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10 USC CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

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CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

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3061. Regulations.

3062. Policy; composition; organized peace establishment.

3063. Basic branches.

3064. Special branches.

3065. Assignment and detail: officers assigned or detailed to basic

and special branches.

(3066. Repealed.)

3067. Army Medical Department.

3068. Medical Service Corps: organization; Chief and assistant

chiefs.

3069. Army Nurse Corps: composition; Chief and assistant chief;

appointment; grade.

3070. Army Medical Specialist Corps: organization; Chief and

assistant chiefs.

(3071. Repealed.)

3072. Judge Advocate General's Corps.

3073. Chaplains.

3074. Commands: territorial organization; engineer tactical units.

3075. Regular Army: composition.

(3076 to 3080. Repealed.)

3081. Dental Corps: Chief, functions.

(3082. Renumbered.)

3083. Public Affairs Specialty.

3084. Chief of Veterinary Corps: grade. (FOOTNOTE 1)

(FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. Does not conform to section

catchline.

AMENDMENTS

2002 - Pub. L. 107-314, div. A, title V, Sec. 504(b)(2), Dec. 2,

2002, 116 Stat. 2531, added item 3084.

1997 - Pub. L. 105-85, div. A, title V, Sec. 596(b), Nov. 18,

1997, 111 Stat. 1766, added item 3083.

1996 - Pub. L. 104-201, div. A, title V, Sec. 502(c)(1), Sept.

23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2511, substituted ''Chief and assistant chief;

appointment; grade'' for ''chief and assistant chief; appointment''

in item 3069.

1994 - Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title X, Sec. 1070(a)(16), title

XVI, Sec. 1672(b)(1), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2856, 3015, struck

out items 3076 ''Army Reserve: composition'', 3077 ''Army National

Guard of United States: composition'', 3078 ''Army National Guard:

when a component of Army'', 3079 ''Army National Guard of United

States: status when not in Federal service'', and 3080 ''Army

National Guard of the United States: authority of officers with

respect to Federal status'', struck out ''3082.'' before ''Army''

in item 3082, and then struck out item 3082 ''Army National Guard

combat readiness reform: annual report''.

1993 - Pub. L. 103-160, div. A, title V, Sec. 521(b), Nov. 30,

1993, 107 Stat. 1655, added item 3082.

1980 - Pub. L. 96-513, title V, Sec. 502(3), Dec. 12, 1980, 94

Stat. 2909, struck out item 3066 ''Generals and lieutenant

generals''.

1978 - Pub. L. 95-485, title VIII, Sec. 805(b)(2), 820(b), Oct.

20, 1978, 92 Stat. 1622, 1627, struck out item 3071 ''Women's Army

Corps: Director; Deputy Director; other positions'' and added item

3081.

1968 - Pub. L. 90-329, June 4, 1968, 82 Stat. 170, substituted

''Army Medical Department'' for ''Army Medical Service'' in item

3067.

1967 - Pub. L. 90-130, Sec. 1(8)(D), Nov. 8, 1967, 81 Stat. 375,

substituted ''composition; chief and assistant chief'' for

''Chief'' in item 3069.

1960 - Pub. L. 86-603, Sec. 1(2)(B), July 7, 1960, 74 Stat. 357,

added item 3080.

1957 - Pub. L. 85-155, title I, Sec. 101(3), Aug. 21, 1957, 71

Stat. 376, substituted ''Army Medical Specialist Corps'' for

''Women's Medical Specialist Corps'' in item 3070.

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10 USC Sec. 3061 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

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Sec. 3061. Regulations

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The President may prescribe regulations for the government of the

Army.

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(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 165.)

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3061 10:16. July 15, 1870, ch.

294, Sec. 20, 16

Stat. 319; Mar. 1,

1875, ch. 115, 18

Stat. 337.

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The word ''prescribe'' is substituted for the words ''make and

publish''. 10:16 (last 35 words) is omitted as surplusage.

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10 USC Sec. 3062 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

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CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

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Sec. 3062. Policy; composition; organized peace establishment

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(a) It is the intent of Congress to provide an Army that is

capable, in conjunction with the other armed forces, of -

(1) preserving the peace and security, and providing for the

defense, of the United States, the Territories, Commonwealths,

and possessions, and any areas occupied by the United States;

(2) supporting the national policies;

(3) implementing the national objectives; and

(4) overcoming any nations responsible for aggressive acts that

imperil the peace and security of the United States.

(b) In general, the Army, within the Department of the Army,

includes land combat and service forces and such aviation and water

transport as may be organic therein. It shall be organized,

trained, and equipped primarily for prompt and sustained combat

incident to operations on land. It is responsible for the

preparation of land forces necessary for the effective prosecution

of war except as otherwise assigned and, in accordance with

integrated joint mobilization plans, for the expansion of the

peacetime components of the Army to meet the needs of war.

(c) The Army consists of -

(1) the Regular Army, the Army National Guard of the United

States, the Army National Guard while in the service of the

United States and the Army Reserve; and

(2) all persons appointed or enlisted in, or conscripted into,

the Army without component.

(d) The organized peace establishment of the Army consists of all

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(1) military organizations of the Army with their installations

and supporting and auxiliary elements, including combat,

training, administrative, and logistic elements; and

(2) members of the Army, including those not assigned to units;

necessary to form the basis for a complete and immediate

mobilization for the national defense in the event of a national

emergency.

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(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 166.)

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3062(a) 3062(b) 10:20. 5:181-1(e). July 10, 1950, ch.

3062(c) 3062(d) 10:1b. 10:20i. 454, Sec. 2, Sec.

101, 64 Stat. 321.

July 26, 1947, ch.

343, Sec. 205(e),

61 Stat. 501.

50:1021. June 28, 1950, ch.

383, Sec. 301, 64

Stat. 268; July 9,

1952, ch. 608, Sec.

807(b), 66 Stat.

508.

July 9, 1952, ch.

608, Sec. 301, 66

Stat. 498.

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In subsection (a), 10:20 (1st 19 words) is omitted as

surplusage. The word ''Commonwealth'' is inserted to reflect the

present status of Puerto Rico. The words ''any areas occupied by

the United States'' are substituted for the words ''occupied areas

wherever located''.

