Regular Navy and Regular Marine Corps; officers: retirement at age 62 (a) Each officer on the active list of the Navy or the Marine Corps serving in a grade below fleet admiral shall be retired by the President when he becomes 62 years of age unless the President defers his retirement. The President may defer the retirement of any such officer for as long as he considers advisable, subject to the following conditions: (1) The retirement of any such officer may sot be deferred beyond the date on which he becomes 64 years of age. (2) Not more than ten officers whose retirement is so deferred may be on active duty at any one time. ,, (b) Each officer retired under this section is entitled— (1) to the highest grade, permanent or temporary, held by him on active duty; and (2) to retired pay at the rate of 2^^ percent of the basic pay to which he would be entitled if serving on active duty in the grade in which retired multiplied by the number of years of service creditable for basic pay, but the retired pay may not be more than 75 percent of the basic pay upon which the computation of retired pay is based. § 6392. Regular Navy and Regular Marine Corps, officers having yV less than three years of service: revocation of appointr' ments; reversion of certain officers to prior status • (a) The Secretary of the Navy, under regulations prescribed by him, may revoke the appointment of any officer on the active list of the Navy or the Marine Corps who has less than three years of continuous service as an officer on the active list of the Navy or the Marine Corps. (b) Each officer whose appointment is revoked under this section shall be discharged from the service without advance pay or allowances. (c) Any officer appointed in the Medical Service Corps under section 5579 of this title who had the permanent status of a warrant officer at the time of that appointment, and whose appointment is revoked under subsection (a), may be reappointed, without examination, to his former permanent status with the same lineal position and all other rights and benefits he would have had, or would have attained in due course, if he had not been appointed in the Medical Service Corps. §6393.
Regular Navy and Regular Marine Corps; women officers: termination of appointments The Secretary of the Navy, under regulations prescribed by the President, may terminate the appointment of any woman officer in the Regular Navy or the Regular Marine Corps.
§ 6394. Regular Navy, rear admirals and commodores; Regular Marine Corps, major generals and brigadier generals: retirement on recommendation of board. (a) The Secretary of the Navy may convene boards of officers to consider and recommend for retirement officers on the active list of the Navy serving in the grades of rear admiral and commodore and