201 §3531. Chief of Staff to President: appointment The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, may appoint a general officer of the Army as the Chief of Staff to the President. Unless entitled to the rank, pay, and allowances of a grade above lieutenant general under another provision of law, an officer so appointed by and with the advice and consent of the Senate is entitled to the rank, pay, and allowances of a general, and is additional to the numbers otherwise authorized for that grade. §3532.
Assistant to Comptroller of Department of Defense: detail, grade A colonel on the active list of the Regular Army who is detailed as special assistant to the Comptroller of the Department of Defense, has the grade of brigadier general while so serving, unless he is entitled to a higher grade. §3533.
Corps of Engineers: assignment or transfer of officers to duties involving civil functions Officers of the Corps of Engineers may be assigned or transferred to and from duties involving the civil functions of the Corps of Engineers only upon the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers, and with the approval of the Secretary of the Army. §3534.
Engineer Commissioner of the District of Columbia; assistants: detail (a) The President may detail an officer assigned to the Corps of Engineers whose grade is above first lieutenant, and who has served at least 15 years in the Corps of Engineers, to be the Engineer Commissioner of the District of Columbia. An officer so detailed may not be required to perform any other duty. (b) The President may detail not more than three officers assigned to the Corps of Engineers who are junior to the Engineer Commissioner, to assist that officer in discharging his duties. §3535. Assistant to Chief of Engineers An officer assigned as Assistant to the Chief of Engineers in charge of civil works, including river and harbor and flood control improvements, is entitled to the rank, pay, and allowances of a brigadier general while so serving. § 3536. Leader of Army Band: appointment (a) The Secretary of the Army may appoint the leader of the Army band from the warrant officers of the Regular Army. The leader serves during the pleasure of the Secretary and may be returned to his former status in the discretion of the Secretary. (b) The leader of the Army band is entitled to the basic pay and allowances of a captain, and is entitled to be credited for pay purposes with all service that may be credited under section 233 of title 37. (c) Upon retirement, the leader of the Army band has the grade of warrant officer, with the retired pay to which he would have been entitled had he not been appointed leader.