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46 PUBLIC LAWS-CI. 38-APR. 16, 1947 [61 STAT. Credit for active SEC. 110. Except for the purpose of determining a person's grade, mtar serice rank, and right to promotion in the Regular Army (see section 105 (b) hereof) in computing years of active Federal military service for all purposes of any person, there shall be credited active military serv- ice in the Army Nurse Corps and in the Navy Nurse Corps, active military service rendered pursuant to an appointment under the o0u. s. c .g§ s8 provisions of the Act of December 22, 1942 (56 Stat. 1072), and active note, 164 and note; iit 37udrt u.s.c.§ a13 note. military service rendered pursuant to an appointment under the 5 U. S2. c. app. Act of June 23, 1944 (58 Stat. 324). § 1591-598. oco SEC. 111 . The Secretary of War, under the circumstances and in mission. accordance with regulations prescribed by the President, may termi- nate the commission of any officer commissioned in any of the corps established by this title. Addition to num- SEC. 112. Personnel appointed in the Regular Army under the bers of commissioned officers of Regular provisions of this Act shall be in addition to the numbers of other Army. commissioned officers of the Regular Army now or hereafter prescribed by law. Appointment re- SEC. 113. (a) Effective on the date of enactment of this Act, no stritions. further appointment shall be made in the Army Nurse Corps created 10° 782s C. §§ 161-by Chapter V of the Act of July 9, 1918 (40 Stat. 879), as amended, and no further appointment shall be made pursuant to the Act of Supra. December 22, 1942 (56 Stat. 1073), or pursuant to the Act of June 50 U. S. C. app. 22, 1944 (58 Stat. 324). The acceptance of any Regular Army appoint- ment under this Act shall operate to vacate any other military or civilian status in or with the Military Establishment theretofore occupied by the appointee except an appointment pursuant to the Act of June 22, 1944. Termyinration of (b) Effective six months following the date of enactment of this Act, the Army Nurse Corps created by chapter V of the Act of July 9, Supra. 1918 (40 Stat. 879), as amended, and all offices and appointments Pay, leave, etc. therein shall cease to exist: Provided,That this provision shall not affect the rights, benefits, privileges, pay, allowances, gratuities, or leave accrued to a person, her dependents, or beneficiaries by virtue of any laws or regulations in effect prior to the enactment of this Act, and where necessary to the full enjoyment of terminal leave, terminal- leave pay, retirement and retired pay, pensions, travel allowance, transportation of dependents and effects, and rights, benefits, privi- leges and gratuities to which such person or her dependents have become entitled, such corps, offices, and appointments shall continue to exist but only for such purposes. oTicers' Reserve SEC. 114. Effective the date of enactment of this Act, there shall be Army Nurse Corps established in the Officers' Reserve Corps of the Army of the United Section; WomiI e ns Medical Specialist States an Army Nurse Corps Section and a Women's Medical Special- Corps Section. ist Corps Section. Applicability of E poie laws to commissioned SEC. 115. Except as otherwise specifically provided, all laws and officers, etc. regulations now or hereafter applicable to commissioned officers and former commissioned officers of the Officers' Reserve Corps, and to their dependents and beneficiaries, shall, in like cases, be applicable respectively to commissioned officers and former commissioned officers of the Army Nurse Corps Section and the Women's Medical Specialist Corps Section of the Officers' Reserve Corps, and to their dependents and beneficiaries. Appointments. SEC. 116. Appointments in the Army Nurse Corps Section and the Women's Medical Specialist Corps Section of the Officers' Reserve Corps may be made in such grades and under such regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of War, from female citizens of the United States, who have attained the age of twenty-one years, and