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PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 110 STAT. 2529 (2) within the number under paragraph (1), the number for each reserve component and, of those, the number within each reserve component who are on active duty under section 12301(d) of title 10, United States Code, for the purpose of organizing, administering, recruiting, instructing, or training the reserve components. (c) SUBMISSION OF REPORT. —The report shall be submitted not later than six months after the date of the enactment of this Act. (d) SERVICE ACADEMIES. —For purposes of this section, the term "service academies" means— (1) the United States Military Academy; (2) the United States Naval Academy; and (3) the United States Air Force Academy. Subtitle G—Decorations and Awards SEC. 561. AUTHORITY FOR AWARD OF MEDAL OF HONOR TO CERTAIN AFRICAN AMERICAN SOLDIERS WHO SERVED DURING WORLD WAR II. (a) INAPPLICABILITY OF TIME LIMITATIONS.— Notwithstanding the time limitations in section 3744(b) of title 10, United States Code, or any other time limitation, the President may award the Medal of Honor to the persons specified in subsection (b), each of whom has been found by the Secretary of the Army to have distinguished himself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving in the United States Army during World War II. (b) PERSONS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE MEDAL OF HONOR. — The persons referred to in subsection (a) are the following: (1) Vernon J. Baker, who served as a first lieutenant in Vemon J. Baker, the 370th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division. (2) Edward A. Carter, who served as a staff sergeant in the 56th Armored Infantry Battalion, Twelfth Armored Division. (3) John R. Fox, who served as a first lieutenant in the 366th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division. (4) Willy F. James, Jr., who served as a private first class in the 413th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division. (5) Ruben Rivers, who served as a staff sergeant in the 761st Tank Battalion. (6) Charles L. Thomas, who served as a first lieutenant in the 614th Tank Destroyer Battalion. (7) George Watson, who served as a private in the 29th Quartermaster Regiment. (c) POSTHUMOUS AWARD.— The Medal of Honor may be awarded under this section posthumously, as provided in section 3752 of title 10, United States Code. (d) PRIOR AWARD.— The Medal of Honor may be awarded under this section for service for which a Distinguished-Service Cross, or other award, has been awarded. SEC. 562. WAIVER OF TIME LIMITATIONS FOR AWARD OF CERTAIN DECORATIONS TO SPECIFIED PERSONS. (a) WAIVER OF TIME LIMITATION.— Any limitation established by law or policy for the time within which a recommendation Edward A. Carter. John R. FOX. Wiliy F. James, Jr. Ruben Rivers. Charles L. Thomas. George Watson.