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Section 97. There shall annually be allowed and paid quarterly from money appropriated for the purpose in substantially equal installments under such regulations as may be promulgated by the commander-in-chief, to the organizations and units of the armed forces of the commonwealth, when not in federal service:

(a) For administration and maintenance including telephone, postage, printing, office and other necessary supplies not available through issue, for athletic or recreational equipment for the common use of enlisted personnel, for clerical assistance, for the repair and alteration of uniforms, and such other military purposes as may be approved by the commander-in-chief, the following sums:

(1) ARMY

Headquarters, Army National Guard..... $2,400
Division headquarters..... 3,900
Division artillery headquarters..... 1,500
Artillery brigade headquarters..... 1,500
Artillery group headquarters..... 810
Infantry group and infantry division trains headquarters..... 600
  Plus $120 per company

Battalion or squadron headquarters..... 330
  Plus $120 per company, battery, troop or detachment, except detachments when attached for administration and supply

Company, battery, troop, band and detachment, except detachments when attached for administration and supply.....330
  Plus $6.00 per man actually enlisted, up to authorized strength

Massachusetts Military Academy.....480

(2) AIR

Headquarters Air National Guard..... $480
Wing headquarters..... 1,500
Group headquarters..... 600
  Plus $120 per squadron, flight, and medical unit, except those attached for administration and supply

Squadron, flight, medical unit and band, except those attached for administration and supply..... 330
  Plus $6.00 per man actually enlisted, up to authorized strength

(b) Where no federal caretaker is provided, for the services of a caretaker, who, under such regulations as may be promulgated by the commander-in-chief, shall devote the necessary attention to the care of quarters assigned to his headquarters or unit, and to the care of arms, equipment and supplies of such headquarters or unit, the sum of one hundred and twenty-five dollars annually.

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