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of the Air Force in the categories listed in section 8201(a)(l) - (5) of this title. § 8204. Regular Air Force: commissioned officers on active list The authorized strength of the Eegular Air Force in commissioned officers on the active list is the sum of the number authorized by section 8205 of this title, the number of permanent professors of the United States Air Force Academy authorized by section 9331 of this title, and the numbers in designated categories specifically authorized by law as additional numbers. § 8205.

Regular Air Force: commissioned officers on active list, exclusive of certain categories The authorized strength of the Regular Air Force in commissioned officers on the active list, exclusive of permanent professors of the United States Air Force Academy and members in designated categories specifically authorized by law as additional numbers, is 27,500. § 8206. Regular Air Force: commissioned officers on active list; Air Force nurses (a) The authorized strength in Air Force nurses on the active list of the Regular Air Force is 549, or 6/1,000 of the authorized strength prescribed by section 8203 of this title, whichever is greater. (b) Of the authorized strength of the Air Force in Air Force nurses on the active list of the Regular Air Force, not more than 7/1,000 may be in the regular grade of lieutenant colonel, and not more than 16/1,000 may be in the regular grade of major. The Secretary of the Air Force shall prescribe the authorized strength of the Air Force in Air Force nurses on the active list in the regular grade of captain. This subsection does not apply when there is a promotion list prescribed for Air Force nurses under section 8296(b) of this title. § 8207. Regular Air Force: commissioned officers on active list; women medical specialists (a) The authorized strength in women medical specialists on the active list of the Regular Air Force is 53, or 9/10,000 of the authorized strength prescribed in section 8203 of this title, whichever is greater. (b) Of the authorized strength in women medical specialists on the active list of the Regular Air Force, not more than 5 percent may be in the regular grade of major. The Secretary of the Air Force shall prescribe the authorized strength in women medical specialists on the active list in the regular grade of captain. This subsection does not apply when there is a promotion list prescribed for women medical specialists under section 8574 of this title. § 8208. Regular Air Force: commissioned officers on active list; female commissioned officers, other than those designated under section 8067 of this title to perform proir i ti fessional functions (a) The authorized strength in female commissioned officers on the active list of the Regular Air Force, other than those designated under section 8067 of this title to perform professional functions, is as prescribed by-the Secretary of the Air Force. However, it may not be