WAR DEPARTMENT.
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF STAFF.
WASHINGTON.

September 4, 1920.

From: The Joint Army and Navy Planning Committee.

To: The Joint Army and Nary Board.

Subject: Naval Mission, War Plan - White.

1. In connection with instructions issued to Department Commanders relative to War Plan--White (internal disturbances) the Joint Planning Committee recommends that the Navy be assigned the following mission:

Naval Mission, War Plan - White.

General Mission.

To render necessary assistance to the Amy in the execution of its mission.

Special Missions.

(a) To safe-guard all naval stations, magazines, naval utilities, etc.

(b) To station naval vessels at all important coastal towns to cooperate with local Army commanders.

(c) In case of internal disturbances, interrupting the commercial wire telegraphic and telephonic service, the Navy to transmit by radio the official business of the Army that is given it for transmission between its several stations and the permanent and mobile stations of the Army.

(d) To furnish the Army maps and routes of control lines, which operate radio stations by distance control. (Local Army commanders to furnish patrols or guards for such lines when called upon by the Navy for such service.)

(e) The radio service of the Navy to arrange with the Signal Corps of the Army for periodical tests for radio equipment.

(f) To place at the disposition of the Army, Marine and Naval forces not required by (a), (b), (c), (d), and (e) above.

H.E. YARNELL,

Captain, U.S. Navy

BRIANT WELLS,

Colonel, U. S. Army.

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