505 (c) Any male enlisted member of the Regular Air Force who is otherwise qualified may be designated, with his consent, as an aviation cadet by the Secretary of the Air Force. (d) Except in time of war or of emergency declared by Congress, at least 20 percent of the aviation cadets designated in each fiscal year shall be selected from members of the Regular Air Force or the Regular Army who are eligible and qualified. No person may be enlisted or designated as an aviation cadet unless— (1) he agrees in writing that, upon his successful completion of the course of training as an aviation cadet, he will accept a commission as second lieutenant in the Air Force Reserve, and will serve on active duty as such for a period of three years, unless sooner released; and (2) if under 21 years of age, he has the consent of his parent or guardian to his agreement. § 8258. Regular Air Force: reenlistment after service as an officer Any former enlisted member of the Regular Air Force who has served on active duty as a reserve officer of the Air Force, or who was discharged as an enlisted member to accept a temporary appointment in the Air Force, is entitled to be reenlisted in the Regular Air Force in the enlisted grade that he held before his service as an officer, without loss of seniority or credit for service, if his service as an officer terminated honorably and he applies for reenlistment within six months or such other period as the Secretary of the Air Force prescribes for exceptional circumstances, after the termination of that service, regardless of the existence of a vacancy in his giade or of a physical disability incurred or having its inception in line of duty. § 8259.
Air Force Reserve: transfer from Air National Guard of United States Under such regulations as the Secretary of the Air Force may prescribe, alid with the consent of the governor or other appropriate authority of the State or Territory, Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, or the District of Columbia, whichever is concerned, an enlisted member of the Air National Guard of the United States may be transferred in grade to the Air Force Reserve. Upon transfer, he is eligible for promotion to the highest regular or reserve grade ever held by him in the Air Force, if his service has been honorable. § 8260. Air Force Reserve: transfer to upon withdrawal as member of Air National Guard Unless discharged from his enlistment as a Reserve, an enlisted member of the Air National Guard of the United States who ceases to be a member of the Air National Guard becomes a member of the Air Force Reserve. An enlisted member who so becomes a member of the Air Force Reserve ceases to be a member of the Air National Guard of the United States. § 8261. Air National Guard of United States (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), to become an enlisted member of the Air National Guard of the United States, a person must— (1) be enlisted in the Air National Guard;