§ 3992. Recomputation of retired pay to reflect advancement on retired list A member of the Army who is advanced on the retired list under section 3964 of this title is entitled to recompute his retired pay as follows: Column 1
Monthly basic pay or base and 2^i% of years of service longevity pay, as the case may credited to him under secbe,' of grade to which member tion 3925 of this title.' is advaaoed on retired list.
Subtract Excess over 75% pay upon which computation is based.
• Compute at rates applicable on date of retirement. > Before applying percentage factor, credit a part of a year that is six months or more as a whole year, and disregard a part of a year that is less than six months.
CHAPTER 373.—CIVIUAN EMPLOYEES Sec. 4021. Appointment: professional and scientific services. 4022. Contract surgeons. 4023. Service club and library services. 4024. Expert accountant for Inspector General. 4025. Production of supplies and munitions: hours and pay of laborers and mechanics.
§ 4021. Appointment: professional and scientific services (a) The Secretary of the Army may establish within the Department of the Army not more than 13 civilian positions to carry out research and development relating to the national defense, military medicine, and other activities of the Department of Defense that require the services of specially qualified scientific or professional personnel. (b) Subject to the Civil Service Commission's approval as to rates, the Secretary may fix the compensation for positions established under subsection (a). However, the compensation may not be less than $10,000 or more than $15,000 a year. (c) Positions established under subsection (a) are in the classified civil service of the United States. However, if the Civil Service Commission or a person designated by it approves a proposed appointee's qualifications, no competitive examination may be required. §4022. Contract surgeons (a) In an emergency the Surgeon General, with the approval of the Secretary of the Army, may employ as many contract surgeons as may be necessary. (b) When a contract surgeon is in charge of an Army hospital, he has the same authority as a commissioned officer of the Medical Corps. §4023. Service club and library services Without regard to civil-service rules and regulations, the Secretary of the Army may employ in the service club and library services those civilians whose salaries are paid from appropriations for welfare and morale activities.