By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 1753 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (U.S.C., title 5, sec. 831), and as President of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:

  1. No officer or employee of the Government shall directly or indirectly instruct or be concerned in any manner in the instruction of any person or classes of persons with a view to their special preparation for the examinations of the United States Civil Service Commission or the examinations of the Boards of Examiners for the Foreign Service of the Department of State: Provided, That this order shall not be construed to prevent any agency of the Government from utilizing Government facilities and the services of Federal officers and employees whenever such facilities or services may be necessary or useful in carrying out the duties imposed upon such agency by law in the training and testing of disabled members or former members of the armed forces of the United States or in the conduct of educational or training programs which are open exclusively to members or former members of the armed forces: Provided further, That due credit in civil service examinations shall be given by the Civil Service Commission to any member or former member of the armed forces of the United States who has satisfactorily completed any such educational or training program conducted by a Government agency.

  2. Violation of the provisions of this order by any officer or employee of the Government shall be considered sufficient cause for removal from the service.

  3. This order supersedes Executive Orders No. 359 of October 13, 1905, No. 1277 of December 23, 1910, No. 3088 of May 17, 1919, and No. 3215 of January 13, 1920.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The White House,
August 4, 1943.

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