When directed by your commanding officer, on or about 27 January 1945, you will regard yourself detached from temporary duty under instruction at the Naval Training School (Military Government), Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., and from such other duty as may have been assigned you; will proceed to Fort Ord, Calif., and report to the Officer in Charge, Naval Civil Affairs Staging Area, for temporary duty, pending further assignment by the Bureau of Naval Personnel to duty outside the continental limits of the United States.
School of Military Government
Commending Date: 3 Nov 1944
Expiring Date: 25 Nov 1944
Date 22 SEPT 1944
LT LAFAYETTE R HUBBARD DVS U3NR 113392 DIRDET PROCEED PORT US VIA FIRST AVAILABLE TRANSPORTATION INCLUDING AIR ARRIVAL FURTHER FROM SCHOOL MILITARY GOVERNMENT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRINCETON NJ TEMDUINS PERIOD ABOUT NINETY DAYS AND FURASPERS X DELREP 1 NOV PRINCETON
1. You have been selected by a special selection Board of officers for assignment to subject instruction, however, this selection is contingent upon your availability at the time officers are to be ordered for this course.
By direction of the Chief of Naval Personnel.
W. K. THOMPSON,
Lieut. Comdr., USNR,
OinC, Officer Trg. Section,
Admin. Division – Training.
9 Sept. 1944
From: Lieutenant LaFayette Ronald HUBBARD, D-V(3), USNR.
To: The Chief of Naval Personnel.
Via: The Commanding Officer.
Subj: School of Military Government – request for appointment to.
Reference: (a) ALNAV 171-44.
1. It is requested that I be appointed to subject school in accordance with reference (a).
2. My qualifications are as follows:
(a) Educated as a civil engineer.
(b) As the son of Lt. Cmdr. H.R. Hubbard (SC) USN,
familiar with naval governments and establishments outside the United States.
(c) Experienced by employment or association with our governments in Guam, M.I. (Dept. of Education, Dept. of public Works), the Philippines (Dept. of Education), and Puerto Rico (Bureau of Mines).
(d) Once conversant with the following languages, but require review: Japanese, Spanish, Chamorro, Tagalog, Pekin Pidgin, Shanghai Pidgin.
(e) Member of Explorer’s Club and widely traveled in the Far East. In connection with writing, familiar with the sociology and governments of North China, Japan, the Philippines.
(f) Experienced in handling natives, all classes, in various parts of world, as laboring crews, students or business associates.
(g) I am 34 years of age; my date of rank is 15 July 1942; I have been commissioned in the Naval Reserve for about three and one half years. My original classification was I-V(S).
L. Ron Hubbard