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203 §3544.

Duties: regular officers; performance of civil functions restricted (a) No commissioned officer of the Kegular Army may be— (1) employed on civil works or internal improvements; (2) allowed to be employed by an incorporated company; or (3) employed as acting paymaster or disbursing agent of the Bureau, of Indian Affairs; if that employment requires him to be separated from his organization or branch, or interferes with the performance of his military duties. (b) Except as otherwise provided by law, no commissioned officer on the active list of the Regular Army may hold a civil office by election or appointment, whether under the United States, a Territory or possession, or a State, The acceptance of such a civil office or the exercise of its functions by such an officer terminates his appointment in the Army. § 3545. Duties: officers; superintendence of cooking for enlisted members The cooking for enlisted members of the Army shall be superintended by the officers of the organizations to which the members belong. §3546.

Duties: officers of Medical Corps, contract surgeons; attendance on families of members Commissioned officers of the Medical Corps and contract surgeons shall, when practicable, attend the families of members of the Army who are on active duty, retired, or on the temporary disability retired list. Such attendance shall be free of charge. §3547.

Duties: chaplains; assistance required of commanding officers (a) Each chaplain shall, when practicable, hold appropriate religious services at least once on each Sunday for the command to which he is assigned, and shall perform appropriate religious burial services for members of the Army who die while in that command. (b) Each commanding officer shall furnish facilities, including necessary transportation, to any chaplain assigned to his command, to assist the chaplain in performing his duties. §3548. Duties: warrant officers; limitations Under regulations prescribed by the President, a warrant officer may be assigned to perform duties that necessarily include those normally performed by a commissioned officer. Sec.


3571. Rank: commissioned officers on active duty. 3572. Rank: commissioned officers serving under temporary appointments. 3573. Rank: commissioned officers in regular grades of brigadier general and major general; seniority list. 3574. Rank: commissioned oflBcers in regular grades below brigadier generaL 3575. Rank: warrant officers. 3576. Command: when different commands of Army and Marine Corps join. 3578. Command: commissioned officers of Army in same grade on duty at same place.