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PUBLIC LAW 105-85—NOV. 18, 1997 111 STAT. 1633 Sec. 514. Authority to permit non-unit assigned officers to be considered by vacancy promotion board to general officer grades. Sec. 515. Prohibition on use of Air Force Reserve AGR personnel for Air Force base security functions. Sec. 516. Involuntary separation of reserve officers in an inactive status. Sec. 517. Federal status of service by National Guard members as honor guards at funerals of veterans. Subtitle C—Military Technicians Sec. 521. Authority to retain on the reserve active-status list until age 60 military technicians in the grade of brigadier general. Sec. 522. Military technicians (dual status). Sec. 523. Non-dual status military technicians. Sec. 524. Report on feasibility and desirability of conversion of AGR personnel to military technicians (dual status). Subtitle D—Measures To Improve Recruit Quality and Reduce Recruit Attrition Sec. 531. Reform of military recruiting systems. Sec. 532. Improvements in medical prescreening of applicants for military service. Sec. 533. Improvements in physical fitness of recruits. Subtitle E—Military Education and Training PART I—OFFICER EDUCATION PROGRAMS Sec. 541. Requirement for candidates for admission to United States Naval Academy to take oath of allegiance. Sec. 542. Service academy foreign exchange program. Sec. 543. Reimbursement of expenses incurred tor instruction at service academies of persons from foreign countries. Sec. 544. Continuation of support to senior military colleges. Sec. 545. Report on making United States nationals eligible for participation in Senior Reserve Officers' Training Corps. Sec. 546. Coordination of establishment and maintenance of Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps units to maximize enrollment and enhance efficiency. PART II—OTHER EDUCATION MATTERS Sec. 551. United States Naval Postgraduate School. Sec. 552. Community College of the Air Force. Sec. 553. Preservation of entitlement to educational assistance of members of the Selected Reserve serving on active duty in support of a contingency operation. PART III—TRAINING OF ARMY DRILL SERGEANTS Sec. 556. Reform of Army drill sergeant selection and training process. Sec. 557. Training in human relations matters for Army drill sergeant trainees. Subtitle F—Commission on Military Training and Grender-Related Issues Sec. 561. Establishment and composition of Commission. Sec. 562. Duties. Sec. 563. Administrative matters. Sec. 564. Termination of Commission. Sec. 565. Funding. Sec. 566. Subsequent consideration by Congress. Subtitle G—Military Decorations and Awards Sec. 571. Purple Heart to be awarded only to members of the Armed Forces. Sec. 572. Eligibility for Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for participation in Operation Joint Endeavor or Operation Joint Guard. Sec. 573. Waiver of time limitations for award of certain decorations to specified persons. Sec. 574. Clarification of eligibility of members of Ready Reserve for award of service medal for heroism. Sec. 575. One-year extension of period for receipt of recommendations for decorations and awards for certain military intelligence personnel. Sec. 576. Eligibility of certain World War II military organizations for award of unit decorations. Sec. 577. Retroactivity of Medal of Honor special pension. Subtitle H—Military Justice Matters Sec. 581. Establishment of sentence of confinement for life without eligibility for parole.