By virtue of the authority vested in me by Sections 4561 and 9561 of Title 10, United States Code, and Section 301 of Title 3, United States Code, it is ordered that Executive Order No. 5952 of November 23, 1932, as amended, prescribing the Army Ration, be, and it is hereby, further amended as follows:
SECTION 1. Part 3 (Field Ration) is amended-
(a) by striking out the words "only in time of war or national emergency" in the first sentence; and
(b) by striking out the words '"Secretary of War" in the third sentence and inserting the words "Secretary of the military department concerned" in place thereof.
SEC. 2. A new Part 7 is added, as follows:
"7. SPECIAL FEEDING REQUIREMENTS
"Notwithstanding the provisions of the foregoing parts, the Secretary of the military department concerned may prescribe procedures, including increased monetary allowances, to meet special feeding requirements."
JOHN F. KENNEDY
THE WHITE HOUSE,
June 19, 1962