19 § 514. Bounties prohibited; substitutes prohibited (a) No bounty may be paid to induce any person to enlist in an armed force. A clothing allowance or enlistment bonus authorized by law is not a bounty for the purposes of this subsection. (b) No person liable for active duty in an armed force under this subtitle may furnish a substitute for that active duty. No person may be enlisted or appointed in an armed force as a substitute for another person. § 515. Reenlistment after discharge as warrant officer A person who has been discharged from a regular component of an armed force under section 1165 or 11(56 of this title may, upon his request and in the discretion of the Secretary concerned, be enlisted in that armed force in the grade prescribed by the Secretary. However, a person discharged under section 1165 of this title may not be enlisted in a grade lower than the grade that he held immediately before appointment as a warrant oflBicer. CHAPTER 33.—APPOINTMENTS IN REGULAR COMPONENTS 541. 55"). 556. 557. 558. 559. 5G0. 561. 502.
Graduates of the United States Military, Naval, and Air Force Academies. Warrant officers: grades. Warrant officers: original appointment: service credit. Warrant officers: promotion; qualifications. Warrant officers: promotion; selection boards. Warrant officers: eligibility for promotion. Warrant officers: promotion; selection procedure. Warrant officers: effect of failure of selection for promotion. Warrant officers: disapproval of promotion by Secretary concerned, I'resident, or Senate. 5G3. W^arrant officers: promotion; effective date. 504. Warrant officers: effect of second failure of promotion. 5G5. Warrant officers: suspension of laws for promotion or mandatory retirement or separation during war or emergency.
§ 541. G r a d u a t e s of the United States Military, Naval, and Air Force Academies (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, each cadet at the United States Military Academy or the United States Air Force Academy, and each midshipman at the United States Naval Academy, is entitled, before graduating from that Academy, to state his preference for appointment, upon graduation, as a commissioned officer in either the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps. (b) With the consent of the Secretary of the mihtary department administering the Academy from which the cadet or midshipman is to be graduated, and of the Secretary of the military department having jurisdiction over the armed force for which that graduate stated his preference, the graduate is entitled to be accepted for appointment in that armed force. However, not more than 121/^ percent of any graduating class at an Academy may be appointed in armed forces not under the jurisdiction of the military department administering that Academy.