In subsection (c), the words ''consists of'' are substituted for

the word ''includes''.

In subsection (c)(1), the words ''the Army National Guard while

in the service of the United States'' are substituted for the words

''all persons serving in the Army under call * * * under any

provision of law, including members of the National Guard of the

several States, Territories, and the District of Columbia when in

the service of the United States pursuant to call as provided by

law''. 10:1b (words between 1st and 3d semicolons) and 50:1021

(last sentence) are omitted, since the components listed include

their members.

In subsection (c)(2), the words ''or inducted'' are omitted as

covered by the word ''conscripted''.

In subsection (d), 10:20i (8th through 38th words) is omitted as

surplusage. The words ''consists of all'' are substituted for the

words ''shall include all of''. The words ''members of the Army''

are substituted for the word ''personnel''.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 125 of this title.

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

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Sec. 3063. Basic branches

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(a) The Secretary of the Army may assign members of the Army to

its basic branches. The basic branches are -

(1) Infantry;

(2) Armor;

(3) Artillery;

(4) Corps of Engineers;

(5) Signal Corps;

(6) Adjutant General's Corps;

(7) Quartermaster Corps;

(8) Finance Corps;

(9) Ordnance Corps;

(10) Chemical Corps;

(11) Transportation Corps;

(12) Military Police Corps; and

(13) such other basic branches as the Secretary considers

necessary.

(b) The Secretary may discontinue or consolidate basic branches

of the Army for the duration of any war, or of any national

emergency declared by Congress.

(c) The Secretary may not assign to a basic branch any

commissioned officer appointed in a special branch.

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(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 166.)

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3063(a) 10:1g(a) (less words June 28, 1950, ch.

of 1st sentence 383, Sec. 306(a),

after semicolon, 64 Stat. 269.

and less last

sentence).

3063(b) 10:1g(a) (last

sentence).

3063(c) 10:1g(a) (words of

1st sentence after

semicolon).

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In subsection (a), the words ''The basic branches are'' are

substituted for the words ''There shall be in the Army certain

branches, which shall be known as basic branches of the Army'' and

''The basic branches of the Army shall be''.

In subsection (b), the words ''enumerated in this subsection''

are omitted as surplusage. The word ''hereafter'' is omitted,

since all wars and emergencies declared by Congress before June 29,

1950, have been terminated.

In subsection (c), the words ''and commissioned'' are omitted as

covered by the word ''appointed''. The words ''specified in

subsection (b) of this section'' are omitted as surplusage. The

word ''commissioned'' is inserted before the word ''officer'', for

clarity.

PHILIPPINE SCOUTS

Section 42 of act Aug. 10, 1956, provided that: ''The President

is authorized to form the Philippine Scouts into such branches and

tactical units as he may deem expedient, within the limit of

strength prescribed by law, organized similarly to those of the

Regular Army.''

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

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Sec. 3064. Special branches

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(a) The special branches of the Army consist of commissioned

officers of the Regular Army appointed therein, other members of

the Army assigned thereto by the Secretary of the Army, and the

sections prescribed in this chapter. The special branches are -

(1) each corps of the Army Medical Department;

(2) the Judge Advocate General's Corps;

(3) the Chaplains; and

(4) such other special branches as may be established by the

Secretary of the Army under subsection (b).

(b) The Secretary of the Army may establish special branches for

the Army and may assign commissioned officers (other than officers

of the Regular Army) and members to such branches.

(c) Commissioned officers of the Regular Army may be appointed in

a special branch, but the Secretary may not assign any officer of

the Regular Army to a special branch.

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(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 167; Pub. L. 90-329, June 4,

1968, 82 Stat. 170; Pub. L. 96-513, title II, Sec. 231, Dec. 12,

1980, 94 Stat. 2886; Pub. L. 97-22, Sec. 5(a), July 10, 1981, 95

Stat. 128.)

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3064(a) 10:1g(b) (less words June 28, 1950, ch.

of 1st sentence 383, Sec. 306(b),

after semicolon). 64 Stat. 269.

3064(b) 10:1g(b) (words of

1st sentence after

semicolon).

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In subsection (a), the words ''The special branches of the Army''

are substituted for the words ''There shall be in the Army certain

branches, which shall be known as special branches, and which

shall''. The words ''authorized by sections 61-1, 81-1, and 231a

of this title'' are omitted as surplusage. The words ''and the

sections prescribed in this chapter'' are inserted, since some of

the corps of the Army Medical Service consist of members and

sections. Clauses (1), (2), and (3) are substituted for 10:1g(b)

(last sentence).

In subsection (b), the words ''who has been appointed and

commissioned in some other special branch, or * * * without

specification of branch'' are omitted as surplusage.

AMENDMENTS

1981 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 97-22, Sec. 5(a)(1), substituted

''may assign commissioned officers (other than officers of the

Regular Army) and members to such branches'' for ''may appoint

commissioned officers in, and may assign members to, such

branches''.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 97-22, Sec. 5(a)(2), substituted

''Commissioned officers of the Regular Army may be appointed in a

special branch, but the Secretary'' for ''The Secretary''.

1980 - Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 96-513, Sec. 231(1), added cl.

(4).

Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 96-513, Sec. 231(2), (3), added

subsec. (b) and redesignated former subsec. (b) as (c).

1968 - Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 90-329 substituted ''Army Medical

Department'' for ''Army Medical Service''.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1980 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 96-513 effective Sept. 15, 1981, but the

authority to prescribe regulations under the amendment by Pub. L.

96-513 effective on Dec. 12, 1980, see section 701 of Pub. L.

96-513, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

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CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

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Sec. 3065. Assignment and detail: officers assigned or detailed to

basic and special branches

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(a) Commissioned officers of the Army may be detailed as general

staff officers and as inspectors general.

(b) Members of the Army may be detailed to duty in particular

fields specified by the Secretary, including intelligence,

counter-intelligence, and military government.

(c) Members of the Army appointed in or assigned to one branch

may be detailed for duty with any other branch.

(d) Members of the Army while not on active duty may be assigned

to any basic or special branch, or to such other branches or

groups, and to such organizations, as the Secretary considers

appropriate.

