B-86001/B), I-17000-1033, JUN. 21, 1955

B-86001/B): Jun 21, 1955

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TO THE HONORABLE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: REFERENCE IS MADE TO LETTER DATED MAY 14. THE PAYMENTS WERE QUESTIONED IN A REPORT OF INVESTIGATION. COPIES OF WHICH WERE TRANSMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY ON JULY 11. THE DETERMINATION THAT THE MOTHER WAS NOT IN FACT DEPENDENT ON THE FORMER OFFICER IS AFFIRMED. WILL BE RETURNED TO THE CHIEF OF FINANCE WHEN IT HAS SERVED ITS PURPOSE.

B-86001/B), I-17000-1033, JUN. 21, 1955

TO THE HONORABLE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO LETTER DATED MAY 14, 1953, FROM THE CHIEF OF FINANCE, CONCERNING THE INCREASED RENTAL AND SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCE PAYMENTS MADE TO MRS. RUTH EDWARDS BARRY, A FORMER MEMBER OF THE ARMY NURSE CORPS, AS FOR AN OFFICER WITH A DEPENDENT MOTHER. THE PAYMENTS WERE QUESTIONED IN A REPORT OF INVESTIGATION, COPIES OF WHICH WERE TRANSMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY ON JULY 11, 1951.

A FURTHER INVESTIGATION HAS BEEN MADE AND, UPON REVIEW, THE DETERMINATION THAT THE MOTHER WAS NOT IN FACT DEPENDENT ON THE FORMER OFFICER IS AFFIRMED.

THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY FILE OF CORRESPONDENCE ENCLOSED WITH THE LETTER OF MAY 14, 1953, WILL BE RETURNED TO THE CHIEF OF FINANCE WHEN IT HAS SERVED ITS PURPOSE.