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PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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PUBLIC LAW 86-559-JUNE 30, 1960

(A) by amending the catchline to read as follows: "§8843. Age 60: reserve officers below major general, except those covered by section 8845 of this title"; and (B) by inserting the words ", except an officer covered by section 8845 of this title" after the words "major general". (68) Section 8844 is amended— (A) by amending the catchline to read as follows: "§8844. Age 62: reserve major generals, except those covered by section 8845 of this title"; and (B) by striking out the words "the Chief of the National Guard Bureau" and inserting the words "an officer covered by section 8845 of this title" in place thereof. (69) Section 8845 is amended— (A) by amending the catchline to read as follows: "§8845. Age 64: Chief of National Guard Bureau; adjutants general"; and (B) by inserting the words "or adjutant general of a State or Territory, Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, or the District of Columbia" after the words "National Guard Bureau". (70) Section 8847 is amended to read as follows: "§8847. Twenty-five years: female reserve officers below lieutenant colonel, except those designated under section 8067(a)-(d) or (g)-(i) of this title; Air Force nurses and medical specialists " (a) After June 30, 1960, each female commissioned officer, and each Air Force nurse or medical specialist, who is in an active status in a reserve grade below lieutenant colonel, except an officer whose name is on a recommended list for promotion to that reserve grade, shall, 30 days after he completes 25 years of service computed under section 8853 of this title— "(1) be transferred to the Retired Reserve, if he is qualified and applies therefor; or "(2) if he is not qualified or does not apply therefor, be discharged from his reserve appointment. "(b) This section does not apply to female commissioned officers who are designated under section 8067(a) - (d) or (g) - (i) of this title." (71) Section 8848 is amended to read as follows: "§8848. Twenty-eight years: reserve first lieutenants, captains, majors, and lieutenant colonels " (a) After June 30, 1960, each officer in an active status in the reserve grade of first lieutenant, captain, or major, except an officer covered by section 8847 of this title, and each officer in an active status in the reserve grade of lieutenant colonel who is not on a recommended list for promotion to the reserve grade of colonel, shall, 30 days after he completes 28 years of service computed under section 8853 of this title— "(1) be transferred to the Retired Reserve if he is qualified and applies therefor; or "(2) if he is not qualified or does not apply therefor, be discharged from his reserve appointment. " (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), an Air Force nurse or medical specialist who is in the reserve grade of lieutenant colonel, or a female officer who is not designated under section 8067(a) - (d) or (g) - (i) of this title and who is in the reserve grade of lieutenant colonel, may, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Air Force, be retained in an active status if he would otherwise be removed from an active status under subsection (a). An officer may not be retained in an active status under this section later than 30 days after he completes 30 years of service computed under section 8853 of this title." (72) Section 8849 is repealed.

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