(e) No officer of the Army may be assigned to perform technical,

scientific, or other professional duties unless he is qualified to

perform those duties and meets professional qualifications at least

as strict as those in effect on June 28, 1950. If the duties to

which an officer is assigned involve professional work that is the

same as or is similar to that usually performed in civil life by a

member of a learned profession, such as engineering, law, medicine,

or theology, the officer must have the qualifications, by

education, training, or experience, equal to or similar to those

usually required of members of that profession, unless the

exigencies of the situation prevent.

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(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 167.)

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3065(a) 3065(b) 10:1g(c) (1st 27 June 28, 1950, ch.

3065(c) words). 10:1g(c) 383, Sec. 306 (less

(less 1st 27 (a) and (b)), Sec.

words). 10:1g(d). 404(e), 64 Stat.

269, 274.

3065(d) 10:1g(e).

3065(e) 10:1g(f).

(Uncodified: June

28, 1950, ch. 383,

Sec. 404(e), 64

Stat. 274).

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In subsections (a) and (c)-(e), the words ''Under such

regulations as the Secretary of the Army may prescribe'' and

''under (Under) regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the

Army'' are omitted, since the Secretary has inherent authority to

issue regulations appropriate to exercising his statutory

functions.

In subsection (b), the word ''specified'' is substituted for the

words ''designated from time to time'', in 10:1g(c). The words

''but not limited to'', in 10:1g(c), are omitted as surplusage.

In subsection (d), the words ''basic or special branch'' are

substituted for the words ''branches of the Army provided for in

this section''. The word ''considers'' is substituted for the

words ''may deem to be''.

In subsection (e), the words ''No officer * * * may be * * *

unless he is'' are substituted for the words ''officers of the Army

* * * shall * * * possess''. The last 16 words of the first

sentence are substituted for the Act of June 28, 1950, ch. 383,

Title IV, Sec. 404(e), 64 Stat. 274. The last sentence is

substituted for 10:1g(f) (1st 9 words).

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10 USC Sec. 3066 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

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(Sec. 3066. Repealed. Pub. L. 96-513, title II, Sec. 201, Dec. 12,

1980, 94 Stat. 2878)

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Section, acts Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 167; Sept. 2,

1958, Pub. L. 85-861, Sec. 33(a)(19), 72 Stat. 1565, authorized

President, by and with consent of Senate, to make temporary

appointments in grades of general and lieutenant general from

officers of Army on active duty in any grade above brigadier

general and specified number of positions in each such grade. See

section 601 of this title.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective Sept. 15, 1981, see section 701 of Pub. L.

96-513, set out as an Effective Date of 1980 Amendment note under

section 101 of this title.

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

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Sec. 3067. Army Medical Department

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There is an Army Medical Department in the Army. The Army Medical

Department consists of -

(1) the Surgeon General;

(2) the Assistant Surgeons General;

(3) the Medical Corps;

(4) the Dental Corps;

(5) the Veterinary Corps;

(6) the Medical Service Corps;

(7) the Army Nurse Corps; and

(8) the Army Medical Specialist Corps.

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(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 168; Pub. L. 85-861, Sec.

1(60), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1462; Pub. L. 90-329, June 4, 1968,

82 Stat. 170.)

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3067 10:81-1 (less last June 28, 1950, ch.

sentence). 383, Sec. 307 (less

last sentence), 64

Stat. 270.

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The words ''authorized by sections 21f and 21h, respectively, of

this title'' are omitted as surplusage. 10:81-1 (2d sentence) is

omitted as covered by section 3064 of this title.

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3067(8) 10 App.:81-1. Aug. 9, 1955, ch.

654, Sec. 3(a), 69

Stat. 579.

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AMENDMENTS

1968 - Pub. L. 90-329 substituted ''Army Medical Department'' for

''Army Medical Service''.

1958 - Pub. L. 85-861 substituted ''Army Medical Specialist

Corps'' for ''Women's Medical Specialist Corps'' in cl. (8).

AUGMENTATION OF ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT BY DETAILING RESERVE

OFFICERS OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE

Pub. L. 106-398, Sec. 1 ((div. A), title VII, Sec. 755(a), (b)),

Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-197, provided that:

''(a) Authority. - The Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of

Health and Human Services may jointly conduct a program to augment

the Army Medical Department by exercising any authorities provided

to those officials in law for the detailing of reserve commissioned

officers of the Public Health Service not in an active status to

the Army Medical Department for that purpose.

''(b) Agreement. - The Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of

Health and Human Services shall enter into an agreement governing

any program conducted under subsection (a).''

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

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CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

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Sec. 3068. Medical Service Corps: organization; Chief and assistant

chiefs

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There is a Medical Service Corps in the Army. The Medical Service

Corps consists of -

(1) the Chief of the Medical Service Corps, who shall be

appointed by the Secretary of the Army from among the officers of

the Medical Service Corps whose regular grade is above captain;

(2) the assistant chiefs of the Medical Service Corps, who

shall be designated by the Surgeon General from officers in that

Corps and who shall be his consultants on activities relating to

their sections;

(3) commissioned officers of the Regular Army appointed

therein;

(4) other members of the Army assigned thereto by the Secretary

of the Army; and

(5) the following sections -

(A) the Pharmacy, Supply, and Administration Section;

(B) the Medical Allied Sciences Section;

(C) the Sanitary Engineering Section;

(D) the Optometry Section; and

(E) other sections considered necessary by the Secretary of

the Army.

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(Added Pub. L. 89-603, Sec. 1(1), Sept. 24, 1966, 80 Stat. 846;

amended Pub. L. 97-295, Sec. 1(37), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1296.)

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3068(a) 10:81-1 (last June 28, 1950, ch.

sentence, less 5th 383, Sec. 307 (last

through 14th sentence, less 5th

words). 10:156a through 14th

(less 2d sentence). words), 64 Stat.

270.

3068(b) 3068(c) 10:156b. 10:156d. Aug. 4, 1947, ch.

459, Sec. 101 (less

2d sentence),

102(a), (b), 61

Stat. 734, 735;

Mar. 23, 1954, ch.

103, 68 Stat. 30.

