Letters, Jun. 26, 1933

Raw Deal


The $1.40 toilet kit for the "Tree Army" compared with the 32¢ kit issued to the Regulars is nothing.

The following are a few of the discrepancies made between the Regulars and the so-called "Tree Army'': The pay of a private soldier is $17.85 per month with $1.50 taken out for laundry. The soldier must pay his tailor, barber, and tobacco bills out of this amount. The soldier is sworn to protect the United States against all enemies for three years. The government expects the soldier to keep his part of...

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