ARMY: Horses, Horses, Horses

In 1917 the U. S. Army's Remount Service consisted of one officer, one clerk. All through War I (which employed 4.624,220 horses and mules), the A. E. F. suffered from a shortage of animals, had to wangle thousands from the U. S.'s Allies. Today the Remount Service consists of 131 officers and 342 men. Last week Remount was able to report that the biggest part of its first defense emergency job had been completed: it had bought 20,000 up-to-specification animals. It will have them all trained and ready for service by June, in the meantime must buy 7,000 more.

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