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In subsection (a), 10:156a (1st 20 words) is omitted as

superseded by section 3067 of this title, which establishes the

Medical Service Corps in the Army Medical Service. 10:156a (last 16

words of 1st sentence) is omitted as superseded by section 3012(e)

of this title, which authorizes the Secretary of the Army to

prescribe the duties of members of the Army. 10:81-1 (last

sentence, less 5th through 14th words) is omitted as surplusage.

In subsection (b), the words ''of the Regular Army in that corps

whose regular grade is above captain'' are substituted for the

words ''commissioned in the Medical Service Corps, Regular Army, in

the permanent grade of major or above''. The words ''If he holds a

lower regular grade'' are substituted for the words ''if

commissioned in permanent grade below colonel''. The words ''is

entitled'' are substituted for the words ''shall * * * have''. The

words ''ranks above'' are substituted for the words ''shall be

superior in rank''.

In subsection (c), the words ''is the Surgeon General's

consultant'' are substituted for the words ''who shall be

consultants to him''.

PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 3068, acts Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat.

168; Sept. 7, 1962, Pub. L. 87-649, Sec. 6(a)(1), 76 Stat. 494,

contained substantially the same provisions as the present section

but placed the upper limit for the rank of officers of the Medical

Service Corps at colonel, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 89-603.

AMENDMENTS

1982 - Par. (5). Pub. L. 97-295 redesignated cls. (a), (b), (c),

(d), and (e) as subpars. (A), (B), (C), (D), and (E), respectively.

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

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CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

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Sec. 3069. Army Nurse Corps: composition; Chief and assistant

chief; appointment; grade

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(a) The Army Nurse Corps consists of the Chief and assistant

chief of that corps and other officers in grades prescribed by the

Secretary of the Army.

(b) The Secretary of the Army shall appoint the Chief from the

officers of the Regular Army in that corps whose regular grade is

above lieutenant colonel and who are recommended by the Surgeon

General. An appointee who holds a lower regular grade shall be

appointed in the regular grade of major general. The Chief serves

during the pleasure of the Secretary, but not for more than four

years, and may not be reappointed to the same position.

(c) The Surgeon General shall appoint the assistant chief from

the officers of the Regular Army in that corps whose regular grade

is above lieutenant colonel. The assistant chief serves during the

pleasure of the Surgeon General, but not for more than four years

and may not be reappointed to the same position.

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(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 168; Pub. L. 85-155, title I,

Sec. 101(1), Aug. 21, 1957, 71 Stat. 375; Pub. L. 87-649, Sec.

6(b)(1), Sept. 7, 1962, 76 Stat. 494; Pub. L. 89-609, Sec. 1(1),

Sept. 30, 1966, 80 Stat. 852; Pub. L. 90-130, Sec. 1(8)(A), Nov. 8,

1967, 81 Stat. 374; Pub. L. 104-201, div. A, title V, Sec. 502(a),

Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2511; Pub. L. 107-314, div. A, title V,

Sec. 504(a)(1), Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2531.)

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3069 10:81-1 (5th through June 28, 1950, ch.

8th words of last 383, Sec. 307 (5th

sentence). through 8th words

10:166(a) (words of of last sentence),

last sentence 64 Stat. 270. Apr.

before proviso). 16, 1947, ch. 38

10:166(b). Sec. 101(a) (words

of last sentence

before proviso),

101(b), 61 Stat.

41.

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The words ''officers of the Regular Army in that corps'' are

substituted for the words ''officers permanently commissioned in

such Army Nurse Corps''. The words ''but not for more than'' are

substituted for the words ''for a term not to exceed'', in

10:166(a). The words ''vacating her regular grade'' are substituted

for the words ''vacation of her permanent grade''.

AMENDMENTS

2002 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107-314 substituted ''major general''

for ''brigadier general''.

1996 - Pub. L. 104-201, Sec. 502(a)(3), inserted ''; grade'' at

end of section catchline.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104-201, Sec. 502(a)(1), substituted

''lieutenant colonel'' for ''major'' in first sentence, inserted

''An appointee who holds a lower regular grade shall be appointed

in the regular grade of brigadier general.'' after first sentence,

and inserted ''to the same position'' before period at end of last

sentence.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104-201, Sec. 502(a)(2), substituted

''lieutenant colonel'' for ''major''.

1967 - Pub. L. 90-130 divided existing provisions into subsecs.

(a), (b), and (c), made minor changes in phraseology, inserted

provision for the appointment and service of an assistant chief,

struck out limitation restricting membership in the Corps to grades

of second lieutenant through colonel, and struck out provision

entitling the Chief to the temporary grade of colonel while serving

as Chief.

1966 - Pub. L. 89-609 combined third and fourth sentences,

substituting '', and'' for period at end of third sentence and

introductory word ''She'' to fourth sentence, and substituted ''the

regular grade held, the Chief'' for ''her regular grade, she'' in

fifth sentence.

1962 - Pub. L. 87-649 struck out provisions which authorized the

pay and allowances of a colonel for Chief of the Army Nurse Corps.

1957 - Pub. L. 85-155 substituted ''second lieutenant through

colonel'' for ''second lieutenant through lieutenant colonel'',

''major'' for ''captain'', and ''entitled to the temporary grade

and the pay and allowances of a colonel while so serving and ranks

above all other colonels in that corps'' for ''entitled to the

rank, pay and allowances of a colonel so serving''.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1962 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 87-649 effective Nov. 1, 1962, see section

15 of Pub. L. 87-649, set out as an Effective Date note preceding

section 101 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed

Services.

SHORT TITLE

Section 105 of title I of Pub. L. 85-155 provided that: ''This

title (amending this section and sections 3070, 3206, 3207, 3288,

3291, 3296 to 3299, 3304, 3305, 3888, 3915, 3916, 3927, and 3991 of

this title) may be cited as the 'Army Nurse and Medical Specialist

Act of 1957'.''

