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Executive Order 7414—Regulations Governing the Grades and Ratings of Enlisted Men of the Regular Army

July 10, 1936

By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of Congress, approved June 20, 1936 (Pub. No. 726, 74th Cong., 2d Sess.), I hereby prescribe that during the fiscal year 1937 the grades and ratings of the enlisted men of the Regular Army shall be as set forth in this order, and that the number of enlisted men in the several grades and ratings shall not exceed the number specified herein.

1. The several grades and the maximum number of enlisted men therein shall be as follows:

  Number
1st Grade—Master Sergeants---------------------------------- 1,075
2d Grade—First Sergeants and Technical Sergeants------------ 2,943
3d Grade—Staff Sergeants------------------------------------ 4,725
4th Grade—Sergeants----------------------------------------- 13,440
5th Grade—Corporals---------------------------------------- 13,893
6th Grade—Privates, 1st Class------------------------------- 39,939
7th Grade—Privates, the number of whom will be such that when added to the number of enlisted men above Grade Seven and to the authorized number of flying cadets the total will not exceed the enlisted pay strength of the Army as authorized by law.  

 

2. Specialists ratings and the maximum number of enlisted men therein shall be as follows:

  Number
1st Class ------------------------- 791
2d Class-------------------------- 1,398
3d Class-------------------------- 2,025
4th Class------------------------- 5,760
5th Class------------------------- 6,252
6th Class------------------------- 17,884

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt
FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT

THE WHITE HOUSE,
July 10, 1936.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 7414—Regulations Governing the Grades and Ratings of Enlisted Men of the Regular Army Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/357306

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