, commonly known as military items, which are required for the performance of their missions by armed forces of a nation, including weapons, military vehicles, ships of war under fifteen hundred tons, aircraft, military communications equipment, ammunition, maintenance parts and spares, and military hardware. OVERSEAS COORDINATION

SEC. 507. The President shall prescribe appropriate procedures to assure coordination among representatives of the United States Government in each country, under the leadership of the Chief of the United States Diplomatic Mission. RELATIONSHIP



SEC. 508. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to modify the pro780^ Stat. 207; 61 Stat, visions of section 412 of the Act for International Development or the 22 U.S.C. §§ 1557J, provisions of the Institute of Inter-American Affairs Act. 281 note.



SEC. 509. Whenever the President determines it to be consistent with and in furtherance of the purpose of this Act, the head of any Government agency is authorized to— (a) detail or assign any officer or employee of his agency to any office or position to which no compensation is attached with any foreign government or foreign government agency: Provided, That such acceptance of office shall in no case involve the taking of an oath of allegiance to another government; and (b) detail, assign, or otherwise make available to any international organization in which the United States participates, any officer or employee of his agency to serve with or as a member of the international staff of such organizations. Any such officer or employee, while so assigned or detailed, shall be considered, for the purpose of preserving his privileges, rights, seniority, or other benefits as such, an officer or employee of the Government of the United States and of the Government agency from which assigned or detailed, and he shall continue to receive compensa-