SAVINGS PROVISION

Section 104 of Pub. L. 85-155 provided that:

''(a) This Act (amending this section and sections 3070, 3206,

3207, 3288, 3291, 3296 to 3299, 3304, 3305, 3888, 3915, 3916, 3927,

3991, 5140, 5444, 5449, 5702, 5707, 5708, 5753, 5762, 5773, 5775,

5776, 5782, 6377 to 6379, 6381, 6388, 6395, 6396, 8206, 8207, 8212,

8285 to 8288, 8297, 8298 to 8301, 8303, 8305, 8888, 8915, 8927 and

8991 of this title, and repealing sections 3881, 3882, 3887, 3912,

3928, 8291, 8304, 8881, 8882, 8887, 8912 and 8928 of this title)

does not affect the appointment of an officer of the Army Nurse

Corps, Regular Army, or the Army Medical Specialist Corps, Regular

Army, on the active list on the effective date of this Act (Aug.

21, 1957).

''(b) This Act does not affect the retired status or retired pay

of a person retired under section 108, Army-Navy Nurses Act of

1947, as amended, or any other law.

''(c) An officer of the Army Nurse Corps, Regular Army, or the

Army Medical Specialist Corps, Regular Army, on the active list on

the effective date of this Act (Aug. 21, 1957) does not lose any

years of service creditable to her on that date for promotion,

computation of basic pay, or other purposes, by the enactment of

this Act.

''(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an officer of

the Army Nurse Corps, Regular Army, or the Army Medical Specialist

Corps, Regular Army, who is on a recommended list for promotion to

a higher regular grade on the effective date of this Act (Aug. 21,

1957) may, if nominated by the President and confirmed by the

Senate, be promoted to that grade.

''(e) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an officer of

the Army Nurse Corps, Regular Army, or the Army Medical Specialist

Corps, Regular Army, who, on the effective date of this Act (Aug.

21, 1957), has been nominated by the President and confirmed by the

Senate for appointment to any regular grade, may be appointed in

that grade.''

AUTHORITY TO SUSPEND MANDATORY RETIREMENT, DISCHARGE, SEPARATION,

OR TRANSFER FROM ACTIVE STATUS

Section 4(a) of Pub. L. 90-130 authorized the Secretary of the

Army to suspend the operation of any provision of law relating to

the mandatory retirement, discharge, separation, or transfer from

an active status of an officer of the Army Nurse Corps, Army

Medical Specialist Corps, or Woman's Army Corps for a period of

five years following Nov. 8, 1967.

AUTHORITY OF MILITARY DEPARTMENT SECRETARIES TO CONVENE BOARDS TO

RECOMMEND DEFERMENT OF RETIREMENT OR SEPARATION OF NURSES

Section 4(f) of Pub. L. 90-130. Nov. 8, 1967, 81 Stat. 384,

authorized until July 1, 1972, when the needs of the service

required, the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, or

the Secretary of the Air Force to convene annually boards of

officers to consider officers of the Army Nurse Corps, officers of

the Navy Nurse Corps, or Air Force nurses, respectively, who

otherwise would be required to be retired or separated under this

Act within the calendar or fiscal year in which the board is

convened. Upon the recommendation of such a board, the Secretary

concerned could defer the separation or retirement of such an

officer for a term of not more than five years, unless recommended

for further deferment by a subsequent board of officers, and in any

case not beyond the month following her attaining age sixty or July

1, 1976, whichever was earlier.

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10 USC Sec. 3070 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

-HEAD-

Sec. 3070. Army Medical Specialist Corps: organization; Chief and

assistant chiefs

-STATUTE-

(a) The Army Medical Specialist Corps consists of the Chief and

assistant chiefs of that corps, other officers in grades prescribed

by the Secretary of the Army, and the following sections:

(1) The Dietitian Section.

(2) The Physical Therapist Section.

(3) The Occupational Therapist Section.

(4) The Physician Assistant Section.

(5) The Chiropractic Section.

(b) The Secretary of the Army shall appoint the Chief from the

officers of the Regular Army in that corps whose regular grade is

above captain and who are recommended by the Surgeon General. The

Chief serves during the pleasure of the Secretary, but not for more

than four years, and may not be reappointed.

(c) The Surgeon General shall appoint up to five assistant chiefs

from officers of the Regular Army in that corps whose regular grade

is above captain. Each assistant chief is the chief of a section

of that corps. An assistant chief serves during the pleasure of

the Surgeon General, but not for more than four years, and may not

be reappointed to the same position.

(d) Chiropractors who are qualified under regulations prescribed

by the Secretary of the Army may be appointed as commissioned

officers in the Chiropractic Section of the Army Medical Specialist

Corps.

-SOURCE-

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 169; Pub. L. 85-155, title I,

Sec. 101(2), Aug. 21, 1957, 71 Stat. 375; Pub. L. 87-649, Sec.

6(b)(2), (3), Sept. 7, 1962, 76 Stat. 494; Pub. L. 89-609, Sec.

1(2), (3), Sept. 30, 1966, 80 Stat. 852; Pub. L. 90-130, Sec.

1(8)(B), Nov. 8, 1967, 81 Stat. 374; Pub. L. 102-190, div. A,

title V, Sec. 551(a), Dec. 5, 1991, 105 Stat. 1370; Pub. L.

102-484, div. A, title V, Sec. 505(a), Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat.

2404.)

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3070(a) 10:81-1 (9th through June 28, 1950, ch.

14th words of last 383, Sec. 307 (9th

sentence). through 14th words

10:166a(a) (less 2d of last sentence),

sentence; and less 64 Stat. 270. Apr.

last sentence, as 16, 1947, ch. 38,

applicable to Sec. 102(a) (less

strength). 2d sentence; and

less last sentence,

as applicable to

strength), 102(b),

61 Stat. 42.

3070(b) 10:166a(b).

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In subsection (a), 10:166a(a) (1st 20 words of 1st sentence) is

omitted as superseded by section 3067 of this title, which

establishes the Women's Medical Specialist Corps in the Army

Medical Service. 10:166a(a) (last 16 words of 1st sentence) is

omitted as superseded by section 3012(e) of this title, which

authorizes the Secretary of the Army to prescribe the duties of

members of the Army.

In subsection (b), the words ''officers of the Regular Army in

that corps'' are substituted for the words ''officers permanently

commissioned in such Women's Medical Specialist Corps''. The words

''vacating her regular grade'' are substituted for the words

''vacation of her permanent grade''.

