160 CHAPTER 305.—THE ARMY S T A F F Sec.
3031. 3032. 3033. 3034. 3035. 3036. 3037. 3038. 3039. 3040.
Composition: assignment and detail of members of Army and civilians. General duties. Reserve components of Army; policies and regulations for government of. Chief of Staff: appointment; duties. Vice Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff, and Assistant Chiefs of Staff: succession to duties of Chief of Staff. Chiefs of branches: appointments; duties. Judge Advocate General, Assistant Judge Advocate General, and general oflScers of Judge Advocate General's Corps: appointment; duties. Chief of Engineers: additional duties. Inspector General; Provost Marshal General. Deputy and assistant chiefs of branches.
Composition: assignment and detail of members of Army and civilians (a) There is in the executive part of the Department of the Army an Army Staff consisting of— (1) the Chief of Staff; (2) the Vice Chief of Staff; (3) not more than three Deputy Chiefs of Staff, as prescribed by the Secretary of the Army; (4) not more than five Assistant Chiefs of Staff, as prescribed by the Secretary; (5) the officers named in sections 3036, 3039, and 3040 of this title; (6) other members of the Army assigned or detailed to the Army Staff; and (7) civilians in the Department of the Army assigned or detailed to the Army Staff. (b) Except as otherwise specifically prescribed by law, the Army Staff shall be organized in such manner, and its members shall perform such duties and have such titles, as the Secretary may prescribe. A part of the Army Staff may be designated as the Army General Staff. (c) Not more than 3,000 officers of the Army may be assigned or detailed to permanent duty in the executive part of the Department of the Army. Of this number not more than 1,000 may be detailed or assigned to duty on or with the Army General Staff. However, these limitations do not apply in time of war, or of national emergency declared by Congress, or whenever the President finds that it is in the national interest to increase the number of officers in the executive part of the Department or on or with the Army General Staff. The Secretary shall report quarterly to Congress the number of officers in the executive part of the Department of the Army and the number of commissioned officers on or with the Army General Staff, and the justification therefor. (d) No commissioned officer who is assigned or detailed to duty in the executive part of the Department of the Army may serve for a tour of duty of more than four years. However, the Secretary may extend such a tour of duty if he makes a special finding that the extension is necessary in the public interest. No officer may be assigned or detailed to duty in the executive part of the Department of the Army within two years after relief from that duty, except upon a special finding by the Secretary that the assignment or detail is