PAW TWO Lovett to Report To Armed Services Committee Today By XUSSEMi BRINKS WASHINTTON OB— Retiring Secretary of Defense Lovett goes before the House Armed Services Committee: today to review secretly the world military situation and probably to worn against heavy budget slashes, Gen. Omar Bradley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will appear before the committee tomorrow to complete an extensive survey of the Korean War, the European buildup, American re• rmnment and other major mlli- itfi'y problems. They will be the first Pentagon officials to face, a unit of the new Republican Congress with arguments for what military officials have said Is a necessity for continued heavy spending. Several key congressmen already have talked ol making sharp reductions in the budget, to brinj? it in balance as .a preliminary lo tax reductions. .In a report marie public last week, Lovett cautioned (hat the United States should not Jeopardize the world-wide military buildup "by budgetary changes which would prevent the orderly development of approved programs," He said military budgets would become lower but a high spending rate of past appropriations would continue Indefinitely. Chairman Short <R-Mo) (old reporter the briefing was scheduled before the committee wns fully organized because "the war won't wait for .Congress to organize." One aspect of the briefing, however, may springboard congressional action. Lovctl said In Ills report that the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest military planning body, need reorganizing, along specified lines for greater flexibility. He added the matter should be taken up with Congress. The Joint Chiefs are the lop three service commanders and a nom-otlng chairman, now Gen. Bradley. Lovett also rccornmendcd a r«- vfew of the Unification Act of 1947, which set up the Air Force as ;i separate service and merged It. the Army find (he Navy under an over-all secretary ot defense. Br,YTHEVTI.i.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS GOP -Will Keep Byrd as Head Of Committee WASHINGTON (IP, - Republican Senate leaders said today they will ask one Democrat — Sen. Byre! of Virginia _ ( 0 continue as head of a congressional committee. Usually known as the "Byrd economy committee" [he group's imposing official name 1* the Joint Com- mltlce on Reduction of Non-essential Federal Expenditures, Byrd has offered his resignation as chairman. But Sen. Bridges of New Hampshire, dean of Senate Republicans, told a reporter: "We'll ask him to continue as Dogs' sight is Inferior to (list o! mnn in (hat they arc color blind according to the Encyclopedia Brliannlca. 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