Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 70A.djvu/663

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605 or the Air National Guard, as the case may be, terminable in the President's discretion, without prejudicing his rank and without vacating his regular appointment. (b) The Secretary of the Army may detail enlisted members of the Regular Army for duty with the Army National Guard of each State and Territory, Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, and the District of Columbia. The Secretary of the Air Force may detail enlisted members of the Regular Air Force for duty with the Air National Guard of each State and Territory, Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, and the District of Columbia. § 316. Detail of members of Army National Guard for rifle instruction of civilians The President may detail officers and noncommissioned officers of the Army National Guard to duty as instructors at rifle ranges for the training of civilians in the use of military arms. § 317. Command during joint exercises with Federal troops When any part of the National Guard that is not in Federal service participates in an encampment, maneuver, or other exercise for instruction, together with troops in Federal service, the command of the post, air base, or other place where it is held, and of the troops in Federal service on duty there, remains with the officers in Federal service who command that place and the Federal troops on duty there, without regard to the rank of the officers of the National Guard not in Federal service who are temporarily participating in the exercise. §318. Compensation for disablement during training A member of the National Guard is entitled to the hospital benefits, pay and allowances, pensions, and other compensation provided by law or regulation for a member of the Regular Army or the Regular Air Force, as the case may be, of corresponding grade and length of service, whenever he is in training under section 502, 503, 504, or 505 of this title— (1) for a period of more than 30 days, and is disabled in line of duty from disease while so employed; or (2) for any period of time, and is disabled in line of duty from injury while so employed. §319.

Compensation for disablement during training when not covered by section 318 of this title (a) Under regulations to be prescribed by the President, a member of the National Guard— (1) who is injured, or contracts a disease, in line of duty while traveling to or from, or while attending, an encampment, maneuver, or other exercise, or a service school, under section 503, 504, or 605 of this title: or (2) who is injured in line of duty while performing an aerial flight; is entitled to the benefits of subsection (b). (b) So far as any benefit named in this subsection is not provided for him under section 318 of this title, a member covered by subsection (a) is entitled to—