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177 § 3224. Army National Guard of United States (a) Whenever the authorized strength of the Army National Guard of the United States is not prescribed by law, it shall be prescribed by the President. (b) Subject to the authorized strength of the Army National Guard of the United States, the authorized strength of the Army National Guard of the United States in members in each grade i& that which the Secretary of the Army determines to be necessary t a provide for mobilization requirements. The Secretary shall review those determinations at least once each year and revise them if he considers it necessary. However, no member of the Army National Guard of the United States may be reduced in his reserve grade, without his consent, as a result of such a determination. §3225.

Army National Guard and Army National Guard of United States, exclusive of members on active duty The authorized strength of the Army National Guard and the Army National Guard of the United States, exclusive of members who are included in the strength of 837,000 authorized in section 3201 (a) of this title for members of the Army on active duty, is 600,000. The strength authorized by this section shall be allocated among the States and Territories, Puerto Kico, the Canal Zone, and the District of Columbia. CHAPTER 333.—ENLISTMENTS

Sec. 3251. 3252. 3253. 3254. 3255. 3256. 3258. 8259. 3260.

Definition. Temporary enlistments. Army: persons not qualified. Army: during war or emergency. Regular Army: recruiting campaigns. Regular Army: qualifications, term, grade. Regular Army: reenlistment after service as an officer. Army Reserve: transfer from Anny National Guard of United States. Army Reserve: transfer to upon withdrawal as member of Army National Guard, 3261. Army National Guard of United States. 3262. Extension of enlistment for members needing medical care or hospltali* zation.

§3251. Definition I n this chapter "enlistment" means original enlistment or reenlistment. § 3252. Temporary enlistments Temporary enlistments may be made only in the Army without specification of component. §3253. Army: persons not qualified (a) No person who is insane, intoxicated, or a deserter from an armed force, or who has been convicted of a felony, may be enlisted or mustered into the Army. However, the Secretary of the Army may authorize exceptions, in meritorious cases, for the enlistment or muster into the Army of deserters and persons convicted of felonies.