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[72 Stat. 1512]
[72 Stat. 1512]
PUBLIC LAW 85-000—MMMM. DD, 1958

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10 USC 6409.

PUBLIC LAW 8 5 - 8 6 1 - S E P T. 2, 1958

[72 S T A T.

"(d) An officer who is to be eliminated from an active status under this section shall, if qualified, be given an opportunity to request transfer to the appropriate Retired Reserve and, if she requests it, shall be so transferred. If she is not transferred to the Retired Reserve, she shall, in the discretion of the Secretary, be transferred to the appropriate inactive status list or be discharged from the Naval Reserve or the Marine Corps Reserve. "(e) An officer may be eliminated from an active status under this section, only upon the recommendation of a board appointed by the Secretary and convened at such times as he directs."; (F) by inserting the following new section after section 6409:

    • § 6410. Naval Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve; officers: elimination from active status to provide a flow of promotion

"(a) Whenever he determines that such action is necessary to provide a steady flow of promotion for officers in an active status in the Naval Reserve or the Marine Corps Reserve, the Secretary of the Navy may convene a board to recommend an appropriate number of these officers for elimination from an active status. Subject to section 1005 of this title, officers so recommended may be eliminated from an active status as provided in subsection (b). "(b) An officer who is to be eliminated from an active status under this section shall, if qualified, be given an opportunity to request transfer to the appropriate Retired Reserve and, if he requests it, shall be so transferred. If he is not transferred to the Retired Reserve, he shall, in the discretion of the Secretary, be transferred to the appropriate inactive status list or be discharged from the Naval Reserve or the Marine Corps Reserve." (G) by inserting the following new items in the analysis: "6389. Naval Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve; officers: elimination from active status; computation of total commissioned service. •

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"6391. Naval Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve; officers: retirement at age 62. •

• "6397. Naval Reserves; officers in the Nurse Corps: elimination from active status. •

• "6403. Naval Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve; women officers: elimination from active status. •

« "6410. Naval Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve; officers: elimination from active status to provide a flow of promotion."

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(145) Th® analysis of chapter 577 is amended by striking out the following item: "6521. Allowance to dependents: designation of beneficiary."

10 USC 6901.

(146) Section 6901 is amended— (A) by striking out subsection (d) and the second sentence of subsection (f); ^ (B) by redesignating subsections (e) and (f) as " (d) " and "(e)", respectively; and (C) by adding the following new subsection at the end thereof: "(f) The Secretary shall report to Congress in January of each year on the progress of the flight instruction program of the Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps."