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June 30, 2018

Non-Effective Men at Camp Cody Decreasing

Filed under: Camp Cody Deming — Tags: — Michael Kromeke @ 2:43 pm

In commenting upon the constant decrease in the number of non-effective members of the 34th division, Major H. M. Nelly, division adjutant, says in Weekly Bulletin No. 82.

“The constantly decreasing non-effective rate is very gratifying to all who are vitally interested in the health and effectiveness of this division. The improvement is not only seasonal, but reflects the intelligence and devotion to duty of the regimental medical officers and the company officers.”

“The early detection of bad habits and of minor ailments is a characteristic if the officers of those organizations which have the low non-effective rates and it is also noticeable that in these same organizations the men are very loyal to their officers. The conclusion is not difficult to draw.”

“The number of sick per thousand for this camp as a whole for Friday, April 19, 1918, was 26.14. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Monday, April 22, 1918

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Non-Effective Rate at Camp Cody 21.9 per 1000 for Division

The already good health of this camp and the division continues to improve. The non-effective rate per 1000 men on Friday, April 26, was only 21.9 men for the 34th division proper and 23.6 men for the entire camp. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Monday, April 29, 1918

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