|Office of the Surgeon General and War
||October 15, 1918
approval of the Secretary of War,
Leona H. Fette of McGregor,
Iowa, is hereby appointed Reconstruction Aide in the Medical
Department of the Army, at $50 per month except as herein below
otherwise provided, and will enter upon her duties after having
taken the oath of office prescribed by section 1757 of the
Revised Statutes of the United States. When practicable she will
be furnished lodging at the hospital where she is serving, and in
that event the commanding officer of the hospital will receive
one ration a day in her behalf and provide her with proper meals.
When serving at a hospital
where it is not practicable to lodge her she will receive
additional pay at the rate of $62.50 a month.
When serving beyond seas
she will receive additional pay at the rate of $10 a month from
the time of leaving home port under orders to the time of
arriving back at home port under orders.
When designated as Head
Aide she will receive additional pay at the rate of $15 a month.
Her uniforms soiled while
on public duty will be laundered as a part of the hospitality
She will receive
transportation, and $4 a day in lieu of actual traveling
expenses, (a) when traveling under orders on joining first
station of duty; (b) when traveling under orders between stations
of duty; (c) when traveling under orders on return home from last
station of duty.
She will be provided with
suitable lodging and subsistence at the cost of the United States
while detained under orders at a port of embarkation awaiting
Oath of Office taken, Oct.
19, 1918, Filed S.C.O.
Acting Surgeon General, U. S. Army
Signed C. B. Darnall
Colonel, M. C. U. S. A.