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Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 61 Part 1.djvu/932

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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 512-AUG. 7, 1947 (f) All temporary appointments herein mentioned (officers of the Regular Army, the National Guard of the United States, and the Officers' Reserve Corps temporarily appointed in grades different from those held in their respective components, and, persons holding no Regular Army or Reserve commissions appointed as temporary officers) shall be made in the Army of the United States, and such appointments shall not contain any reference to any other appointment held or not held in any component of the Army of the United States. All temporary appointments herein mentioned may be vacated at any Grade below briga- time by the President. Temporary appointments in grades below that dier general. General officer of brigadier general shall be made by the President alone, and in grades. general officer grades by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. Pay andallowances. (g) All officers temporarily appointed in any grade in the Army of the United States shall, while serving in such grade on active duty in the service of the United States, receive the same pay and allowances as authorized for persons of corresponding grade and length of serv- ice holding permanent appointments in that grade in the Regular Army. Rights, benefits, (h) Each temporary officer and each Reserve officer of any Reserve etc. component, serving on active Federal duty in any commissioned grade, permanent or temporary (herein referred to as "active-duty grade'), shall be entitled, while so serving, to the same rights, privi- leges, and benefits as now or hereafter provided by law for an officer of the Officers' Reserve Corps of the same length of service holding appointment in the Officers' Reserve Corps in a grade the same as such "active-duty grade" and serving on active duty in the grade held in the Officers' Reserve Corps. "Permanent gade." (i) DErNrmroNs. -(1) As used in this title the phrase "permanent grade' means the grade in which an officer holds appointment in the Regular Army, or in the National Guard of the United States, or in porntmanent a. the Officers' Reserve Corps, as the case may be. The phrase "perma- nent appointment" means appointment in the Regular Army, or in the National Guard of the United States, or in the Officers' Reserve Corps, as the case may be. "Temorar e. (2) As used in this title, the phrase "temporary grade" means the grade in which an officer holds temporary appointment in the Army of the United States (as distinguished from permanent grade"). e.Temporary ofi- (3) As used in this title, the phrase "temporary officer" means a person who has no Regular Army or reserve commissioned status but who temporarily holds appointment as an officer of the Army of the United States. Effective date. (j) This section becomes effective the date of enactment of this Act. Repeal. Effective the date of enactment of this Act, section 4 of the Act of June 16, 1936 (49 Stat. 1525; 10 U. S. C., 292a-1), is hereby repealed. RELATIVE RANK OF GENERAL OFFICERS OF THE ARMY WITH FLAG OFFICERS OF THE NAVY SEC. 516. Officers holding commissions in the grade of major gen- eral in the Regular Army and officers holding commissions in the grade of rear admiral in the Navy who are entitled to the pay of the upper half of that grade shall take rank among themselves according to their respective dates of rank in such grades. Officers holding com- missions in the grade of brigadier general in the Regular Army and officers holding commissions in the grade of rear admiral in the Navy who are entitled to the pay of the lower half of that grade shall take rank among themselves according to their respective dates of rank in such grades. All officers in the Army of the United States, including all components thereof, senior in relative rank to any Regular Army officer, shall also be senior to all Navy officers junior in relative rank to such Regular Army officer. 908 [61 STAT.