Top U.S. Military Leaders Laud Work of Jewish Welfare Board

General Nathan F. Twining, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and key associates in the U.S. military establishment have lauded the work of the National Jewish Welfare Board in seeking to maintain a high level of religious, morale and welfare services for American Jewish military personnel and their dependents as well as for hospitalized veterans, the JWB reported today.

Other United States military leaders joining in the tribute included General David M. Shoup, U.S. Marine Corps commandant; Adm. Arleigh Burke, Chief of Naval Operations; Gen. L.L. Lemnitzer, U.S. Army Chief of Staff and Chaplain George A. Rosso, U.S. Navy Chief of Chaplains.

Their views were given in response to a series of resolutions approved by the JWB 1960 biennial convention last April in which the JWB pledged itself to continue and expand its services wherever and whenever needed. The JWB is the government-authorized agency for providing for the religious, welfare and morale needs of Jewish military personnel.

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