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PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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PUBLIC LAW 86-559-JUNE 30, 1960

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continuous from the date of his Federal recognition as an officer therein to the date of his appointment in the National Guard of the United States; and"; and (B) by amending subsection (f) to read as follows: " (f) This section does not apply to the promotion to a grade above major of any Air Force nurse or medical specialist or any female reserve officer who is not designated under section 8067(a)-(d) or (g) - (i) of this title or appointed in the Air Force with a view to designation under that section." (54) The last sentence of section 8367(c) is amended to read as follows: "However, the number recommended by the selection board must be at least 80 percent of those listed for consideration for the first time." (55) Section 8368 is amended— (A) by amending subsection (a) to read as follows: " (a) I n this chapter, 'deferred officer' means any of the following officers who has been considered, for the first time under this chapter, by a selection board for promotion to the next grade higher than his current reserve grade but not recommended for that promotion, who has been examined for the first time for Federal recognition in the next grade higher than his current reserve grade, but found not qualified for that recognition, or who has been recommended or found qualified and declined that promotion: " (1) A n officer in the reserve grade of first lieutenant or captain. " (2) An officer in the reserve grade of major, other than an Air Force nurse or medical specialist or a female officer who is not designated under section 8067(a) - (d) or (g) - (i) of this title or appointed in the Air Force with a view to designation under that section."; (B) by inserting the words ", or is recommended and declines the promotion" after the words "not recommended for promotion" in subsection (f); and (C) by inserting the words ", or is recommended or found qualified and declines the promotion" after the words "found qualified for Federal recognition" in subsection (g). (56) Section 8370 is amended— (A) by striking out the word "captain" in subsection (b) and inserting the word "major" in place thereof; and (B) by amending subsection (c) to read as follows: "(c) A reserve officer who is designated as an Air Force nurse or medical specialist may be promoted to a reserve grade above major only to fill a vacancy in the number authorized by the Secretary for that category." ^57) Section 8372(b) is amended to read as follows: (b) Whenever the Secretary considers that the number of officers in the reserve grade of captain, major, lieutenant colonel, or colonel in— "(1) any unit of the Air Force Reserve that is in the Ready Reserve and is not on active duty or is on active duty for training; or "(2) the Air Force Reserve, in positions to be filled by officers with a mobilization assignment in the Ready Reserve; is or may become unbalanced, he may direct that a number specified by him be selected from officers of the Air Force Reserve who are in the Ready Reserve, who are not on active duty or are on active duty for training, but who are determined to be specially qualified for, and available to fill, those vacancies. Selection for promotion under this subsection shall be made under the procedures prescribed in the first two sentences of section 8367(c) of this title, but no officer may be