Letter to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House Transmitting a Defense Reorganization Order.
UPON THE ADVICE of the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of Defense has recently approved a reorganization within the Department of the Army designed to streamline Army Staff operations and realize personnel savings at the headquarters level.
I am enclosing for transmittal to the Chairman of the Armed Services Committee a communication from the Secretary of Defense together with a Defense Reorganization Order issued pursuant to section 125 of title 10, United States Code, and required to effect the transfer incident to the reorganization of certain statutory functions within the Department of the Army.
Note: This is the text of identical letters addressed to the Honorable Gerald R. Ford, President of the Senate, and the Honorable Carl Albert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Richard Nixon, Letter to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House Transmitting a Defense Reorganization Order. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/255741