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Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 61 Part 1.djvu/867

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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1 ST SESS.-CH. 512--AUG. 7, 1947 (2) Captains designated for engineering duty, aeronautical engi- neering duty, or special duty, within the following categories shall be eligible for consideration by a selection board for recommendation for continuation on the active list: (1) Those who have twice failed of selection for temporary promotion to rear admiral, and (2) those who have failed of selection for temporary promotion to rear admiral in the immediately preceding year and who are not recommended for temporary promotion by the selection board concerned: Provided, That such captains who will complete thirty-five years' total commis- sioned service or who will attain the age of sixty-two years in the fiscal year in which such board is convened will not be eligible for considera- tion for continuation on the active list. (3) Officers shall be eligible for consideration by a selection board for temporary promotion to the next higher grade when they will have completed, on June 30 of the fiscal year of the convening of the appropriate board, the following periods of service in the grades in which they are serving: Captains, three years; commanders, five years; lieutenant commanders and lieutenants, four years; lieutenants (junior grade), two years. Service in grade shall include all service in that or a higher grade whether under temporary or permanent appointment therein. An officer in any grade who shall become eligible for such consideration shall, regardless of failure or failures of selection for such promotion, remain so eligible while on the active list: Provided, That officers whose names are on the temporary-promotion list for any rade on the date of the convening of the board shall not be considered for the same grade by the board. (4) Of the officers, in any grade2 designated for limited duty, who would otherwise be eligible for consideration for temporary promotion pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (3) of this subsection, only the junior officer in the promotion zone for officers designated for limited duty and officers senior to him in the grade concerned shall be eligible for such consideration. (5) Service under an appointment for a period of limited duration only while serving on a specified duty assignment shall, for the pur- poses of this section, be considered only as service in the grade which the officer concerned would have held under temporary appointment but for such service in a higher grade. b) The following provisions shall relate to staff officers: 1) Captains within the following categories shall be eligible for consideration by a selection board for recommendation for continua- tion on the active list: (1) Those who have twice failed of selection for temporary promotion to rear admiral, and (2) those who have failed of selection for temporary promotion to rear admiral in the immediately preceding year and who are not recommended for tempo- rary promotion by the selection board concerned: Provided, That such captains who will complete thirty-five years' total commissioned serv- ice or who will attain the age of sixty-two years in the fiscal year in which such board is convened will not be eligible for consideration for continuation on the active list. (2) An officer in any grade, except captains in the Medical Service Corps and commanders in the Nurse Corps, shall become eligible for consideration by a selection board for temporary promotion to the next higher grade when his running mate becomes eligible for such selection, except that officers of the Medical, Dental, Medical Service, and Chaplain Corps in the grades of lieutenant (junior grade) and lieutenant, and officers of the Nurse Corps in the grade of lieutenant (junior grade), shall not be eligible for such selection unless they are in the promotion zone in such grade or are senior to the officers in the promotion zone of the grade in which they are serving. An officer in any grade who shall become eligible for such consideration shall, 843 Captainsdesignated for engineering or spe. cial duty. Temporary promo- tion to next higher grade, etc. Officers designated for limited duty. Captains. Temporary promo- tion to next higher grade.