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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , 1 ST SESS.-CH. 393-AUG. 4 , 1949 such commissioned or warrant officer who has been so temporarily advanced in grade or rank shall, upon his relief from active duty, or in any case not later than six months after the termination of the war or of the national emergency, declared as aforesaid, revert to the grade or rank on the retired list and to the pay and allowance status which he would have held had he not been so temporarily advanced: Provided further, That nothing in this Act shall operate to reduce the pay and allowances now allowed by law to retired officers." SEC. 9 . The Act of January 12, 1919, ch. 8 (40 Stat. 1054; 34 U. S. C., section 537) is amended to read as follows: "That hereafter uniforms, accouterments, and equipment shall, upon the request of any officer of the Navy or any officer of the Marine Corps or any officer of the Coast Guard while operating with the Navy or any midshipman at the Naval Academy, be furnished by the Gov- ernment at cost, subject to such restrictions and regulations as the Secretary of the Navy may prescribe." SEC. 10. The last paragraph under the heading, "Pay, Miscellane- ous", of the Act approved July 11, 1919, as amended (41 Stat. 132; 10 U. S. C., sec. 1274; 14 U. S. C., sec. 50b; 34 U. S. C., sec. 540a), is further amended to read as follows: "The interchange, without compensation therefor, of military stores, supplies, and equipment of every character, including real estate owned by the Government, is hereby authorized between the Army and Navy upon the request of the head of one service and with the approval of the head of the other service." SEO. 11. The sixth paragraph under the heading "Miscellaneous" in the Act approved March 2, 1923 (ch. 178, 42 Stat. 1385; 10 U. S . C ., sec. 717; 14 U. S. C., sec. 121b; 33 U. S. C., sec. 862a; 34 U. S. C., sec. 912; 42 U. S. C., sec. 65), is amended to read as follows: "Nothing contained in any existing laws, or regulations or orders promulgated in pursuance of law, shall authorize on or after July 1, 1922, the issue of heat or light in kind to any person in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service while such person is receiving an allowance for rental of quarters under the provisions of the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, approved June 16, 1942 (ch. 413, 56 Stat. 359; 37 U. S. C., sec. 101 et seq.), as amended." SEC. 12. Section 2 of the Act approved June 21, 1930 (ch. 536, 46 Stat. 793; 10 U. S. C., sec. 1028b; 14 U. S. C., sec. 167b-2; 34 U. S. C., sec. 399d), is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 2. All persons who have served honorably in the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps of the United States during war shall, when not in the active military and/or naval service of the United States, be entitled to bear the official title and upon occasions of ceremony to wear the uniform of the highest grade held by them during their war service." SEC. 13. The first sentence of the Act approved May 25, 1933 (ch. 37, 48Stat.73;10U.S.C., sec.486a;14U.S.C., sec.15a;34U.S.C., sec. 1057a; 46 U. S. C., sec. 1126a), as amended, is further amended to read as follows: "That the superintendents of the United States Naval Academy, the United States Military Academy, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy may, under such rules and regulations as the Secre- tary of the Navy, the Secretary of the Army, and the United States Maritime Commission, respectively, may prescribe, confer the degree of bachelor of science upon all graduates of their respective academies, from and after the date of the accrediting of said academies by the Association of American Universities." 559 Sale of uniforms, etc., at cost. Interchange of sup- plies, etc. Restriction on issu- ance of heat and light. 37 U. S. C., Supp. II. 101b dt *eq. ost, p. 840. Right ofarmed serv- Ices personnel to of- ficial title, etc. Post, p. 614. B. S . degrees con- ferred upon Academy graduates.