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225 §3912.

Twenty years or more: regular commissioned officers; Army Nurse Corps and Women's Medical Specialist Corps The Secretary of the Army may, upon the officer's request, retire a commissioned officer of the Regular Army in the Army Nurse Corps or Women's Medical Specialist Corps who has at least 20 years of service computed under section 3928 of this title.

§ 3913. Twenty years or more: deferred officers not recommended for promotion (a) A deferred officer who is not recommended for promotion under section 3303(c) of this title, or an officer who is found disqualified for promotion under section 3302(f) of this title, shall, if he has at least 20 years of service computed under section 3927(a) of this title, be retired, except as provided by section 47a of title 5, one year and 30 days after the earlier of the following dates: (1) The date of appointment to the grade concerned of the first officer junior to him on the list considered by the first selection board. (2) The date on which he would have completed, for promotion purposes, 7, 14, or 21 years of service, if he is in the grade of first lieutenant, captain, or major, as the case may be, had his years of service not been reduced under section 3303(b) of this title. (b) Unless sooner retired or separated under another provision of law, a deferred officer who is not recommended for promotion under section 3303(c) of this title, or an officer found disqualified for promotion under section 3302(f) of this title, who is not eligible for retirement under subsection (a) of this section or any other provision of law, but is within two years of becoming entitled to retirement under subsection (a) or some other provision of law, shall be retained on the active list in his regular grade until so entitled to retire, and then retired. § 3914. Twenty to thirty years: regular enlisted members Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Army, a regular enlisted member of the Army who has at least 20, but less than 30, years of service computed under section 3925 of this title may, upon his request, be retired. He then becomes a member of the Army Reserve, and shall perform such active duty as may be prescribed under law, until his service computed under section 3925 of this title, plus his inactive service as a member of the Army Reserve, equals 30 years. §3915.

Twenty-five years: regular majors; Women's Army Corps Unless retired or separated at an earlier date, each officer of the Women's Army Corps whose regular grade is major shall be retired, except as provided by section 47a of title 5, on the thirtieth day after she completes 25 years of service computed under section 3927(a) of this title.