Oklahoma City Has Defense Unit

Issue 10 and Volume 93.

Oklahoma City Has Defense Unit A unit was recently organized in Oklahoma City, Okla., known as the “Emergency Defense Battalion of Oklahoma City,” for the purpose of aiding designated city authorities in the protection of persons and property in time of emergency, and to promote American principles and ideals. Membership in this organization is composed of city employees and others over thirty-five years of age who are native born citizens. Persons applying for membership must receive a favorable vote of the Board of Strategy and subscribe to an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States at all times. Control and management of the organization is vested in the Board of Strategy which is composed of leading officials in Oklahoma City. As part of its work, the Board causes inspections and examinations to be made of public property, public utility properties, and all others in which the…

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