61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CH. 512-AUG. 7 ,1947 797 TABLE OF CONTENTS-Continued Sec. 414. Retirement of officers with highest grade held under provisions of section 413. Sec. 415. Designation of officers of the Marine Corps for special purposes. Sec. 416. Retirement age limit for officers. Sec. 417. Amendment of the act of April 18, 1946 (Public Law 347, Seventy-ninth Post, p. 877. Congress). Sec. 418. Amendment of the act of August 27, 1940 (54 Stat. 864), as amended Pot,p. 877. (34 U. S.C. 737, 737 (a)). Sec. 419. Amendment of the act of June 27, 1942 (56 Stat. 422). Post, p. 877. Sec. 420. Amendment of the act of June 30, 1914 (38 Stat. 404), as amended. Pot, p . 877. Sec. 421. Service in grade to include service in grade under temporary appoint- ment. Sec. 422. Continuation of temporary appointments of certain members of the Hospital Corps and the Naval Reserve. Sec. 423. Specifications by Secretary of Navy of qualifications to be required in certain officers for selection to flag rank. Sec. 424. Amendment of the act of May 4, 1898 (30 Stat. 380), as amended (34 Pot, p. 879. U. S. C. 21). Sec. 425. Amendment of Public Law 729, Seventy-ninth Congress. Post, p . 880. Sec. 426. Special provisions. Sec. 427. Amendment of the act of December 28, 1945 (59 Stat. 666). Pot,p . 880. Sec. 428. Amendment of Public Law 56, Eightieth Congress. Post,p. 88 . Sec. 429. Amendment of the act of January 20, 1942 (56 Stat. 10; 34 U. S . C. 622). Post, p. 880. Sec. 430 . Limitation on number of Reserve and retired officers serving on active duty in flag ranks. Sec. 431. Computation of retired pay. Sec. 432. Amendments to certain acts relating to retired pay. Sec. 433. Amendment of the Army-Navy Medical Services Corps Act of 1947. Post, p. 881 . Sec. 434 . Amendments to the act of April 16, 1947 (Public Law 36, Eightieth Post, p. 882 . Congress). Sec. 435. Special provision for nurses. Sec. 436. Acts repealed. TITLE V-ARMY Pot, p. 883. Sec. 501 . Regular Army officers-Authorized strength. Sec. 502 . Regular Army officers-Appointments-Assignment in branch- Authorized strength of branches. Sec. 503. General officers of the Regular Army-Authorized numbers-Seniority list-Date of rank. Sec. 504. General officers-Assignments-Positions carrying rank of general and lieutenant general. Sec. 505. Regular Army officers-Authorized numbers in grades below brigadier general-Promotion lists-Seniority-Date of rank. Sec. 506. Regular Army officers-Procuremlent of additional officers. Sec. 507. Regular Army officers-Selection boards-Promotion generally. Sec. 508. Regular Army officers-Promotion to grade of first lieutenant. Sec. 509. Regular Army officers-Promotion to grades of captain, major, and lieutenant colonel-Elimination of those not promoted. Sec. 510 . Regular Army officers-Promotion to grade of colonel. Sec. 511 . Regular Army officers-Promotion to grade of brigadier general. Sec. 512 . Regular Army officers-Promotion to grade of major general. Sec. 513 . General officers-Chiefs and assistant chiefs of services-Promotion to general officer grades with view to assignment as chief or assistant chief of service. Sec. 514 . Regular Army officers-Elimination from active list-Mandatory re- tirement or separation. Sec. 515. Army officers-Temporary grades-Temporary appointments of officers in the Army of the United States-Active duty of Reserve component officers. Sec. 516 . Relative rank of general officers of the Army with flag officers of the Navy. Sec. 517. Regular Army officers-Service credit to certain officers who were in the Regular Army prior to December 28,1945. Sec. 518 . Regular Army officers-Promotions to be made on July 1, 1948, to fill initial requirements in grades of captain, major, and lieutenant colonel. Sec. 519. Amendments to National Defense Act to provide increased rank for Chief of Chaplains and Assistants to Surgeon General. Sec. 520. Professors of the United States Military Academy. Sec. 521 . Amendment to Army retirement laws. Sec. 522 . Amendment to article of war 119. Po*s P OIL Sec. 523 . Saving clause.