AMENDMENTS

1992 - Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 102-484, Sec. 505(a)(1), added

par. (5).

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102-484, Sec. 505(a)(2), substituted ''up to

five assistant chiefs'' for ''four assistant chiefs''.

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 102-484, Sec. 505(a)(3), added subsec. (d).

1991 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102-190, Sec. 551(a)(1), (2),

substituted ''sections:'' for ''sections - '', substituted ''The''

for ''the'' and a period for the concluding semicolon in par. (1),

substituted ''The'' for ''the'' and a period for ''; and'' in par.

(2), substituted ''The'' for ''the'' in par. (3), and added par.

(4).

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102-190, Sec. 551(a)(3), substituted ''four

assistant chiefs'' for ''three assistant chiefs'' in first

sentence.

1967 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 90-130 removed limitation restricting

membership in the Corps to officers in grades of second lieutenant

through colonel and inserted provisions authorizing the Secretary

of the Army to prescribe the grades of officers comprising the

Corps.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 90-130 struck out provision entitling the

Chief to the temporary grade of colonel while serving, ranking

above all other colonels in the Corps.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 90-130 struck out provisions entitling each

assistant chief to the temporary grade of lieutenant colonel while

so serving, ranking above all other lieutenant colonels in the

section.

1966 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 89-609, Sec. 1(2), combined second

and third sentences, substituting '', and'' for period at end of

second sentence and introductory word ''She'' to third sentence,

and substituted ''the regular grade held, the Chief'' for ''her

regular grade, she'' in fourth sentence.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 89-609, Sec. 1(3), combined second and third

sentences, substituting '', and'' for period at end of second

sentence and introductory word ''She'' to third sentence,

substituted ''An assistant chief'' for ''She'' in fourth sentence,

and in fifth sentence substituted ''the regular grade held'' and

''in the section'' for ''her regular grade'' and ''in her

section'', respectively, and struck out ''and the pay and

allowances'' before ''of a lieutenant colonel''.

1962 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 87-649, Sec. 6(b)(2), struck out

provisions which authorized the pay and allowances of a colonel for

Chief of the Army Medical Specialist Corps.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 87-649, Sec. 6(b)(3), struck out provisions

which authorized the pay and allowances of a lieutenant colonel for

each assistant chief of the Army Medical Specialist Corps.

1957 - Pub. L. 85-155 substituted ''Army Medical Specialist

Corps'' for ''Women's Medical Specialist Corps'' in section

catchline.

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 85-155 substituted ''Army Medical Specialist

Corps'' for ''Women's Medical Specialist Corps'' and ''colonel''

for ''major''.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 85-155 struck out provisions which related

to assistant chiefs which are now covered by subsec. (c) of this

section, substituted ''Army Medical Specialist Corps'' for

''Women's Medical Specialist Corps'', required the chief to be

above the regular grade of captain, prohibited service for more

than four years and reappointment, and provided that the chief

shall rank above all other colonels in the corps.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 85-155 added subsec. (c). Former provisions

which related to assistant chiefs were contained in subsec. (b) of

this section.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1962 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 87-649 effective on Nov. 1, 1962, see

section 15 of Pub. L. 87-649, set out as an Effective Date note

preceding section 101 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the

Uniformed Services.

REGULATIONS

Section 505(d) of Pub. L. 102-484 provided that: ''The

regulations required to be prescribed by the amendments made by

this section (enacting section 5139 of this title and amending this

section and section 8067 of this title) shall be prescribed not

later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act

(Oct. 23, 1992).''

APPOINTMENT OF ASSISTANT CHIEF

Section 551(b) of Pub. L. 102-190 provided that:

''Notwithstanding the requirement in subsection (c) of section 3070

of title 10, United States Code, as amended by subsection (a), with

respect to the appointment of officers of the Regular Army as

chiefs of sections of the Army Medical Specialist Corps, a warrant

officer of the Army who is appointed as a reserve commissioned

officer and assigned to the Army Medical Specialist Corps for

service in the Physician Assistant Section of that Corps during the

five-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act

(Dec. 5, 1991) may be appointed as an assistant chief of that Corps

and chief of the Physician Assistant Section.''

RETIREMENT OF OFFICERS SERVING IN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT SECTION

Section 551(c) of Pub. L. 102-190 provided that: ''A member of

the Army who on the date of the enactment of this Act (Dec. 5,

1991) is a warrant officer serving on active duty (other than for

training) as a physician assistant and who is subsequently

appointed as a commissioned officer in, or is assigned to, the

Physician Assistant Section of the Army Medical Specialist Corps

may elect at the time of the officer's retirement after 20 years or

more of active service that could be credited to the officer under

section 511 of the Career Compensation Act of 1949, as amended (act

Oct. 12, 1949, ch. 681, title V, Sec. 511, 63 Stat. 829, as

amended, set out as a note under section 580 of this title) -

''(1) to revert to the highest warrant officer grade in which

the officer served on active duty (other than for training)

satisfactorily (as determined by the Secretary of the Army) for a

period of more than 30 days; and

''(2) to be retired under chapter 65 of title 10, United States

Code.''

CONSTRUCTIVE CREDIT FOR DETERMINATION OF GRADE AND RANK OF OFFICERS

IN ARMY MEDICAL SPECIALIST CORPS

Section 551(d) of Pub. L. 102-190 provided that:

''(1) For the purpose of determining the grade and rank within

grade of a person who is appointed as a commissioned officer in the

Army Medical Specialist Corps for service in the Physician

Assistant Section, or who is assigned to the Army Medical

Specialist Corps for service as a physician assistant, and who on

the date of the enactment of this Act (Dec. 5, 1991) is a warrant

officer and a physician assistant on active duty or in an active

reserve status, the Secretary of the Army shall credit that person

at the time of such appointment with any service on active duty, or

in an active reserve status, as a physician assistant performed as

a member of the Armed Forces before that appointment.

''(2) The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regulations to

carry out this subsection.''

