AWARD FOR SERVICE TO SAFETY
The National Safety Council has given its Award for Honor for distinguished service to safety to the Department of the Army in recognition of a reduction of 36 per cent in the Army accident rate in 1946 over the preceding year. The award consisting of a certificate and pennant was made by the president of National Safety Council, Mr. Ned Dearborn of Chicago, to the Secretary of the Army, Kenneth C. Royall, in a ceremony in the latter's office in the Pentagon, Washington, D. C.
TEXAS SPONSORS FIRST MEDICAL AFFILIATED UNIT
The medical branch of the University of Texas at Galveston is the first institution to become a member of the Army Medical Department's postwar affiliation program, the surgeon general's office has announced. The school has agreed to sponsor a thousand bed general hospital