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351 concerned, plus the number of additional vacancies estimated for the next 12 months, minus the number of captains in the corps concerned on the promotion list. § 5762. Navy; staff corps officers: numbers that may be recommended for promotion to grades below rear admiral (a) The Secretary of the Navy shall furnish the appropriate selection board convened under chapter 548 of this title with the number of officers, not restricted in the performance of duty, other than women officers appointed under section 5590 of this title, that may be recommended for promotion to the jjrade of captain or commander in the Medical Corps, the Supply Corps, the Chaplain Corps, the Civil Engineer Corps, or the Dental Corps, or to the grade of commander in the Medical Service Corps. This number, determined by the Secretary as of the date the selection board is convened, is the product of— (1) the number of staff corps officers, not restricted in the performance of duty, in the promotion zone for the grade and corps concerned; and (2) a fraction, of which the numerator is the number of male line officers, not restricted in the performance of duty, who are placed on the promotion list pursuant to the report of the comparable board for the selection of line officers convened in the same fiscal year, and the denominator is the number of male line officers, not restricted in the performance of duty, in the promotion zone considered by that board. (b) The Secretary shall furnish the appropriate selection board convened under chapter 543 of this title with the number of officers in the Medical Service Corps that may be recommended for promotion to the grade of captain. This number, determined by the Secretary as of the date the selection board is convened, is equal to the number of vacancies existing in the grade of captain in the Medical Service Corps, plus the number of additional vacancies estimated for the next 12 months, minus the number of commanders in that corps on the promotion list. (c) The Secretary shall furnish the appropriate selection board convened under chapter 543 of this title with the number of male officers in the Supply Corps or the Civil Engineer Corps, not restricted in the performance of duty, that may be recommended for promotion to the grade of lieutenant commander or lieutenant. This number, determined by the Secretary as of the date the selection board is convened, is the product of— (1) the number of male staff corps officers, not restricted in the performance of duty, in the promotion zone for the grade and corps concerned; and (2) a fraction, of which the numerator is the number of male line officers, not restricted in the performance of duty, placed upon the promotion list pursuant to the report of the comparable board for the selection of line officers convened in the same fiscal year, and the denominator is the number of male line officers, not restricted in the performance of duty, in the promotion zone considered by that board. (d) The Secretary shall furnish the appropriate selection board convened under chapter 643 of this title with the number of male