AUTHORITY TO SUSPEND MANDATORY RETIREMENT, DISCHARGE, SEPARATION,

OR TRANSFER FROM ACTIVE STATUS

Section 4(a) of Pub. L. 90-130 authorized Secretary of the Army

to suspend operation of any provision of law relating to mandatory

retirement, discharge, separation, or transfer from an active

status of an officer of Army Nurse Corps, Army Medical Specialist

Corps, or Woman's Army Corps for a period of five years following

Nov. 8, 1967.

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10 USC Sec. 3071 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

-HEAD-

(Sec. 3071. Repealed. Pub. L. 95-485, title VIII, Sec. 820(b), Oct.

20, 1978, 92 Stat. 1627)

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Section, acts Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 169; Sept. 7,

1962, Pub. L. 87-649, Sec. 6(a)(2), (3), 76 Stat. 494; Nov. 8,

1967, Pub. L. 90-130, Sec. 1(8)(C), 81 Stat. 374, prescribed

composition of Women's Army Corps and provided for a Director, a

Deputy Director, and other positions for Women's Army Corps.

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10 USC Sec. 3072 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

-HEAD-

Sec. 3072. Judge Advocate General's Corps

-STATUTE-

There is a Judge Advocate General's Corps in the Army. The Judge

Advocate General's Corps consists of -

(1) the Judge Advocate General;

(2) the Assistant Judge Advocate General;

(3) three officers in the grade of brigadier general;

(4) commissioned officers of the Regular Army appointed

therein; and

(5) other members of the Army assigned thereto by the Secretary

of the Army.

-SOURCE-

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 169.)

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3072 10:61-1 (1st June 28, 1950, ch.

sentence, less 383, Sec. 308 (1st

applicability to sentence, less

strength). applicability to

strength), 64 Stat.

270.

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The words ''authorized by sections 21f and 21h, respectively, of

this title'' are omitted as surplusage. The word ''grade'' is

substituted for the word ''rank''. The words ''but the Secretary

shall not assign to the Judge Advocate General's Corps any officer

who has been appointed and commissioned in some other special

branch or in the Regular Army without specification of branch'' are

omitted as covered by section 3064 of this title.

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10 USC Sec. 3073 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

-HEAD-

Sec. 3073. Chaplains

-STATUTE-

There are chaplains in the Army. The Chaplains include -

(1) the Chief of Chaplains;

(2) commissioned officers of the Regular Army appointed as

chaplains; and

(3) other officers of the Army appointed as chaplains in the

Army.

-SOURCE-

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 170.)

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3073 10:231a. June 28, 1950, ch.

383, Sec. 309, 64

Stat. 270.

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The words ''authorized by section 21f of this title'', ''as now

or hereafter provided by law'', and ''and commissioned * * * or in

any component thereof'' are omitted as surplusage.

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10 USC Sec. 3074 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

-HEAD-

Sec. 3074. Commands: territorial organization; engineer tactical

units

-STATUTE-

(a) Except as otherwise prescribed by law or by the Secretary of

Defense, the Army shall be divided into such commands, forces, and

organizations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Army.

(b) For Army purposes, the United States, the Territories,

Commonwealths, and possessions, and other places in which the Army

is stationed or is operating may be divided into such areas as may

be directed by the Secretary. Officers of the Army may be assigned

to command Army activities, installations, and personnel in those

areas. In the discharge of the Army's functions or other functions

authorized by law, officers so assigned have the duties and powers

prescribed by the Secretary.

(c) Such part of the Corps of Engineers as the President directs

shall be formed into tactical units organized as he prescribes.

-SOURCE-

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 170; Pub. L. 99-433, title V,

Sec. 503, Oct. 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 1042.)

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3074(a) 3074(b) 10:1d. 10:1e. 10:181 June 28, 1950, ch.

3074(c) (less 1st 39 383, Sec. 303, 304,

words). 64 Stat. 268. June

3, 1916, ch. 134,

Sec. 11 (less 1st

41 words); restated

June 4, 1920, ch.

227, subch. I, Sec.

11 (less 1st 41

words), 41 Stat.

768.

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In subsection (b), the words ''have the duties and powers'' are

substituted for the words ''shall perform such duties and exercise

such powers''. The words ''of America'', ''other provisions'', and

''so assigned'' are omitted as surplusage. The word

''Commonwealths'' is inserted to reflect the present status of

Puerto Rico.

AMENDMENTS

1986 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99-433 inserted reference to

Secretary of Defense.

ARMY RESERVE COMMAND

Pub. L. 101-510, div. A, title IX, Sec. 903, Nov. 5, 1990, 104

Stat. 1620, as amended by Pub. L. 102-25, title VII, Sec.

704(a)(7), Apr. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 118; Pub. L. 103-160, div. A,

title IX, Sec. 941, Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1736, related to

establishment of United States Army Reserve Command and assignment

of forces to Army Reserve Command, prior to repeal by Pub. L.

104-201, div. A, title XII, Sec. 1211(b), Sept. 23, 1996, 110

Stat. 2691. See section 10171 of this title.

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10 USC Sec. 3075 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

-HEAD-

Sec. 3075. Regular Army: composition

-STATUTE-

(a) The Regular Army is the component of the Army that consists

of persons whose continuous service on active duty in both peace

and war is contemplated by law, and of retired members of the

Regular Army.

(b) The Regular Army includes -

(1) the officers and enlisted members of the Regular Army;

(2) the professors, director of admissions, and cadets of the

United States Military Academy; and

(3) the retired officers and enlisted members of the Regular

Army.

-SOURCE-

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 170; Pub. L. 85-600, Sec. 1(1),

Aug. 6, 1958, 72 Stat. 522; Pub. L. 95-551, Sec. 2, Oct. 30, 1978,

92 Stat. 2069; Pub. L. 97-295, Sec. 1(39), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat.

1297.)

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3075(a) 3075(b) 10:1c(a). 10:1c June 28, 1950, ch.

(less (a)). 383, Sec. 302, 64

Stat. 268.

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In subsection (b), the words ''holding appointments or enlisted

in the Regular Army as now or hereafter provided by law'', ''and

such other persons as are now or may hereafter be specified by

law'', and ''commissioned * * * warrant officers'' are omitted as

surplusage, since the revised section lists all persons in the

Regular Army. 10:1c (last sentence) is omitted as executed.

