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Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 61 Part 1.djvu/849

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80TH CONG., 1IT SESS.--H . 512-AUG. 7, 1947 (j) If a staff officer of the grade of lieutenant (junior grade) or above shall lose numbers in grade for any cause he shall have assigned as his new running mate the line officer who is the running mate of the junior of those officers in his corps who becomes or will become senior to him as the result of such loss of numbers. (k) If the running mate of a staff officer shall be advanced in num- bers or shall be advanced in grade in accordance with section 1508 of the Revised Statutes, the staff officer shall have assigned as his new running mate the line officer not advanced who was next senior to his former running mate in the grade in which the staff officer remains or, if there remain in that grade no line officer who was senior to such former running mate in the grade concerned, the staff officer shall have assigned as his new running mate the senior line officer in the grade in which the staff officer remains. (1) If a staff officer of the grade of lieutenant (junior grade) or above shall be advanced in numbers in his grade, he shall have assigned as his new running mate the line officer who is the running mate of the officer of the same grade in his corps immediately senior to such staff officer in the position to which advanced; if there be no such senior staff officer, the staff officer who is so advanced shall have assigned as his new running mate the line officer who is the running mate in the grade concerned of the staff officer of the same corps immediately junior to such staff officer in the position to which advanced. (m) The line officer running mate assigned a staff officer pursuant to this section shall, if the staff officer be one designated for limited duty, be an officer also designated for such duty; in all other cases, the running mate shall be a line officer not restricted in the performance of duty. (n) Officers of the staff corps serving in the grade of rear admiral shall receive the pay and allowances prescribed by law for rear admirals of the upper half from the date on which their respective running mates enter the upper half of the list of rear admirals, but not prior to the date of the vacancy the staff officer was promoted to fill. ]RETIREMENT OF OFFICERS BELOW THE GRADE OF REAR ADMIRAL SEC. 212. (a) Captains of the Medical Service Corps shall be placed on the retired list on June 30 of the fiscal year in which they comlplete thirty-one years of total commissioned service, and captains of each other corps whose names, on June 30 of the fiscal year in which they complete thirty-one years of total commissioned service, are not on a promotion list, shall subject to the provisions of subsection 211 (c) of this title, if not otherwise retired pursuant to law, be placed on the retired list on that date: Provided,That an officer who has lost num- bers or precedence shall not be placed on the retired list by reason of completion of thirty-one years of total commissioned service until June 30 of the fiscal year in which he completes five years of service in the grade of captain: Providedfurther,That captains whose names, on June 30 of the fiscal year in which they complete thirty years of total commissioned service, are not on a promotion list, shall, subject to the provisions of subsection 211 (c), if not otherwise retired pur- suant to law, and if they shall have twice failed of selection for promo- tion to rear admiral, be placed on the retired list on that date: Provided further,That not to exceed the following numbers of captains, recom- mended for continuation on the active list in the report of a selection board as approved by the President, may be so continued until the report of the next succeeding selection board is approved but no such captain shall be continued on the active list beyond June 30 of the fiscal year in which he shall have completed thirty-five years of total 825 Loss of numbers. Advancement of running mate in num- bers, etc. 34U.8.O.§34& Advancement In numbers ofdesignated staff officers. Line officer running mate assigned a staff officer. Pay and allowances. CaptalLu Ante, p. 823. Continuation on active list. 61 STAT.]