AMENDMENTS

1982 - Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 97-295 inserted a comma after

''professors''.

1978 - Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 95-551 substituted ''director of

admissions'' for ''registrar''.

1958 - Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 85-600 included the registrar of

the Military Academy.

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10 USC Sec. 3076 to 3080 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

-HEAD-

(Sec. 3076 to 3080. Repealed. Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title XVI,

Sec. 1661(a)(3)(A), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2980)

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Section 3076, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 170, related

to composition of Army Reserve. See section 10104 of this title.

Section 3077, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 170, related

to composition of Army National Guard of United States. See section

10105 of this title.

Section 3078, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 171,

provided that Army National Guard is a component of Army while in

service of United States. See section 10106 of this title.

Section 3079, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 171, related

to status of Army National Guard of United States when not in

Federal service. See section 10107 of this title.

Section 3080, added Pub. L. 86-603, Sec. 1(2)(A), July 7, 1960,

74 Stat. 357, related to authority of officers of Army National

Guard of United States with respect to Federal status. See section

10215 of this title.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective Dec. 1, 1994, except as otherwise provided, see

section 1691 of Pub. L. 103-337, set out as an Effective Date note

under section 10001 of this title.

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

-HEAD-

Sec. 3081. Dental Corps: Chief, functions

-STATUTE-

(a) The Chief of the Dental Corps shall be an officer of that

corps appointed as prescribed in section 3039 of this title.

(b) Under such regulations as the Secretary of the Army may

prescribe, all dental functions of the Army shall be under the

direction of the Chief of the Dental Corps. All matters relating to

dentistry shall be referred to the Chief of the Dental Corps.

(c) The Chief of the Dental Corps shall -

(1) establish professional standards and policies for dental

practice;

(2) initiate and recommend action pertaining to organization

requirements and utilization of the Dental Corps and dental

auxiliary strength, appointments, advancement, training

assignments, and transfer of dental personnel; and

(3) serve as the adviser to the Office of the Surgeon General

on all matters relating directly to dentistry.

(d) Under such regulations as the Secretary of the Army may

prescribe, dental and dental auxiliary personnel throughout the

Army shall be organized into units commanded by a designated Dental

Corps Officer. Such officer will be directly responsible to the

commander of installations, organizations, and activities for all

professional and technical matters and such administrative matters

as may be prescribed by regulation.

-SOURCE-

(Added Pub. L. 95-485, title VIII, Sec. 805(b)(1), Oct. 20, 1978,

92 Stat. 1621; amended Pub. L. 99-433, title V, Sec. 502(f)(3),

Oct. 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 1042.)

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AMENDMENTS

1986 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99-433 substituted ''section 3039''

for ''section 3040''.

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10 USC Sec. 3082 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

-HEAD-

(Sec. 3082. Renumbered Sec. 10542)

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10 USC Sec. 3083 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

-HEAD-

Sec. 3083. Public Affairs Specialty

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There is a career field in the Army known as the Public Affairs

Specialty. Members of the Army with the Public Affairs Specialty

are -

(1) the Chief of Public Affairs;

(2) commissioned officers of the Army in the grade of major or

above who are selected and specifically educated, trained, and

experienced to perform as professional public affairs officers

for the remainder of their careers; and

(3) other members of the Army assigned to public affairs

positions by the Secretary of the Army.

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(Added Pub. L. 105-85, div. A, title V, Sec. 596(a), Nov. 18,

1997, 111 Stat. 1765.)

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10 USC Sec. 3084 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 307 - THE ARMY

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Sec. 3084. Chief of Veterinary Corps; grade

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The Chief of the Veterinary Corps of the Army serves in the grade

of brigadier general. An officer appointed to that position who

holds a lower grade shall be appointed in the grade of brigadier

general.

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(Added Pub. L. 107-314, div. A, title V, Sec. 504(b)(1), Dec. 2,

2002, 116 Stat. 2531.)

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10 USC PART II - PERSONNEL 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle B - Army

PART II - PERSONNEL

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PART II - PERSONNEL

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Chap. Sec.

331. Strength 3201

333. Enlistments 3251

335. Appointments in the Regular Army 3281

(337. Repealed.)

339. Temporary Appointments 3441

341. Active Duty 3491

343. Special Appointments, Assignments, Details, and Duties

3531

345. Rank and Command 3571

(347. Repealed.)

349. Miscellaneous Prohibitions and Penalties 3631

(351. Repealed.)

353. Miscellaneous Rights and Benefits 3681

355. Hospitalization 3721

357. Decorations and Awards 3741

(359. Repealed.)

(360. Repealed.)

(361. Repealed.)

(363. Repealed.)

(365. Repealed.)

367. Retirement for Length of Service 3911

369. Retired Grade 3961

371. Computation of Retired Pay 3991

373. Civilian Employees 4021

AMENDMENTS

1994 - Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title XVI, Sec. 1672(a), Oct. 5,

1994, 108 Stat. 3015, struck out items for chapters 337

''Appointments as Reserve Officers'', 361 ''Separation for Various

Reasons'', and 363 ''Separation or Transfer to Retired Reserve''.

1980 - Pub. L. 96-513, title V, Sec. 502(1), Dec. 12, 1980, 94

Stat. 2909, struck out item for chapter 359 ''Separation from

Regular Army for Substandard Performance of Duty'', item for

chapter 360 ''Separation from Regular Army for Moral or

Professional Dereliction or in Interests of National Security'',

and item for chapter 365 ''Retirement for Age''.

1968 - Pub. L. 90-377, Sec. 3, July 5, 1968, 82 Stat. 288, struck

out item for chapter 351 ''United States Disciplinary Barracks''.

Pub. L. 90-235, Sec. 8(5), Jan. 2, 1968, 81 Stat. 764, struck out

item for chapter 347 ''The Uniform''.

1960 - Pub. L. 86-616, Sec. 2(b), 3(b), July 12, 1960, 74 Stat.

388, 390, substituted ''Substandard Performance of Duty'' for

''Failure to Meet Standards'' in item for chapter 359 and added

item for chapter 360.

1958 - Pub. L. 85-861, Sec. 1(95), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1487,

substituted ''3841'' for ''(No present sections)'' in item for

chapter 363.

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